Chronicle of Sunday, the 20th instant.
Gold closed at the evening exchange, Saturday evening, in New York, at 219¾.
There is literally nothing of interest from the North.
A blockade raised.
Lincoln has raised the blockade on Norfolk, Fernandina and Pensacola, in a proclamation, in which he says:
Now, therefore, be it known that I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, pursuant to the authority in me vested by the fifth section of the act of Congress, approved on the 13th day of July, 1861, entitled "An act further to provide for the collection of duties on imports and for other purposes," do hereby declare that the blockade of the said ports of Norfolk, Fernandina and Pensacola shall so far cease and determine, from and after the first day of December next, that commercial intercourse with those ports, except as to persons, things and information contraband of war, may, from that time, be carried on, subject to the laws of the United States, to the limitatio
Rio Janeiro a rebel spy, lately second 'lieutenant on the Tallahassee, who was engaged in chartering vessels to load with coffee for Bermuda on rebel Government account.
He had already secured two English vessels for this purpose.
At a mass meeting held in Toronto on Monday night, called by the Mayor for the purpose of condemning the proceedings of the Government in regard to the "rebel raiders," resolutions approving its action were adopted by a large majority.
The port of Fernandina, Florida, has been designated by Secretary Fessenden, with the concurrence of Lincoln, as a place for the purchase of products of the rebellious States on Government account, and a purchasing agent, to be located there, has been appointed.
A fire occurred in the coal oil works of Blackburn & Co., Philadelphia, on Monday night, which spread and burnt fifty dwellings.
Fifteen persons were burnt to death.
The New York News, edited by Ben Wood, denounces Fernando Wood for going over to