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The Confederate steamer Sumter--powerful artillery.

--The London correspondent of the New York. Times. has the following about the Confederate steamer Sumter:

The English Government let the Sumter steam out of the Mersey the other day loaded with munitions of war and the most powerful artillery ever sent from this country to the South. You thought, perhaps, you had heard the last of the Sumter. Not a bit of it. She lay disabled at Gibraltar, was sold to a Confederate sympathizer, had her name changed to the Gibraltar, came to England, has been thoroughly overhanded and refitted, and now is off again, loaded, as I said, with material of war. Mr. Adams did his utmost to stop her, but without avail. It was declared that she carried her immense guns as freight, so she cleared for Nassau, and steamed off in triumph.

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