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ent of the New York Times, under date of the 16th inst., says: The Navy Department has received dispatches from Captain Palmer, command the steamer Iroquois, in which he minutely relates his movements in order to capture the pirate Sumter. e obtained a supply from English merchants. The Sumter had been received with courtesy at the seat of Government, and Capt. Palmer discovered, to use his own language, that "this farce of non-recognition of the Confederate flag by France and EnglandFrench, they sympathized with Louisiana, to which State they thought the Sumter belonged. Throughout his proceedings Captain Palmer was apprehensive and fearful that the sumter would escape him, and wished she were anywhere else than under the Frencthrowing every obstacle in his way. The Governor, however, repudiated everything unlike friendliness in reply to Captain Palmer's complaint. Owing to the distance from shore which the Iroquois was obliged to occupy, and the fact that the bay is