, from Queenstown
on the 14th of December, reached Halifax
on the 20th ult., on her voyage to Boston
Her news is one work labor than the advices of the Scotia
Consuls closed in London
on the 13th ult., at 92½ a 92¼ The Billiton
in the Bank of England had decreased by £ 72,000 sterling.
cotton market was buoyant, and prices advanced from one-half to three-fourths of a penny per pound on middling and lower qualities.
The stock on hand amounted to two hundred and fifty-four thousand bales. On the 13th ult. the market was quiet at the advance.
Flour was steady at a in Liverpool
on the 13th ult. The Liverpool
provision market was inactive, with prices looking downwards.
The British newspaper comments on American affairs are generally of an unimportant character.
The London Shipping Gazette
notices the concentration of English North American war off Bermuda
The writer states that Admiral
the had been "Instructed" to protect Britten
from "outrages" at the hands of Federal cruiser lying in British waters.
The recently formed London Emancipation Society had framed circulars to semisters of all denomleations, arging them to give prominence to the subject of negro emancipation from their pulpits, in view of the inanguration of Mr. Lincoln
's emancipation policy with the new year.
The London Star
says a most enthusiastic meeting has been held at Lambeth
, to express eympathy with the anti-slavery policy in America
About three thousand persons were present.
's eldest son was mortally wounded in a duel with the Italian
who arrested his father after the affair at Apromonte.
was also wounded severely.
A return shows that during the present year forty six American ships have been registered at Liverpool
under British names.