Latest from Europe.
dates to the 18th have been received.
A Cabinet Council had been summoned to meet on the 23d of October. This is earlier than usual, and the consideration of the American
question is supposed to be one of the purposes of the meeting.
The proposition before the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce in favor of memorializing the Government
to recognize the South
had been withdrawn.
The Southern Club at Liverpool
gave a grand banquet to Ex-Governor Morehead
, of Kentucky
The speeches, of course, were strongly in support of secession.
Lord Palmerston has been making speeches at Winchester
He refrained from allusion to American affairs.
It is reported that two Confederate privateers are in the Mediterranean, and they have already destroyed a dozen American vessels.
It is said that Semmes
commands one of them.
has made another speech at York, England
, in which he again alluded to the affairs of America
He said, among other things: ‘"I think we must believe that the longer this terrific struggle continues the more doubtful becomes the future of America
, the more difficult will it be for her to establish that orderly and legal state of things which now, it is too plain, is for the moment at least superseded, in which we saw and were accustomed to witness with delight at once the best accurity for the extension of her material prosperity and power, and likewise the best hope of her continuing to retain that resemblance to England
, and that deep attachment to England
, which I for one believe that she never yet has lost [Hear, hear] There is no doubt, I am afraid, if we watch what has taken place in this country and in Europe
, there is no doubt, as far as experience throws light on the subject, that what has taken place.
has operated as a serious blow, as a serious and grave disadvantage in Europe
, to the progress of principles — I won't say merely of liberal principles in the sense of party — but even of those constitutional principles in firmly embracing which all parties in this country are happily agreed.
[Applause.] I do not think it possible to watch the course and current of public feeling, the tone of public declarations, and the action of our institutions, without seeing that an influence unfavorable to freedom has been strengthened by the unhappy experience of what may be called American Democracy.
I earnestly trust that Englishmen will be upon their guard against that influence."’ [Hear, hear.]
The London Globe
censures Mr. Gladstone
for his speech on American affairs.