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The State of the case. --The London Times, commenting upon the excuses which have been made by the Yankees for the seizure of Messrs. Mason and Slidell, observes, in substance, that they have taken as precedents one or two cases of acknowledged wrong done by Great Britain, and endeavored to draw them out into precedents. A code of laws, founded upon precedents of wrong, would certainly cut a very pretty figure. In common life, we would all be justified in committing theft and murder, wh no. It is sufficient for him that he feels it to be such. It must be disavowed, before he can take a single step, in the direction of conciliation. So, we take it, the case stands with nations. In the present instance the Yankee Government must first disavow the intention to insult, and prove its sincerity in such disavowal, by restoring Messrs. Mason and Slidell to the position they occupied when they were seized. It is galling to Yankee pride, no doubt, to do this, but it must be done.
Death of Prince Albert--the difficulty between Begland and the United States. Our advices from the North are to the 24th inst.The papers contain the latest news from Europe, received on the 22d. The death of Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria, is announced among the prominent items of intelligence. He died after a brief illness, of gastric fever, and the royal house of England is suddenly plunged into affliction, which temporarily diverts attention from affairs on this side of the Atlantic. We have, however, a statement that the British merchant marine had been warned by the Government that war with the United States was imminent. Further developments of the policy of the Lincoln Cabinet in regard to Messrs. Mason and Slidell, will be found in the telegraphic column.
ating the public mind — that is, the arrest of Mason and Slidell. Many of our extracts are taken ftructed to demand the absolute delivery of Messrs. Mason and Slidell, and their Secretaries. The qconsideration for the surrender of Slidell and Mason be offered, it may be made. A prominent mord Lyons would not demand his passports; that Mason and Slidell would not be given up, and that the Government last evening decided to surrender Mason and Slidell, is without any foundation whateveState relative to the seizure of the traitors, Mason and Slidell. The French Minister gave a d British Government relative to the seizure of Mason and Slidell on board the Trent were laid beforto Boston in the San Jacinto, let him take Messrs. Mason and Slidell on board, proceed with them toe Navy, in saying anything about the arrest of Mason and Slidell. The matter should have been kept editorial on the subject of the arrest of Messrs. Mason and Slidell, from which we take the follow[6 more...]
t of the death of Prince Albert. The Herald says they work at nights and on Sundays, in the Tower of London, preparing arms to be used against the United States, and thinks the northern foundries require double labor. It urges the reorganization in the navy for the building of new ships, iron clad, and a large number of batteries. Lincoln has signed the bill to promote efficiency in the U. S. Navy. A Paris correspondent of the Herald says that the French Government has signified to Great Britain her willingness to recognize the Rebel Government immediately. The Confederate steamer Nashville is in the Dry Dock, at Southampton, undergoing repairs. An express from Halifax says that Messrs. Hunter and Breckinridge have been appointed Commissioners in the place of Mason and Slidell, and have left for Europe. The war feeling is fully aroused all over Canada. The cotton market in New York unchanged — prices ranging from 37 to 40 cents. Stocks very dull.
Lord Lyons and the Lincoln Government. Intelligence received in official quarters represents that Lord Lyons has made a demand upon the Lincoln Government for the immediate restoration of Messrs. Mason and Slidell, and that the demand met with a peremptory refusal. We give the statement as we received it, preferring to await positive developments before placing implicit faith in any report.