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A Washington telegram, dated the 24th says that Gen. Meade's army is undoubtedly advancing towards Gordonsville, and a battle is daily looked for. General Lee's force is estimated at forty thousand.

Lincoln has removed the blockade of the port of Alexandria, Va.

Another Russian frigate had arrived at New York. Five more were expected in the course of a few days. The Baltimore Gazette says, whether they come by accident or for some ulterior purpose are questions it cannot satisfactorily answer.

Official information has been received at Washington of the detention of the rams at Birkenhead, by order of the British Government.

An official paper at St. Petersburg says that the Czar will adhere to his policy in regard to Poland.

Gold advanced on Thursday to 140, but the latest quotation was 138ΒΌ

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