The steamer Persia
, from Liverpool
, 26th, has arrived at New York.
cotton market closed firmer.
's letter to Lord Russell, on withdrawing from London
, is published.
It quotes his instructions from Richmond
, which state that Mr. Davis
believes that the English Government
is determined to decline his overtures for friendly relations, and will not receive a minister; and, therefore, it is no longer conducive to the interests, nor consistent with the dignity, of the Confederate Government, for Mr. Mason
to continue his residence at London
The London Index
says it is not contemplated to withdraw Mr. Slidell
The prospect of the fall of Charleston
is much debated in England
The friends of the South
assert that it will not affect the issue, and the editor of the Army and Navy Gazette
) cannot perceive what great military advantage would accrue from the capture.
has overflown its bed to the height of two metres, and the line of country upon that river is submerged.
The Seine has also risen to a considerable height.
of the 25th, says that the question whether the Poles are to be recognized in the quality as belligerents has been continually raised by one of the two great maritime powers.
, Georgia, and Conrad, have been visiting the ports of Cape of Good Hope
, and have captured the American ships Sea Bride
, and Santee
, and bonded them.
The steamer Vanderbilt
left St. Helena on the 20th of August, in pursuit of rebel pirates.
The frigate Liverpool
is left in the Mersey
, as is reported, to watch the suspected iron rains.
Advices from Bombay
, of September 9th, say that the man arrested as Nena Sahib proved not to be him.