, with Liverpool
dates to the 19th and Londonderry
dates to the 20th, arrived at Portland, Me.
, on the 4th inst.
Lord Stratherden has given notice in the House of Lords that he would move for copies of dispatches from Mr. Mason
to the English Government
relative to the claims of the Confederates
to be acknowledged by Great Britain
Meetings, lectures, &c., in favor of Lincoln
's emancipation policy daily occur in various parts of England
At St. James's Hall a resolution condemning the Lord Mayor
for inviting Mason
to the Mansion House
was unanimously carried.
complains that the grand old antislavery cause has degenerated into a mere cats paw to Seward
The Bank of Mobile has remitted to London
about £10,000 in specie to meet the demand until July, 1864, of the interest on the bonds of Alabama
The Shipping Gazette
points out that the accounts of the Charleston
affair are far too meagre to justify any Government taking decided action.
. Feb. 20.--Cotton declined 1d; sales 7000 bales. Fair and middling Orleans
24 ½d@26½d. Breadstuffs downward.
Bank of England reduced discount to 4 per cent.
The rumor that France
considers that the Charleston
blockade was raised still lacks confirmation.
In the Prussian Assembly
a resolution was brought forward that Prussia
should not side with either party in the Polish Russian
war. The insurrection is spreading throughout Poland
Considerable transactions were made in American securities in London
, because of the impression that the strife will end ere long.
It is reported that a French diplomatic note has been addressed to Prussia
on the subject of Prussian interference in Poland
Advices from Paris
mention a contract for a Confederate loan to have been received for three million pounds, in bonds at 7 per cent.