tor Barney, on account of the Government,) is in very small packages, it is in the seeded, state, moreover, and when it is cleaned, these will lose about three-fourths their weight.
Scott and Mexico.
It appears that Gen. Scott was nominated to the Federal Senate on the 22d February as a special envoy to Mexico, to aid Mr. Corwin in the present troubled aspect of affairs there.
But a Washington correspondent writes:
A majority of the Senate are opposed to any intervention in Mexican affairs, and of course, will refuse to confirm Gen. Scott's appointment, as it is only part of the scheme.
Another correspondent says:
There will be no occasion for the mission of General Scott unless the Senate should determine to adopt the suggestions of the President, which render the appointment of a special Minister proper.
The Government's mail by the last steamer has not yet been received, but only a continuation of friendly expressions are expected — at least, while the