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The rebel Commissioners in England.--A gentleman who was present and heard what he reports, relates that the Commissioners from the rebel States having been formally introduced to Mr. Bates, the head of the house of Baring Brothers, the great financier told them to proceed. They commenced with a most elaborate and glowing description of the resources and wealth of the rebel States. After a pause-- Mr. Bates--Have you finished? Commissioners--Not quite. [Then a speech from Commissioner No. 2, and a pause.] Mr. Bates--Have you finished? Commissioners--Almost. [Then a speech from Commissioner No. 3, and a pause.] Mr. Bates--Are you through? Commissioners--Yes, sir; you have our case. Mr. Bates--What States did you say composed your Confederacy? Commissioners--Mississippi, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Louisiana. Mr. Bates--And Mr. Jefferson Davis is your President? Commissioners--He is. We are proud of him. Mr. Bates--We kn