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Spain taking possession of St. Domingo. New York, Aug. 8 --Dates from Havana to the 3d instant have been received. The Captain General was absent. He was absence for the purpose of taking formal possession of St. Domingo. Spain taking possession of St. Domingo. New York, Aug. 8 --Dates from Havana to the 3d instant have been received. The Captain General was absent. He was absence for the purpose of taking formal possession of St. Domingo.
From St. Deminge. New York, Aug. 11. --The brig Laura has arrived with dates from St. Domingo to July 25th. The war between Hayti and Spain had ended and all difficulties been adjusted. The Spanish authorities have issued a decree abolishing slavery forever.
From St. Domingo City. --By the arrival of the British brig Laura, Capt. Langthorne, at New York, advices from St. Domingo City to July 25th, have been received. The war between Hayti and Spain is at an end, the difficulty between the two countries being amicably arranged. The Dominican armies have returned to the frontiers. A decree has been issued by the Spanish authorities, declaring slavery forever abolished there, and any person interfering with it will be considered liable, uSt. Domingo City to July 25th, have been received. The war between Hayti and Spain is at an end, the difficulty between the two countries being amicably arranged. The Dominican armies have returned to the frontiers. A decree has been issued by the Spanish authorities, declaring slavery forever abolished there, and any person interfering with it will be considered liable, under the conspirator's act. Emigration from the United States is particularly desired, the Government offering as an inducement tracts of land, and insuring all emigrants, so accepting, the terms of protection. Even the American residents there favor the project, and desire emigration. The health of the country is good.
Conspiracy in Hayti. New York, Aug. 24 --Intelligence from Hayti to the 8th inst. has been received A formidable conspiracy to overthrow the Government has been discovered. Several conspirators were arrested. Advices from St. Domingo report that the inhabitants are reconciled to the Spanish Government.
ithin the limits of the U. S. Army free. The Times editorially advises a compromise between the North and the South. It is stated that leading houses in Liverpool have purchased 15,000 bales of Surat cotton for shipment to New York. A terrible accident has occurred on the Brighton Railway. Two excursion trains came in collision in the tunnel. Twenty-three persons were killed, and a considerable number wounded. Earl Russell, in a manifesto on the Spanish occupation of San Domingo, says that American forbearance cannot be calculated on as permanent. France. The hearing of the appeal in the Mires case was progressing. The Attorney General had argued in favor of the maintenance of the past decision. The Pays denies the report that the Government had notified the foreign ambassadors that France would maintain the occupation of Rome. The Ministry of Marine propose a large increase of the officers of the navy, of which the Emperor approves, and says
rkish town of Neuna, when the garrison refused to surrender and blew up the tower, all perishing in the ruins. The French naval divisions will remain off the coast of Syria the whole winter, for the protection of the Christians. Felix Belly, the projector of the Nicaragna Canal, was taking legal steps against the English company, which was assuming rights over the projected canal. The Madrid journals announce that the principal difficulties in the way of a reorganization of San Domingo have been removed. The Eppeca, in the course of a remarkable article, says that, in view of the present state of things in Europe, it is necessary to evacuate the Tetuan on honorable conditions, in order to allow the concentration of Spanish forces. Massachusetts State Democratic Convention. Worcester, Sept. 18. --The Democratic State Convention met here to-day. Moses Bates was elected President; and, after some preliminary business, the following nominations were made:
rrespondent of the Times, under date of yesterday, says that highly important advices have been received from Cuba. The Spanish war steamer Leone was waiting at Cadiz for the result of the Cabinet conference in relation to an European coalition against Mexico, and that the advices of the ultimatum of Spain might be immediately dispatched to the Governor-General of Cuba. In the meantime, an expedition is being fitted out at Havana for Mexico, under the pretext that its destination is San Domingo. The expedition will consist of six batteries howitzers, and 10,000 men, and they will be ready to start the latter part of next month. It is given out that Spain is taking these steps against Mexico on her own responsibility, but advices state definitely that England and France send their quota of men, and will co-operate with fleets in the Gulf. The whole country will be startled by this movement, and the public will view the regulation of Mexican affairs as the least importa
the Sallie. From the New York Post, of the 24th of October, we take the following: The brig Granada, Captain Pettingill, from Nuevitas to New York, was taken as a prize by the privateer Sallie, off Charleston, on the 13th inst., in latitude 33, longitude 71, at midnight. The captain, second mate and two seamen of the Granada, were taken on board the privateer, and on the 15th, in latitude 29, longitude 70, were transferred to the British schooner Greyhound, Captain Gamage, from St. Domingo city, and brought to this port.--Mr. Russell Butterfield, the first officer of the brig, was detained on board the vessel to navigate her into Charleston or Savannah. The cook — a white man-- and one of the seamen volunteered on board the privateer. The Granada had a cargo of 400 hogsheads of sugar, melado and molasses, and a quantity of cedar, and was consigned to Messrs. Thomas Owen & Son, of this city. The privateers took from the captain his clothes and nautical instruments. T
lel, and Donegal sated on the instant for the Gull, with a well-appointed force of marine and some heavy Armstrong guns on board. Napoleon had ordered his contingent to leave from whatever ports the vessels designated were stationed, while Spain was burning with impatience for the moment of action. The Season of Cortes had been opened in Madrid. Queen Isabella in her spaced infers, in the most mandatory strain, to the recent successes of her diplomats and troops, both in Venezuela and San Domingo, and is quite hopeful of prospects in Mexico. Foreign affairs — death of distinguished citizens of Europe, &c. From the New York Herald, of the 25th, we take the following synopsis of foreign news received by the steamship Æ ma. The Æma from Liverpool the 13th and Queenstown the 14th inst., arrived at this port yesterday evening. Her news is four bays later than that throughout by the Asia. The Liverpool cotton market remained firm to the latest moment, with prices fen
convention which, with this object, has been signed by the representatives of the three Powers. That Spanish island, the first discovery of which immortalized the name of Columbus, forms once more a part of our monarchy The inhabitants of St. Domingo, menaced by foreign enemies, wearied by internal disorders invoked in the midst of its conflicts the august name of the nation to which it had been indebted for civilization and life. It would have been unworthy of us to contemplate its suffeions and by an inextineuis table love for Spain. Convinced that this appeal that these wishes, were spontaneous and unanimous, I did not he a to welcome them, more attentive to honor than to convenience of my people. The inhabitants of St. Domingo have seen their wishes realized. The elements of riches which their fertile soil contains begin to be developed in the bosom of profound peace, and the zeal as well as the justice of my Government and of the authorities will efface the traces
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