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continues neutral on the American question, and has confined herself to the condition of French subjects in America, and regrets that the demands for reparation of injuries have not been responded to the manner expected from the Washington Government. The Phare de la Lerre denies the statement that the French Government has sent any war vessels in pursuit of the rebel ram Stonewall, and says the Cabinet of the Tuileries does not consider it possesses the right to pursue the ram of the slave States, though in completing her fitting out in French waters she committed an audacious violation of our neutrality, and we hope the investigation into the subject will not be null. It is impossible for the affair to remain where it is. The Paris correspondent of the Times gives a report that France has assured the American Government that there is no truth in the reported cession of Mexican territory. It is more of a lien on the produce of certain mines as security for the French expenses. He also repudiates the rumors of a contemplated recognition of the South by Napoleon.
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