Later Foreign News.
Advices from Europe
to the 14th ult. have been received at New York
, in the House of Commons, has submitted a motion for the recognition of the Southern Confederacy.
The consideration of the motion was postponed until the 17th.
It is stated that the Emperor Napoleon has sent two commissioners to America
to report the progress of the war, and that they are authorized, in conjunction with England
, to renew overtures for the cessation of the carnage
left the Cape of Good Hope
on the 25th of March.
The proposition of the London Conference
to detach Holstein
and the southern part of Schleswig from Denmark
has been rejected by the latter.
arrived at Vera Cruz
on the 28th of May. At 2 P. M the Novara
entered the bay amidst a salvo of one hundred cannon.
Fort Union, the ships, the wharf, were all crowded with banners At 5 o'clock Almonte
, accompanied by other officials, proceeded on board the Novara
In the meantime a proclamation from the Emperor
had been issued, beginning, "Mexicans, you have desired to have me," and expressing his intention to devote his whole strength and heart to their welfare.
After a private conversation with Almonte
received the principal functionaries. --His Majesty wore a black coat, while pantaloons and vest, and black cravat, which was the dress the deputation were ordered to wear.
The deputation being introduced by the Minister Velasquez de Leon
, the Perfect addressed his Majesty, extolling as memorable the day he had arrived, and predicting a new era for the country.
read a brief reply in Spanish, in a clear, vibrating tone.
After this a conversation free from etiquette took place, and they were then presented to the Empress
, who came leaning on the arm of Maximilian
from an adjoining saloon.
On the following morning, at 5 o'clock, the royal landing took place.
There was a formal reception, delivering the keys of the city, etc. At Soledad
the royal party took breakfast, and entered Cordoba
at a late hour-on the 29th, one of the carriages having broken down.
On the 30th, at 1 P. M. they entered Orizaba
, which is the last we have heard of them.