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Arrival of Maximilian at Vera Cruz. Maximilian arrived at Vera Cruz on the 28th of May. At 2 P. M the Novara entered the bay amidst a salvo of one hundred cannon. Fort Union, the ships, the wharf, were all crowded with banners At 5 o'clock Almonte, accompanied by other officials, proceeded on board the Novara. In the meantime a proclamation from the Emperor had been issued, beginning, "Mexicans, you have desired to have me," and expressing his intention to devote his whole strength and heart to their welfare. After a private conversation with Almonte the Emperor received the principal functionaries. --His Majesty wore a black coat, while pantaloons and vest, and black cravat, which was the dress the deputation were ordered to wear. The deputation being introduced by the Minister Velasquez de Leon, the Perfect addressed his Majesty, extolling as memorable the day he had arrived, and predicting a new era for the country. The Emperor read a brief reply in Spanish,