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Later from Europe — the rebel rams building in France.

The steamship Asia, from Queenstown on the 2d of April reached Halifax on the 14th, on her voyage to Boston. The news is generally unimportant.

It is said that Maximilian's difficulties with the Restorer of Austria were arranged, and that the of Mexico would soon be announced It was not proclaimed, however, at the latest date. Napoleon dispatched one of his Generate to aid in the solution of the Hapsburg family complications about Mexico.

The rebel privateer Georgia was in the river Garonne, France, opposite Bordeaux, for refitting. --The crew of the Georgia would not give any information relative to the recent operations or the alleged burning of the American ship William Cramptoe.

A correspondence between Secretary Seward and the British authorities on the Chesapeake case was punished; but it adds nothing to what is already known on the subject.

In Denmark the Prussians had opened the first before Dupfel. It is said that the Hungarians in the Austrian army retired from before federate in a sort of revolutionary or mutinous spirit. The negotiations for a conference were still going on.

A bond a paper says that Napoleon will gain his end in having a Congress led by the very power which rejected the original proposition for such an .

The British channel squadron had been ordered to make ready for sea.

Garibaldi was to have a very grand reception in Southampton.

The Liverpool cotton market was quiet, with unchanged rates, on the 3d of April. Breadstuffs inactive and looking downward. Provisions heavy, with a downward tendency. Consols closed in London on the 21 at 91½ . American securities closed that.

The French papers publish an article from the Opinion National, of Paris, which includes official documents, and proves that the French Government is quietly conniving at the efforts of the rebel agents to have iron clad war vessels built in France for the rebel service. From recitations of the Opinion, it appears that firm at Nantes and Bordeaux have been for months at work building war vessels, ostensibly for China, but really for the rebels. Mr. Dayton last fall laid before the French Government proofs of the real destination of the vessels, and after much delay the work was stopped by Government orders. But during the last two months, as the Opinion declares, that work has been resumed, and two of the vessels are now ready to be passed over to the rebel agents. Lieut Maury and Captain Buttock have been prominent in these negotiations. These vessels are iron-clad, and the rebel authorities have ordered an entire fleet, which the Government of Napoleon. III. seems willing to have built at French ports, in spits of its relegated desire to maintain a strict neutrality.

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