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ellion. The English brig Mary Morton reports that the privateer Sumter and the Federal gun-boat Iroquois had a severe engagement, and one of them is now at Martinique for repairs. This is doubted. The latest commercial reports quote Federal 6's at 88, and 5's at 80; Erie shares at 47; Virginia 6's 46. Cotton 40 cents pches from Captain Palmer, command the steamer Iroquois, in which he minutely relates his movements in order to capture the pirate Sumter. The Government at Martinique, be says refused to give the Sumter coal, but allowed her to come to St. Pierro, where she obtained a supply from English merchants. The Sumter had been receiver. It is understood here that the Captain of the United States gun-boat Iroquois will be brought to rigid account for not capturing the privateer Sumter at Martinique. His extraordinary regard for Capt. Semmes, of the Sumter, because the latter was his school mate, and had once been his superior officer is looked upon as a d