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esident Davis. We now have a full confirmation of the news, by the last European steamer. She reached-Southampton on the 21st of November, with the "rebel" flag flying. On her voyage out she fell in with the American ship Harvey Birch, from Havre, bound to New York; and after taking the captain and crew on board the steamer, set fire to the prize and burned her to the water's edge. The "prisoners" were set at liberty on their arrival at Southampton. The Nashville is commanded by Capt. Robert B. Pegram, C. S. N., a native of Virginia and a gallant officer. It is stated that he communicated with Mr. Yancey directly after his arrival at the British port. A leading abolition paper of New York intimates that the Nashville is "fitting out" at Southampton, and may, very possibly, waylay and capture the steamship Arago, making captives of Gen. Scott, Archbishop Hughes, and Thurlow Weed. Another takes up the alarm, and says that "Government ought to lose no time in dispatching steamers