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the revolutionists have at present decidedly the advantage. The English steamer Talisman, from Carthagena, which port she left on the 9th inst., arrived at Aspinwall on the 11th. She reports five vessels-of-war being fitted out at the former port, with a force of one thousand men. It was rumored that their destination was ChaIntendente General, on suspicion of having connived at their desertion. A small steamer, in a disabled condition, is the only Granadian war vessel at present at Aspinwall, which leaves that place in a defenceless condition; and should the expedition now being fitted out in Carthagena actually sail for Aspinwall, it will probably eAspinwall, it will probably effect a landing, unless the American and English naval forces prevent it. The only American vessel-of-war now there is the storeship Falmouth. A British ship-of-war is daily expected to arrive. The native citizens of Panama, including the heads of families, are to have a meeting to-day, in pursuance of a call from the Governo
Dr. Sutherland, of Richmond, who has lived for the last ten years at Aspinwall and in South America, has lately returned to Virginia. The interesting letters of Dr. S. from the South have graced many of the leading daily publications of the two countries. We are glad to welcome him back to Old Virginia.
The Daily Dispatch: July 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Barons for the President and Cabinet. (search)
Naval Affairs. --U. S. brig Bainbridge arrived at Aspinwall, from New York, on the 28th ult. U. S. frigate Cumberland has arrived at Boston, from Fortress Monroe. The Marion and Dale, bound South, have sailed from Portsmouth, N. H. The following officers of the U. S. steamship Wyoming, at Panama, have resigned: Commander J. K. Mitchell Lt. S. R. Porter, Midshipmen S. W. Averet, and S. H. Hackett, and Third Assistant Engineer G. D. Lining. Lieut. George S. Shryock, of the Saranac, has also resigned.
-The steam gunboat Keystone States, Commander Scott, with 140 men, arrived at Aspinwall yesterday from Surinam. She will remain at Aspinwall five or six days, and tAspinwall five or six days, and take 350 tons of coal. She reports that the gunboat Iroquois was at St. Thomas on the 8th. The steam war-ship Richmond took coals in at Kingston, Jamaica, Sept, 3 Tght in endeavoring to escape from the Nazarene. The white man was shipped at Aspinwall on the Nazarene by the name of Caughlin, but was a deserted from the ship Zenas Coffin, at Aspinwall upon which vessel he went by the name James Dilano. Mr. Peterson, who is trading between Aspinwall and Porto Bello, says that on Sundayscaped, and was arrested again on Monday. The razee Macedonian arrived at Aspinwall on the 17th. She is now at Porto Bello, taking in water. The United States brig Bainbridgt is also at Aspinwall. Surgeon Johnson, of the Bainbridge, has been transferred to the United States sloop-of-war Cyane, last at Acapulco. The S
Later from California.arrival of the steamer Northern light. more Gold from California--Probability of the capture of the Sumter, &c. New York, Dec. 4 --The steamer Northern Light, from Aspinwall, has arrived, bringing $870,000 in treasure from California. Captain Tinklepaugh reports that information had been received at Aspinwall that the privateer Sumter was at Martinique November 9th, and that the United States gun-boat Iroquois was within three hours sail of her. Advices from Cartagena state that Gen. Cassal has been defeated, and that the Archbishop of Bogota has been expelled by Gen. Mosquera, and that the latter's forces occupied a part of Antioquia. Deplorable accounts from Bolivia have been received. The Commander General at Lapaz had ordered the execution of 200 persons engaged in the recent revolutionary movements there. Among those executed were ex-President Cerders, Gen. Hermosa, a number of priests, and four colonels.
Riot at Aspinwall. --A serious riot occurred at Aspinwall on the 24th of January, between the police and the soldiery, sent from Panama by the Governor. They got into a quarrel with the jailor, broke open the jail, and set all the prisoners at liberty. Squently they went around the town and arrested several innocent and respectable persons opposed to the administration in politics. Several shots were fired, and one or two men were killed and some wounded. Riot at Aspinwall. --A serious riot occurred at Aspinwall on the 24th of January, between the police and the soldiery, sent from Panama by the Governor. They got into a quarrel with the jailor, broke open the jail, and set all the prisoners at liberty. Squently they went around the town and arrested several innocent and respectable persons opposed to the administration in politics. Several shots were fired, and one or two men were killed and some wounded.
who watches the transactions of the Bulls and Bears in it, and marks the comparative ease with which a change of one or two per cent. can be made in its market rate, the absurdity of all reasoning in reference to prices based upon the idea that every advance in gold notes a corresponding depreciation in currency becomes very manifest. The New York Herald, of the 25th, says: The high premium on gold in this city has stimulated shipments of the precious metal from California. The Aspinwall steamer that arrived yesterday brought $837,000. and by telegraph from San Francisco we learn that the steamer which left that city on the 11th inst., has on board $950,000, and the steamer of the 21st has $1,114,000--making a total monthly shipment of nearly three millions of dollars consigned to this city. The next month may be expected to produce a still greater increase; so that the precious metal will soon find its level, the market being glutted, and the supply being in excess of th
sufficient to look after the place, which, by the bye is said to be half destroyed by the rebels. The Red river is still infested by the rebel gunboats William H. Webb and Music, which commit all sorts of depredations. To stop their doings, the gunboat Cayuga has been ordered to the Red river, and no doubt will succeed in overtaking and capturing the rebel boats. The premium on gold. The high premium on gold has stimulated shipments of the precious metal from California. The Aspinwall steamer that arrived at New York on Thursday brought $873,000, and from San Francisco we learn that the steamer which left that city on the 11th instant has on board $950,000, and the steamer of the 21st has $1,114,000--making a total monthly shipment of nearly three million of dollars. The premium on gold declined considerably Friday. At the Baltimore stock board $62,000 sold at 115¼;@116¼, against 119¼ on Thursday. There was also a similar decline Friday in New York, sales of $1,400,0
Gen. R. E. Led's Body Guard--fifty Dollars bounty. --I am authorized to raise a company of Cavalry for special service, as Scouts, Guides, and Couriers with General R. E. Lee. All persons not already in the service, or not actually enrolled as conscripts, will be received. A splendid chance for volunteering in a select corps is here offered. The extension of the Conscript act will soon be enforced, and those between the ages of 35 and 45 called into service. You now have an opportunity of enlisting in a nice service. The honorable and advantageous nature of this service will recommend itself to all. Everything furnished except horses. For further particulates, address me at Appomattox Court-House J. W. Lawson. Lieut. J. W. Lawson, at Aspinwall, Charlotte, Va, and Lieut. W. H. Milner, of Meadsville, Hallfax, Va., and Capt. E. M. Walker, at Richmond, Va. are authorized to receive members for this company [oc 14--6t*] J. W. L.
ngers to its ravages; but the passengers were afterwards informed that no yellow fever; and prevailed there for same time. The conduct of the officers and crew of the Alabama, while in charge of the Ariel, was extremely courteous. They were in regular communication with the United States, both by letters and papers and were fully cognizant of our days of sailing, and that there were no cruisers to intercept her in these waters. For this reason the specie to come by the Ariel was left at Aspinwall as Capt. Jones did not think it prudent to bring it. The Outrages in Fredericksburg. A letter in the Tribune, dated Fredericksburg, December 15th, says: The old mansion of Douglas Gordon — perhaps the wealthiest citizen in the vicinity — is new used as the headquarters of Gen. Howard, but before he occupied it every room had been torn with shot, and then all the elegant furniture and works of art broken and smashed by the soldiers, who burst into the house after having drive
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