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Later from Europe.

New York, Dec. 19
--The Royal mail steamship Scot is, from Liverpool on the 6th inst, arrived at this port this morning

The London newspapers advance nothing new on American affairs.

The Paris Moniteur, in a quast official form, alludes to the presence of a French squadron at New Orleans, which is represented to have greatly elated the disaffected population.

The London Globe thinks that the situation of America promises striking results soon.

The Times thinks the Democratic successes have rendered the Government desperate instead of daunting it; and it looks upon the last advices as the worst yet, indicating that the propagation of a servile war is about to commence.

Mr. Gladstone, in a letter to Professor Newman, denies that he has expressed any sympathy with the Southern cause or passed an eulogium on Jeff. Davis. He has thought it out of his province to praise or blame in-such a complicated question.--He claims to be ‘"a much better friend of the Northern Americans than those who encourage them to persevere in their hopeless and destructive enterprise."’

The French Government has concluded contracts for the supply of the army in Mexico for two years from which a prolonged occupation of that country is inferred.

The cotton famine distress in France was increasing in severity.

The Paris Bourse was heavy at 75!.

The Greek question remains unchanged. It is rumored that some of the Greeks will ask for the son of Lord Derby, in case they fail to obtain Prince Alfred as King.

It was rumored that Signor Pasolini was trying to form an Italian Ministry.

A squadron of lancers recently mutinied at Petersburg.

The steamers New York and Nova Scotia arrived at Liverpool on the 5th inst.

Death of James Sheridan Knowles.

The last steamer from Europe brings us intelligence of the death, at Torquay, in Devonshire, of Jas. Sheridan Knowles. Mr. Knowles was born in Cork, in the year 1784, and received the name of Sheridan in consequence of his connection with the family, which has been rendered Illustrious by the varied talents both of its male and female branches.

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