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Miscellaneous.

The London papers laugh a good deal at Seward's awkward back-down in the Florida case.

The Theatre Royal, at Edinburg, was totally destroyed by fire on the 13th ultimo, and a number of persons were killed and injured.

It was reported in London that Queen Victoria had made the poet Tennyson a baronet.

Work on the Atlantic telegraph was being rapidly pushed forward, and it is expected that the entire cable will be ready by the 1st of next June.

Consols closed in London on the 17th ultimo at from eighty nine and five eighths to eighty-nine and seven eighths for money. The Liverpool cotton and breadstuffs markets on the same day were dull, with a declining tendency.--Provisions and produce were steady, without any quotable change.

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