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Later from Europe.

The steamer Persia, from Liverpool, 26th, has arrived at New York.

The Liverpool cotton market closed firmer.

Mr. Mason's letter to Lord Russell, on withdrawing from London, is published. It quotes his instructions from Richmond, which state that Mr. Davis believes that the English Government is determined to decline his overtures for friendly relations, and will not receive a minister; and, therefore, it is no longer conducive to the interests, nor consistent with the dignity, of the Confederate Government, for Mr. Mason to continue his residence at London any longer.

The London Index says it is not contemplated to withdraw Mr. Slidell.

The prospect of the fall of Charleston is much debated in England. The friends of the South assert that it will not affect the issue, and the editor of the Army and Navy Gazette (Mr. Russell) cannot perceive what great military advantage would accrue from the capture.

The Rhine has overflown its bed to the height of two metres, and the line of country upon that river is submerged. The Seine has also risen to a considerable height.

The Patric, of the 25th, says that the question whether the Poles are to be recognized in the quality as belligerents has been continually raised by one of the two great maritime powers.

The Alabama, Georgia, and Conrad, have been visiting the ports of Cape of Good Hope, and have captured the American ships Sea Bride, Sala, Prince of Wales, and Santee, and bonded them.

The steamer Vanderbilt left St. Helena on the 20th of August, in pursuit of rebel pirates.

The frigate Liverpool is left in the Mersey, as is reported, to watch the suspected iron rains.

Advices from Bombay, of September 9th, say that the man arrested as Nena Sahib proved not to be him.

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