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The Lincoln Cabinet on the Mason and Slidell affair. The report so freely circulated yesterday that Lincoln's Cabinet have decided to accede to England's demand, even if it involves a surrender of Messrs. Mason and Slidell, is not confirmed by any advices that have come to hand. We have received the New York Herald, of the 21st inst., which contains no such announcement, though there is an abundance of editorial speculation upon the probabilities of such a decision.
quadrons a wide berth, and concentrate their efforts on single ships. France. The speculations from France in regard to the English-American difficulty are contradictory. The Paris correspondent of the Daily News learns that when Mr. Slidell was taking leave of his wife on board the Trent, he placed his dispatches in her hand, told her to go to her cabin, sit at the porthole, and that if an attempt was made to take the box from her, to drop it into the sea. Mrs. Slidell obeyed hisMrs. Slidell obeyed his orders, was not molested, and took the dispatches safely to England. The Paris Patric learns that the San Jacinto in November last searched a French vessels. These facts, says the Patric, are of some importance, as proving that the Cabinet at Washington fancies that it has the power to exercise the right of search to its full extent. Some writers say that France will remain a quiet spectator of passing events. Others state that there is a disposition to employ the army and navy in c
ore our readers this morning a summary of the most important news from the North: The Mason-Slidell affair — determination of the Lincoln Government to accede to any demands England may make. emanating from a source entitled to consideration. Important from Washington — Mason and Slidell to be delivered up if Demanded. Under the above caption the New York Herald, of the 21st inas the conditions of her neutrality, even if these demands involve the restoration of Mason and Slidell to the protection of the British flag, and a disavowal of and an apology for their seizure by C Let our Government, then, meet the requisitions of Lord Lyons, in the restitution of Mason and Slidell to British protection, and in acknowledging that while Captain Wilkes would have been right in er Majesty's government. Granted that these demands of England in this matter of Mason and Slidell were framed for war and not for peace, we have the right to call for a faithful adherence to th