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nd exultation of the North. tributes and attentions to Capt. Wilkes. concern among the Confederates. what Richmond oratorcident. The Trent affair. On the 8th of November, Capt. Wilkes, of the United States steam sloop-of-war San Jacinto, oong the usual exaggerations of that people. The act of Capt. Wilkes was not only approved by the Federal Secretary of the Ner the wonderful exploit. The city of New York offered Capt. Wilkes the hospitality of the city. Boston gave him a festivaendered the war memorable, and exulted in the idea that Capt. Wilkes had fired his shot across the bows of the ship that borersal Yankee nation is getting decidedly awake. As for Capt. Wilkes and his command, let the handsome thing be done. Consestain the high tone with which it had avowed the act of Capt. Wilkes. But this condition was to fail suddenly, signally; om nineteen millions of throats? Why the glorification of Wilkes? Why the cowardly insults to two unarmed gentlemen, their