Still later from the North.
We have received copies of New York papers of the 10th.
Gold was quoted at 210 3-4.
The Reception of the result of the Hampton Roads mission.
The New York papers publish in full the proceedings of the meeting at the African Church on Monday night last and the comments of the Richmond
press on the result of the peace mission.
The New York Times
The resolutions passed at the meeting were of like desperate character with Davis
's speech, and so, also, it appears, were the speeches of Stephens
and the others.
The Richmond press, it will be seen, are in a fearfully excited and belligerent condition of mind, and if it is possible now to fire the embers in the Southern
heart, it bids fair to be furiously done.
We fill a large portion of our news columns this morning with extracts from the Richmond papers of late dates.--What they think, or affect to think, or think proper to say about peace, the reader will learn who takes the trouble to go through these various extracts.--What their editors really know of the recent conference in Hampton Roads
may be seen in the message of Jeff. Davis
to the rebel Congress and the report of the commissioners themselves.
If the object was to conceal the details of that conference, they have succeeded perfectly.
If the commissioners merely went there to learn that President Lincoln
would treat for peace only on the basis of the Union
, they might, one would think, have saved themselves the trouble of the journey.
If they learned anything else, we must await President Lincoln
's communication to Congress, for the rebels shed no other light upon the subject.
From Grant's army.
The latest news from Grant
's army is given in the following paragraph:
The Army of the Potomac still held, on Tuesday evening last, all the ground along and west of Hatcher
's run, which it so bravely wrested from the rebels on the two preceding days, and it was believed to be General Grant
's design to permanently maintain the new position, which the men had already strongly intrenched.
The troops effecting this extension of the left of the army of the Potomac lines were the Fifth corps, two divisions of the Second, one division of the Sixth, and General Gregg
The fighting on Monday of the Fifth corps and the cavalry, with the rebels, was of a very severe and stubborn character.
The only disturbance of the quiet on Tuesday was caused by an attack of the enemy on a portion of the Fifth corps and the cavalry, which was soon repulsed with trifling loss on the Union
side; occasional brisk firing between the pickets and the opening of some of the Second corps artillery on the rebel works occurred, to the last of which no response was received.
A heavy rain, hail and snow storm prevailed during all Tuesday in the army.
We have no record of Wednesday's operations.
The Union losses in the fighting on Sunday and Monday are estimated at a total of eight hundred.
It is reported from Washington
that military and naval operations have commenced below Wilmington, North Carolina
, and news of the capture of the city, it is said, may be expected shortly.
It is stated in our Washington
dispatches that General Sherman
was expected to reach Branchville, South Carolina
, on the 6th instant.
A correspondent at Key West
informs us that the wreckers have set fire to and totally burned all that portion above water of the United States
steamer San Jacinto
, wrecked a short time ago on No-Name Key, Bahamas
They afterwards attacked the shipwrecked officers and crew, but were stoutly resisted.--Though a number of shots were exchanged, no one was reported as injured.
Two more English blockade-runners, the schooners Augusta
and Fanny McRae
, captured by the United States
and schooner Fox
, had arrived at Key West
The Baltimore American
of Friday evening says: ‘The notorious rebel guerrilla, Marry Gilmor
, who arrived here at a late hour on Wednesday night, yesterday left here for Fort Warren
, in charge of Major Young
and three Federal scouts in rebels clothes.
learned that Gilmor
's life was endangered at the Relay House
, when he proceeded to that post with an armed guard and protected him from danger.’
United States Marshal Murray
, in obedience to the instructions from Washington
, left New York for Montreal
, to take charge of twelve of the St. Albans
raiders, who will be delivered to him there, and brought to New York by him for trial.
Captain J. M. Gillis
, superintendent of the naval observatory in Washington
, died suddenly of apoplexy on Thursday, aged about fifty-three years.
has made over the prize money due him for the capture of the ram Albemarle
by a force under him to Lieutenant Cushing
General James S. Negley