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Later from Europe.

The steamer Persia brings European dates of the 23d ultimo.

The commercial depression in England was unaltered, but the funds were firmer.

A new Anglo-American abolition society has been opened in Bradford, England, as an auxiliary to the Western Freedman's Aid Society.

Lord Stanley advocated non-intervention in American affairs before his constituents in Lynn, England. He says that, if the Union troops overrun the whole rebel territory, then only will "political troubles" begin in the United States.

The Confederate aid bazaar continued in successful operation in Liverpool.

England finds it difficult to man her navy fully, and the attraction of seamen to the American naval service is cited as a leading cause.

Gloom and heaviness continued to prevail in commercial circles in England. Two Liverpool firms had failed in addition to those reported by the City of Manchester, Several failures had occurred in Manchester, including the house of Barrett & Wilson, calico printers.

There was a dull and declining market for American securities in London. United States five- twenties, ex-coupons, show a decline of one and a half per cent. on the week. Erie and Illinois Central railroad shares gave way one dollar.

The liabilities involved in the failures in Rio Janeiro and other towns in Brazil foot up eleven millions of pounds sterling.

Peace was still delayed between the Germans and Denmark by the consideration of some minor question.

Madrid journals urge the Spanish Government to retain possession of the Chincha islands as a pledge that Pern will afford satisfaction to Spain.

The Emperor and Empress of Russia were staying in the south of France.

Consols closed in London, on the 21st of October, at 88 ½88¾ for money. The Liverpool cotton market was dull, with little inquiry, and closed with weak prices on the 21st of October. Broad stuffs were very dull and looking downward. Provisions were quiet and steady.

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