Newspaper of The New York Herald, May 18, 1856, Page 3

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duoe It.to the present ins lmtlont of the prtaetpa'tty of Bervia can only be the result ot a conn art between the du mme Porte ted the other oonti acting jiart'e* PROTOCOL NO. 14. NhW LAWS IN TintKRr. SirrtNU or Marcu 25, 185t>. I'resont?The plenipotentiaries uf Auttrih, France Grrat Britain, Prussia, Rus?U, Sardinia end Turkey. The plenipotentiaries of Ra&s'a are invited to connn nicnte 10 the congress the obeervnti n* wmch thev had reserved to themselves to offar u.-ou the tenn* inserted In protocol No. 1?, re'itive to the fourth pilot, p Baron Bki now states the*, by tusutug to the Ctulit inn a of the Ottoman empire t-e complete enj lymsnt of their privileges, there has been o?n o >ed up u peace an additional guarantee, and wi-ieh win not be tue leait va luable; that on this ground it would be tm >?sgible to ao predate too highly me imporiaaoe of the hstti-soierlt which had leoently emanated fr< m the sovereign trill of tba Sultan; that the Russian pltutp nentiarles do nit he sitate to acknowledge, and, moreover, are happy to de clare tbat thLa act, each paragraph or which c early at tests the benevolent in ten ions o the sovereign wno ha< published it, realizes, and even surpasses, all their hopes: thai it would.be an act of homage to he ezoslien: wis dom of the Sultan, and a proof of the solicitude which equally animates ail the government of Europe, to mention It in the treaty of peace; that this pilot is agreed upcn, and all that remains is to come to an under standing respecting the terms. U. ds B-udow aid* that the special interest felt byRu?si*iu tee Christian* of Tur key had induced her to give her lull assent to the terms first proposed, which appear, howe er. to have given rise to certain objeotions ; although th me teims in con formity with the unaolmius opiuion of the oongreas, ascribed exclusively to the Hovereien end epon'aaeous will ot the Sultan the act which it is desired to record in the treaty, and stipulated that no right of interference wha'aoever on the part of any power could ensue from It. He further states ibat, out of consideration for sua oeptibilities whieh we resp.ct, we aoiordtng'y renounce It, and we propose to the eongiess terms which appear to ue to effect all that was requisite, while keeping within the limits traced out tor us. The Baron d* Bru mw then reads those terms, will oh are thus drawn up? Hit Majesty the Sultan having in his constant sollel ude fer Urn we fare of ell his eubleete, without dlsUnotion of religion or of rice, issued a firman which reoords his generous inten tions towards the Chrlstisn population of hie enulre has resolved to bring the said firman to the knowledge of the contracting Dowers. Their Majesties the Kmperor of the French 4e . recognise the high value of the spontaneous sot of the sovereign will of his Majesty the Su tan. 1 heir said Majev-les accept this com munication as a fresh pledge ot the amelioration of toe condi tion of the Christians In the Bast, the common object of their desires in the general interest of humanity, civiiizttion and pietv. While manifesting on this point tne unantmitv of their inten tions, the high contracting parties decla. e ny cummon consent, that the communication of the ahovementloned act cannot give rite to any interference, collective or isolated, tn the affair* of the internal admin istratlo i of the ? Utoman emp're, to the p eju dice of the lndeperdei.ee and dignity et the nore. eign authority in i'e relations with ils subjects. The First Pxempotkntmry of France, and after him the Earl of Clarendon, observe that tne draft presen'ed by the plenipotentiaries ct Russia doe* not essentially differ from that Dor which they demand that it saould be sub stituted, and that by Initiating on it they would ptace the p'enipotentiaries of Turkey under th* necessity o'again refbrring to Constantinople respecting it. and would thus give rise to fresh delays; that the differxnoe to be ob eervsd between the two texts had either a bearing de serving the attention of the congress, and in that oa?e the plenipotentiaries of Russia should define their charac ter end natuie, or that those differences are Insignificant as might be supposed from a simple perusal, and that accoidingly it would be best to adhere to the terme Which have already ohtained the assent of the Ottoman government, the party principally interested tn the question. Count Obloff replies tvat in concurrence with the Barcn de Brunt w, and taking into consideration the mo tives set forth by the plenipotentiaries of France and of Great Britain, he gives up the project pr?sented by the second plenipotentiary of Russia, and adopt* the one which had been presented by Count Welewski, requiring, bowevir, a slight alteration, and reserving the approba tion of his court. Lord Cowi.ft s?ys that he cannot let pass the expres sions which had 'been nsed by the Baron de Brunow when speaking of the special interest felt by Russia in the Christian subjec's of the Sultan, and that the inter net wbleh the other Christian Powers have unceasingly ahown in them is neither less great nor less special. Baron Brunow replies that, whils referring to the fl'spositir ns by which his court had always been ani mated, he bad not intended to throw a doubt on or to contest those of the oiher powers for their co rel'gionists. * After having stated that bis instructions do not permit him to agree to any modification without taking the or ders of his government, Aaii Pa-ha admitting that the alteration requested by Count Orioff consisted In a simple transposition of words, assents to it and the Congress adopts the following terms ss definitive, snbjeot to the reservation made above by the plenipotentiaries of Russia:? His Imperial Majesty the Sultan having, in hie constant soli cit ude for the we Hate of his subjects, without distinction of re ? llgton or of race, issued a firman, wbioh while ameliorating their condition, equally records bis generous intentions towards tbe Christian popuiat ton of his emu Ire, and wishing to give a further proot of hie sentiments In thai respect, has resolved to -communicate to the contracting parties the said firman, ema nating spontaneously from his sovereign will. i he ccntrac Aug powers recognise the blgh value ot this com t&unie&tiom. It la clearly understood that it cannot, in any ease, give t > the said powers the r'ght to tcteriere, either .eollective'y or separately, tn tbe relatione of his Majesty tbe Su'tan with hu guviecta nor In the internal administration of h a empire. Count Wa lews Ki says that tbe state of war having mad void the treaties and conventions which existed betwee Bntsia and the other belligeient powers, it is proper t > agree to a transitory stipulation for settling the commer cial relatione to their respeotlve subjects, dating trom the conclusion of peace. The Fabl of Clarendon expresses an opinion that it would be advisable to stipnlvte mutnaby, as regards commerce and navigation, for the treatment of the most favored nation, unUi each allied power shall be able to renew its ancient treaties with Russia, or else negotiate new enes. The Plenipotentiaries of Russia reply that they are Without instructions in this ie?peot, and that it would not be allowable for them to otter into engagements cal ?cu'ated to orea'e a state of things different from tnat which existed before the war, and that before assenting to the combination proposed by the Earl of Clarendon, they must refer to their court on the sueject, that Russia has, moreover, concluded with certain frontier Spates treaties which grant to their respective subjects adventsges which it mighC perhaps, not suit her to concede, even tempora rily, to the subjecte of other powers, eeelog that a just rsciproeity might possibly not result from such a course; and for these reasons they propose to agree that the treaties and conventions existing before the ear shall be revivea tor a period fixed and sufficient to permit the contracting parties to come to an agreement as to nee stipulations. The question being reserved, the Earl of Clarendox aavs that, while admitting Turkey to form part of the political system of Europe, the contracting powers would give a striking proof of the dispositions which hind them together, and of their solicitude for the general interests of their respective subjects, if they endeavored to come to an understanding among themselves with the view of placing the relations of their commerce and navigation la harmony with the new position conferred on the Otto man empire. Cctrnt Walewski supports this opinion, anl insists up on the new principles which are ab out to emanate from the deliberations of the congress, and on the guarantees which the recent measures taken by the g varnment of the Sultan afford to Europe. The Count de Cavoib ooserves that no power possesses ? commercial legisla ion ofa more libsrai character than that of Turkey, and that th? anarchy which reigns in the transactions, or rather in the personal retati jus, of foreigners resident in the Ottoman empire, results from stipulations which had their origin in an exceptional situation. Baron Marteiukl says that Prussia having had to ne gotiate a treaty of commerce with the Porte, ha has liad an opportunity of verifying the illfficuitieg of every kind arising from the multiplicity of conventions concluded with Turkey, and stipulating, in favor of each power, for the treatment of the mc st favored nation. Count Broi. acknowledges that certain advantages would result from the regulation of the commercial relations of Turkey with the other powers; but as interests differed with the respective situations, extreme circumspection is indispensable in proceeding to a re-adjustment wtuch would affect a state of things alrcaly acquired, dating from the earliest tines of the Ottomaa empire. Aau Pa-ha attributes all the difficulties which fetter the commercial relations of Turkey end the action of the Ot toman government to stipulations which are obsolete. He enters into details tending to establish that the privi leges which Europeans have acquired by the capitula tions are Injurious to their own security and to the de velopemeut of their transactions, by limiting the interle rence of the local admit istration. that the jurisdiction by which foreign agents protect their countrymen consti tutes a multiplicity of governments within the govern ment, and, consequently, an insuperable obstacle to all improvement. Baron Bovrquenev, and the other plenipotentiaries with him, acknowledge that the capitulations apply to a situation to which the treaty of peace will necessarily tend to put an end. and that the privileges which they confer upon individuals circumscribe be authority of the Porte within limits to be regre.ted, that it is opportune to dwviie modifications calculated to bring all things into harmony; but that it Is not less Important to adapt them to the reforms which Turkey is introducing into her administration, so as to combine the guarantees necessary for foreigner) with those which will result from the measures which the Porte is engaged in apply After these mutual explanations, the plenipotentiaries unanimously recognise the necessity of revising the stipulations which regulate the oommeriial relations of the Porte with 'be other nowers, as well as the position of foreigners resident in Turkey; and they desiae upon recording In the pre-ent protocol their wish that a de liberation should be opened at Constat tinople, after the conclusion of peace, between the Porte and the repre sentatives of the other contrasting powers, with the view of attaising this twofold object in such a manner as to afford entire satisfaction to all legitimate interests. The congress resumes the dissuasion of the articles re lative to Servla- Count Waiwwbki reads them. After hav ing been revised, these ertioies are agreed to by the con gress In ths following terms:? [Here follows articles 28 and 20 of the treaty.J The cot g> ess further decides that the ministers of the Porte shall oome to an understanding, at Constantinople, with the reprereeentatlves of the other eintraottog pow ers, upon the most suitable means for putting an end to proved abuses by an investigation, the nature of whioh they will de'ermine among themselves. Count Brot. considers tnat It would be advantageous, with reference to the different points upon wbloh the rcngreie had heen engaged, to obtain from the plenipo tentiaries of Russia assurances oa the subject of Monte negro. which they are probably disposed to give. He ndds that circumstances, dating from different periods, may have given rise to a belief that Rnasia intended to pursue in that provinoe a course of action having a cer tain anakgy with that which had devolved on her in the Panubian provlnees, and that bar plenipotentiaries might, by means of a declaration which would be record ed In the protocol, remove all doubts on this point. 7he rr.W!?iPi.TmrnAEiEs of RnsHa repfy that no mention wss made of Monies egra, either in the document* which drsut J item the Conferences of Vienna, ?r in the acta which had preceded the meeting of the congress; that, neveitheless, they do not hsritate to declare, a* the ques tion has been pat to them, thatthel' government hu no o her relatione with Montenegro thau enea as spring from the sympathirs of tbe Montenegrins f >r Russia and from the triei diy dispositions of Ratals towarde thoae mouatalneere. This declaration le dteaed aatis'actory, sad the con greea proaeeds to the examiaatioa of the article* relative to the Danufcian Principalities, whieQ have been rerued by the commission for drawing up tne treaty. After having formed the en -"jict of a fresh discussion, these articles are recorded in the protocol ae foilo?rs: ? [articles 22 to 27 ] I'pen an observation made by the Earl of Clarendon, it is understood that 'he firman enjoining the einvoca tirn of the divans ad hoc shall be agreed up m with the representatives of the c mtraciing p iirsrs at 0 mstanti nople, and be drawn us in such a manmr as to provide for tbe fu.ll execution of the article which Je ermiued the or m position of those asge mo lies Before the conclusion of the sitting, Ciunt Walbw.-ou observes tbat the greater part of he articles of the general treaty havii g been decided on, and been insertei In the protneol, the corg-esg might, at the nex sitting, pass in review ell the texts intended to form the Goal document. [The signatures follow ] PROTOCOL NO. 15. Fitting ok March 20, 1866. Prereot ?The plenipotent'aries of Aunt-ia, France, Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, Sardinia, ana Turkey. The protocol of the preceding stt'lng haviDg been read, 4he plenipotentiaries of Austria, Great Britain and Tar key declare that they oonsider the < xplana ions fur nished by the plenipotentiaries of Russia on tne subject of'Monteaegro as implying the assuranoe 'hat Russia has no relations with that province ot an exolusiva political character. Aiu Pasha adds that the Porte considers Montenegro as an integral part of the O'timau Empire and declares, bowever, tbat the Sublime Pcrte has no in'entien of al tering the present state of thlegs. After these explana tions tbe protocols are read and appreved. Count Walewski then proceeds to a general and defi nitive reading of all the stipulators adopted by the con gress, and which ars saeceseively inserted in the present protocol, after having received the modifications unani mously agteed upon. [Here follow the preamble and articles 1 to 14 inclusive ] Tbe conference defers the reading and adoption of the other articles to the following sitting. [The signatures follow.] PROTOCOL NO. 16. EVACUATION OF TURKEY. Sitting ok March 27, 1856. Present?The plenipotentiaries of Austria, France, Great B:ilaio, Prussia, Rus-.ia, Sardinia and Turkey. Tbe protocol of the preceding sitting Is read and ap proved. C^uot Walewski reacts the project of convention de n'gred to reilace tbe act signed In London on the 13tb of July, 1841. This project 1* adopted, and the congress decide.! that it shall be annexed to the present protocol. The congress turtner de ermine tbat a special proto col, which aball be signed before this convention, shall atiDulate.|during tbe period necessary f.r the evacua tion of the territories by the belligerent armies, for a temporary exception to the regu'ation respecting the clcsing. Count Walewski resumes the reading of the articles of the general treaty, which had been interrupted at the close of the precediag sitting; these articles are suc cessively adopted, in the following terms:? [Here follow articles 15 to 60 Inclusive.] The First Plenipotentiary of France saj s that he ar rives at the article stipulating for the evacoatlonof the Ottoman territory by the armies of the allied powers. He remarks tkat the previous conventions concluded with the Porte fix, cn this subject, periods wnicti, by reason ol the developement assume 1 by the war, have become physically insufficient for the evacuation of the troops and material collected at this time in tbe Crimea. He a fids that the evacuation will commence immediately afier the conclusion or peace, and that the intention cf France, as well as of all her allies. Is to reoall her army within the shortest possible period, but that thla opera tion will require not less than six months; tnat the allies of the Porte find therm-civet, consequently, unable, how ever great their desire to conform to them, to fulfil, within the stipulated period, the engagement which they have taken on this point, and that it is, accordingly, necessary to come to some understanding. In consequence of these observations, tbe Congress decides that it will meet immediately after the conclu sion of peace, in orcertooome to an agreement upon the arrangements to he adopted In order to fix the pe riods within which the evacuation shall be accomplished. The adoption of the last articles at tbe general treaty is deferred to the next meeting. The draft of convention to be concluded between Rus sia and Turkey, and which is annexed to Protocol No. 10, haviDg been tevised, is agreed to and finally settled as It is annexed to the present protocol. [Tbe signatntes follow.} ANNEX 2 TO PROTOCOL NO. 16. PONY RATION RSS PELTING THg STRAITS'. [Published in the New York Herald, May 13 ] PROTOCOL NO. 17. Fitting of March 28. 1866. Present ? The plenipotentiaries of Austria, France, Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, Sardinia and Turkey. Count Walf.wski reads the last articles of the general treaty. These articles are settled and agreed to by the ccpgress in the following terms :? [Articles 31 to 24 inclusive.] The eorgrefs further c ecidee tnat the treaty shall ter nina'e with the following additional and transitory article ADDITIONAL AND TRANSITORY ARTICLE. The stipulations of the convention respecting the straits, signed thla day, shall not be applicable to the vessela of war employed by tbe belligerent powers for tbe evacuation, by sea, of Ihe territories occupied by heir armies; but the aaid stlpu ations shall resume their entire effeot as soon as the evacua tion shall be terminated. All the articles having been read and approved, Count Walxwski proposes to the congress to meet m thecuurss of to-morrow, in order to affix their initials to tie treaty and to tbe conventions which will be annexed to it. He likewise proposes to fix Sunday, the 30th of the present month, for the signature of the peace. The ConiereDce agrees. Count Walxwski finally remarks that, upon signing the treaty of peace, the congress will not have arrived at the conclusion of its labors; tbat It must continue to meet in order to settle all that relates to tbe cessation ol hostili ties, and particularly to the blockades; to prepare the in structions designed for the commission which is tc pro ceed to the Principalities; and, finally, to agree upon the arrant ements to be adopted in order to insure the evacu utioD of all the terrltoriss occupied by the armies cf the allied powers. The congress consequently decides that it will continue to sit and to assemble at the place of its sittings, [the signatures follow.] PROTOCOL No. 19. 8IGNATPRE OF PEACE. Sitting of March 30, 1856. Present?The plenipotentiaries of Austria, France, Great Britain, l'.ussia, Russia, Sardinia and Turkey. Having met together at noon, In the saloon ot their deliberations, the p'enipotentiariea collate with the In struments which they bad marked with their Initials at the preceding sitting. 1. The general treaty of peace. 2. The convention respecting the Btraits. 3. The con vention relative to the light vessels of war which the powers bordering on the coasts shall maintain in the Black Sea. 4. The convention respecting the Aland Islands. And all these acts having been found in due form, the plenipotentiaries affix to them their signature and the seal of their arms. Alter which, and upon the proposition of Count W-a lkw'ski, the Congress oeeiarea that the armistice, in on 8' quecce of the t-'gnatute of peace, is prolonged illi the time of the exchange of the ratifications, And it is agreed between the pienipoUntarles of France, ot Great Britain, ol Sardinia and ot Turkey, on the one part, and the ple nipotentiaries of Kusvia, on the other, that orders to this eflect shall be transmitted without fe'ay. The Congress iurther cecides thot the exchange of the ratifications shall be made in six or pies, that the addi tional article to the general trea'y snail be ratified la the same instrument with the general treaty itselt, and that tne ratifications of that tisaty and of each of the an nexed conventions shall be prepared in separate acts. The Earl of Clasetoon proposes lo the plenipoten tiaries to proceed to the Tulleriea to inform the Emper^ tbat the congress has just ooncluded tne work of pacifica tion, in which his Msj?sty took a great interest, and which Europe was awaiting with ruch lively impatience. The first plenipotentiary of Great Britain says, that this proceeding as regards the sovereign of the country in whleh the congress is assembled, in at once a respectful expression of gratitude due to the great kindness and graelous hosji allty which the plenipotentiaries, indi vidually and collectively, had met with on the part ot his Imperial Majesty. Lord Clarendon adds, that he feels as sured beforehand that everything which might tend to prove the feelings of respect and high consideration with which the plenipotentiaries are animated towards the person of the Emperor Napoleon, will meet with the most complete approbation of the sovereigns whom the pleni potentiaries have the honor to represent. The congress adopts with eager unanimity the proposi tion of the first plenipotentiary of Great Britain. Count Waikwski tbanks the first plenlpotenttarv of Great Britain for the proposition wbleh he has just made, and does not hesitate to give the assurance that the Emperor, bis august sovereign, will be very sens!ble ot the step suggested by Lord Clarendon, and not less grateful for the sentiments whioh have dictated it than for the unanimous eagerness with which it has been adopted. llie present protocol is read and approved. [The signatures follow ] PROTOCOL No. 20. Misting of Apbii. 2, 1856, Present?The plenipotentiaries of Austria, Francs, Great Britain, Prussia, Russia. Sardinia and Turkey. In conformity with the decision which had been taken, the CcngTess applies itself to the question whether the blockades oan be raited before the exchange of the rati fications of the treaty of peace. Coutt Wai ew.-ki states that the precedents established that, generally, blockades have not b*en raised until the time cf the e.vchange of the ratlfieations, in virtue of the principle that a war is not terminated until the time when the stipulations which are to put an end to it have leceived the sanctions of the sovereigns ; thst the spirit of liberality which exercises, is onr days, so happy an influence over international law, and over the rela ions which the different powers maintain among themselves, admits, nevertheless, of s dearture from this rale; tfiat France end Great Britain, who have imposed the exist ing blockades, have agreed between themselves to mani fest on this occasion their solid.ude for ommeice In general; and that, consequently, it now rnly remains to devise the proper mesne lor bestowing upon Europe this fresh benefit. The Farl cf Ct areni>ox,|in concert with the first pleni potentiary of France, ptopeses to conclude an armistice by sea This measure, in bis opinion, would cause the existing b|. exsdes to be immediately raised. Count Walf.W8ki adds that this arrangement would admit of captures mads subsequently to the signature of pease being considered void, and ol the ships and nargoas eapturad beirg restorer; that commerce would thus be authorized to resume without further delay all its trans It tens, i( Rusain on her side weie to tevoke from this time the exception*! mea?ara* which she he* edop'ed daring the war tor interdicting in her parte the com mercial operation* which took place daring peace. E*g*rlj absenting to the withe* expressed ?y the p'e uipotentiarien of Franc* and Great Britain, the plezip"> tentiarie* of Iluea'.a reply that the proposition* ubmit ted to tbe corgrtta will probablv be aeoepted with exrame favor bjr iheir g -verumeit; that they hasten c >n*e quently, to es??nt to 1*. from tbe same mo lives whte'u have suggested it to the pleoi .intention** wno have taken tbe initiative in regaid to it, but that thejr feel th?m>*lve* ob! god to reierve the approval of thai: oo ^rt. The plenlpoteotiariea of the other power* declare that this ineaaure will be received with a feeling of lively gra titude by ihe neutral Nates. li 1* Ci nneijuently decice-1 that if In tba next sitting, tbe plenipotaatiarieit of Russia, at th-y presune are au thorised to atate that th-ir government has revoked the prohibitions imposed during tne war upon c >m nerce of importation and cf exportation in tbe porta and on the friD lers of tbe ttuiuao empire, mere shall be eoneluded between France, Great Britain, bardinia and Turkey, on the oee part, auu Russia, on tne other, an armlsttei by sea, which shall reckon from the da<e ot ih? signature of the peace, asd shall have tor 1U effect the raising of a'l blockailen. Costequeotly, prit'a made eubnequently to the date of tbe liOih of Match last will ba restored. The consular acts and formalities required by sealkrin; p? rt>< na and by m?rchanta will he proviaionally perforate 1 by the agents of the powers who have consented during tbe war to take care, unofficially, of the interests ot the But jecte of the belligerent powers. [The signatures follow.] PROTOCOL No. 21. EVACUATION OF TKBKITO&Y OCCUPIED. SfTrrwti op April 4, 1866. l'resent?The plenipotentiaries of Austria, France, Great Britain. I'ruisia, Ru'sia, Sardinia and Turkey. The plenipotentiaries of Russia announoe that they are authorized to state that the prohioiiive measures adopted during the war for closing the Russian ports to commerce cf exportation are about to be.revoked. In c in sequence of this dec'aration, and In conformity with the resolution which it adopted at its preceding silting, the corgress determines that an armistice by sea is concluded between France, Great Britain, Sardinia and Turkey, on the on* part, and Russia on the other, and that prizes made subsequently to the signature or peaoe shall be restored. It is consequently agreed that order* shall be given for the immedia'* raising of the existing blockade, and that the measures adopted in Russia during the war against the export of Russian pro duce, and especially ol grain, shall be revoked without delay. At er having proposed to tbe congress to take up tbe question of the evacuation of the Russian and Ottoman territories, Count Walbwrki says that, as regards the allies, it is their intention, a* they have already given an assurance, to reotll their troops without delay, and to give crc ere that ihis movement shall commence imme diately after the exchange of ratifications. He thinks, and he believes, that he may give an assurance that the Russian territories will be totally evacuated witbin a period of six months. He adds that the allied armies will quit, within the some term, the positions which they occupy in Turkey. The I'ijenipotkntiarikh of Russia give an assurance, on their side, that measures shall be taken tor the Russian trcops which aie now in Kara and its environs with drawing, as promptly as possible, within the Russian territory. They ergage to communicate to the oeugress, at one of Its ensuing meetings, the term which shall be considered necesiary lor tne prompt execution of this operation. They express the desire that the allied ar mies which are in the Crimea shall commence their with drawal by Kertch and Yenlkale, In orcer that the Sea of Azoff may, as soon as possible, be opened to navigation and commerce. Count Bi'ol expresses gratification at the eagerness shown by the belligerent powers to recall their armies, and thus to execute without delay one of the most Im portant stipulations of the treaty ot peaoe. He says that Austria on her side will take care to withdraw within her territory such of her troops as occupy the Principalities. He adds that as this operation is not subject to the same difficulties as the embarkation of the armies in the Crimea and tteir material, it nan be accomplished more promptly, and that the Austrian troops will have eva cuated the Principalities before the belligerent armies will have been able, on their side, to complete the evacu ation of the (J .toman Kmplre. After these explanations, it is unanimously agreed that all the belligerent or aided eimies shall commence their withdrawal Immediately afier the exchange of the ratifi cations of the treaty ol peaoe, and that they shall con tinue it without interruption. It Is equally agreed that the at mies of France, of Great Britain, and ot Sardinia shall have a period of six months to effect the total evacuation ot the territories winch they occupy in Russia and in the Ottoman Kmpire, that this evscua.ioo shall commerce, as far as possible, by Kertch, Yenlkale, Kin burn, and Eupatoria. Tbe treaties concluded at Constantinople on March 12 1854, and March 15,1855, between France, Great Britain, Sardinia and Turkey, stipulating that on the conclusion o* peace the territory if the Ottoman empire shall be evacuated witbin the space of forty days: and the execu tion of this engagement having become physically impos sible in consequence ot the developement assume- by the war, it Is agreed that instructions and powers shall be KkDt to the representatives of France, Great Britain and Sardinia at Cooetantinople to conclude a convention with the Porte, for the purpose ot fixing a new term, whiob shall not exceed six months. The Corgress then decides that the commissioners who, by the term* of article 20 cf the treaty of peace will have to undertake the demarcation of the tew fron tier in Bessarabia, shall meet at Galatz on the 6th of May text, and shall execute without delay the mission which wlh be intrusted to them. The Plemfotemuweb of Rustia declare that the Rus sian authorities, as soon as this operation shall be con cluded, will mak* over to the Moldavian authorities the I orilon of terriiory which, in pursuance of the fresh de marcatlon, will have to be annexed to Moldavia. It Is ? nderstrod that thla ceseion takes place in excuange for, and shell coincide with, the evacuation ol the Russian territories by the allied armies. Ihe Earl of Clarendox remarks that in order to hag en the evacuation of the Crimea, it would be advanta ecus that vessels of the allied powers should have the < ower of freely entering the harbor of Sebastopol; this facility, in the opinion of the first plenipotentiary of Great Biitain. would accelerate the embarkation of men and material by several weeks. The Plexipotkxtlarur of Russia reply that they will take the orders ot their conrt iu this respect. Count Wauwrki says that it is proper to take up the qncetlon of ihe instructions Intended for the commission eis who will be required to repair to the Principalities to it vestigate, acoorcing to the provisions of articl* 23 of the treaty of peace, the present stats of those provinces, and to propose tba bases of their future organization. He slates that those Instructions might be drawn up in general terms; that in fixing the object of the mission of the cc mats rioters, such as had been define! by the treaty itself, they must leave them the latitude neces sary for obtaining information and for qualifying them selves to perform, in a complete and satisfactory manner, the tasx which will be intrusted to them. It seems to hiin that this opinion may the more readily be adopted by the congress, inasmuch as tbe firman ordaining the convocation of the Divan* ad hoc, Is, according to protocol h'o. 14, to be concerned with tbe representatives ef the contracting powers at Constan tinople, and drawn up in such a manner as to provide tor the entire execution of the article of the treaty which determines tbe composition ct those bo lies. He la finally of opinion that the drawing up of these instruc tions. which could not be prepared by the congress, shontd be intrusted to a commission selected from among lis mem bets. The congress agrees, and tbe commission Is composed of-be first plenipotentiary of Tarkev, and tbe second plenipotentiaries of France and of Great Britain. Tbe corg-ess, at er a furtner examination, and con sidering that it would be advantageous to modify the de cision which it bad taken on this same subjeot In the tit ling cf March 30 adopts the following resolutions:? In the ratifications of the general treaty, that treaty shall be loliowed word for word and in catenso by the ad ditional article and the three conventions annexed; but tbe ratification shall apply to the general treaty and tbe additional article, In the following terms:?"We. he , having seen and examined the said treaty, and the said arditional and transitory article, have approved and do approve thwm in all ana each of the provisions contained in them," Ac. Tnese ratifications shall be exchanged in six copies tor eacn contracting powers. T1 e convention feipeuMbg the light vessels shall be ratified between the I'orte and Rus>ia. Tbe convention respecting tbe Straits shall be ratified | between the l'oite, on the one part, whiob shall present six oopies, end tbe other powers on tbe other part, who, not having to exchange ratifications between themselves, will simply have to ratify with the I'orte, and conse quently to present a single oopy. i be convention respecting Aland shall be ratified be tween Franse and England, on the one part, who shall produceeach one oopy intended for Russia, and Ku-sia on the other part, who will have to produce two copies. fTfce signatures follow.1 PROTOCOL NO. 22. Sitti.io of April 8, 1868. [Published In the New York Herald ot May 13.J PROTOCOL NO. 23. INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION?NON-INTERVENTION AND FKIVATKER1NO. Mkktino op April 14,18(0. Present ? The plenipotentiary* of Au*tria, France. Great Britain, Prussia, Russia. Sarolnia an<l Turkey.

taunt Walkwski remark* that it remain* for the on free* to decide upon the draft tf declaration, of which e indicated the bane* ia the last meeting, and he de ma ad* of the plenipotentiaries who had reserved to themselves to take tbe order* of their respec'ive courts in regard te this matter, whether they are authorized to a**ent to it. Count Broi.deslaies thai Austria is happy to concur in an aet of wbiob she recognises the salutary influence, and that he ha* been lurnlshed with neceesary power t-> ad here to it. Count Ori.off expresses himself in the same *ente; he adds, huwerer, that In adopting the proposition nude oj the tirrt plenipotentiary of France, hie oourt cannot bind Itrwit to maintain Ihe principle of the abolition ot prlva terring, and to defend it against powers who might not ih'nt proper to aeoede to it. I be plenipotentiaries of Prussia, of Sardinia, and of Tui key. bating equally given their asseni, the congress adopts tbe dratt anr.exed to the present protocol, and ap points tbe next meeting for the signature ot it. The Vari. oe Ci-arimion having remanded permission to ly before tbe oorgress a proposition which it appears to blm ought to be Uvoraby received, states that tneoa lamlties oi war are still too present to every mind not to make it deaiiahle to teek out every expedient ealcuiated to ptevent tbeir leturn; that a stipulation had been in serted In article 7 ot tbe treaty of peare, recommending thai in care of difference between the Porte and one or mcie of tbe other stgalrg powers, recourse should he nad to the mediation of a friendly N ate before resorting to force. The fltst plenipotentiary of Great Britain con ceives that this happy innovation might r*c?tve a more general application, and thus become a barrier arainst conllicie which frequently only bieak forth because it Is not always possible to enter into explanation andtocuae to an undei standing. He proposes, tberefoie. to agree upon a resolution calculated to admit > the main enance ot pesre that chance ot a duration hereafter, without prejudioe, however, to the Independence of gsvern mente. Count Waliwrki declares him"elf authorized to sup port the idea expressed by th* brut p'enipoLeritf*' y cf Gieet Britain; h? gives tbo assurance that the pl.oipo tentiaries of Franc* are wholly c is pose 1 to concur tn the tniertlca tn toe protocol cf a wi*h which, beinf luily tn accordance with the tendencies of our epoch, would not in any way fetter the free action of government*. Count Biol would noi hesitat* to coDCurintae opinion ot the plenipotentiaries ot Great Britain and France, if the resolution of tue oongre** i* to have the form indi cate by Count Wale vnkt, but he could not take, iu the name ot his court, *l absolute engagement calculated to limit the independence ot the Auetuan cabinet. Toe Fast, or Clakxa i>o\ re pile* that each power i* and will be th> ?ole juoge of the requirement* of It* honor and of itb interest*; thai ii is oy no mean* hi* invention to restrict the authority of the governments, but only to afford them the opportunity of not h*vi?g recount* to arm* whenever difference* mey be adjusted by otoer means. Bare n Vambptfil gives the assurance that the King, his august master, completely share* the idea* set forth by the Fa. 1 of Clarendon; that he therefore ounsidsra himself authorise (to inhere %o them, and to give them the utmoet development which they admit of. Count Orloff, while admitting the wisdom of the pro. pcsal made to the congress, consider* that he mast refer to his curt iespscing it before he expresses the opinion of the plenipotentiaries of Russia. Count Cavour, be'ore he gives his opinion, wisher to know whether. In the intention of the asthor of the pro. potitUn, the wish to be exoreseed by the congress would extend to military interventions directed against de facto governments, and quotes, as an instance, tbe interven tion of Anetria in the kingdom of Naples in 1821. Ix>rd Clakkxvon rep.iea that the wish of the congress should allow ot tbe most general application; he oheervas that if the good offices of anoiher po *er had indueed the government of Greere to respect the laws of neutrality, France and Krg'eud would very probably hue* abstalusd from occupying the Pira-us with their troops, lie refers to the efforts mate by tue Cabinet of Great Britain in 1828, in order to prevent the armed lnteiven'ion which took place et that time in Spain. Count Wslews:! adds that there is no question of sti pulating for a rlf&t or of taking an engagement; that ths wish expressed b; the congress cannot in any case oppose limits to the liberty of judgment of which no power can div-at Itself In quvatiens affecting its dignity; lhat there is, therefore, no inconvenience in attaching a general cha racter to the idea entertained by the Karl of Clarendon, and in giving to it the most extended application Count Boot says that Count Cavour, in speaking in another sluing of the occnpation of the legatioas by Austrian troops, forget that other foreign troops bevs bees invited into tne Roman States. To day, while speaking of the occnpation by Austria of the kingdom of Naples in 1821, he firgets that the occupation was the result of an understanding between the live great powers assembled at the Congress of Laybaoh. In both canes he attributes to Auitria the merit oi an initiative, and of a spontaneous ao lion which the Austrian pleni potentiaries are far from daunic g for her. The interven tion adverted to by the plenipotentiary of Sardinia took place, be adds, in consequerre of the diseubsions of the Cocgiess of Lay bach. It therefore comes wtihia the scope of tbe ideas exprtised by Lord Clarendon. Slant'ar cases might, perhaps, reour, and Count Buol does not allow that an interveniion carried into effect In con sequence of sn agreement cotni to between the five great powers can become '.he objsot oi remonstrances of a State of the se-ond order. Connt Buol approves the proposi tion in the shape that Lord Clawndon has presented it, as hrvii g a humane object; but be could not a?s*nt to it ii It were wished to give to it too great an extension, or to deduce from it consequences favorable to dt facto governments, and to doctrines which he cannot admit. He desires besides that tbe confermse, at the moment of terminating its labors, should not And itself compelled to oImcusb irritating questions, calculated to disturb the pei feet harmony whton has not ceasd to prevail among the plenlpotsntlaries, Count Cavour declares that he is fully satisfied with the explanations wnlch he has eilcittd, and he accedes to the proposition submitted to the cxigres.*. Wnereupon, the plenipotentiaries 4o not hesitate to express, in the name of their governments, the wish that Siaies between which any serious misunderstand ng may arise should, before appealing to arms, have recourse, as far as circumstances might allow, to the good offices of a friendly power. The p'eulpotentiaries hope that the governments not repmented at the corgress will unite it the sentiment which has inspired tbe wish recorded in the present pro toed. [Tbe signatures follow ] ANNEX TO PROTOCOL NO. 23. declaration. [Published in the New York Herald, May 13 ] PROTOCOL NO. 24. Sitting ok Arm. 10,1850. Present?The plenipotentiaries cf Austria. France, Great Britain, Prussia. Russia, Sardinia and Turkey. The protocol ot the preceding sitting is read and ap proved. Count Orloff ant ounces that he is prepared, in virtue of instructions from bis court, to adhere definitively to the wish reeoided in the last paragraph but one oi the protocol No. 23. The draft of declaration annexed to the proticol cf the laet meeting is lead; whereupon, and as they had deter mined, the plenipotentiaries proceed to the signature of that act. On the proposition of Count Walewski, and recognis ing that it is for tbe general interest to maintain the in divisibility of the four principles mentioned in the decla ration signed tbis day, the plenipotentiaries agree that the power* which shall have signed it, or which shall have acceded to it, cannot bereaiter eater into any ar rangement in wgard to the application of the rigat of neutrals in time cf war which d e* not at the seme time test on the fair principles which are the object ot the slid decimal ion i'pon an obsirvetlon made by the plenipotentiaries of Russia, the Confess admits that, as the present resolu tion cannot haw any retroactive effect, it cannot inva lidate anteceden conventions. Count Orwn proposes'to the plenipotentiaries to offer to Connt WalewKi. before they separate, the thanks of tbe a ogress for the manner In which he has guided its labors. "Count Walewski," he says, " at the opening of our first meetirg expressed tbe wish to see our delibe rations result In happy issue; this wish is realized, and assuredly the spi lt of conciliation with which our presi dent has cirectedonr discussions has exercised an influ ence for which we cannot be too grateful; and I am con vinced that 1 act in accordance with the sentiment* of ail the plenipotentiaties in requesting Count Wa'ewski to accept the expreedon of the gratitude of the congress." The Karl ot Clarendon supports this proposition, which i* aceeptel wiih prompt unanimity by ail the plenlpotentlailes, who determine to make a speoial men tion of it in the protocol. Count Walewsli replies that he Is extremely sensible of the kind mantetitaiion of which he is now tbe object, and on hie part eigerly expreeses to tbe plenipotentia ries his gratitude tor the indulgence of which he ha* not ceased to rejeivethe proofs during the conference*. He congratulates himself, wiih them, on having so happily and to complntey attained the object proposed for their exertions. Tbe present protocol is read and approvad. Toe signatures follow.] A BiIOTBKR EkVINGING HIS SlNTBR'S SEDUCTION. ?WiSHiMiTON, May 15?P. M.?rhe Navy Yard hare mail excitement, owing to a meat melancholy transaction to day, which mulled in ttie death of one individual, and grief to bundredi. The circumstances, as well an I can learn, are as tollnwd:?Rufurf Naliy. a young man em ployed in tha blaekamuha' dapariment in the yard, was shot and killed by another young man employed in the same shop, name! Daniel Jatboe It appears that a few minutes before one o'clock, whilst the meohamos in the yard were returning from dinner, Jarooe, who was ac companied by his sister, whole said to beinciente, called at the house of Mrs. Irwin, resiling near the Navy Yard, and asked permission to wait a few minutes to see a friend. Permission was cheerfully granted, and chairs banded to them. But a few minutes nail elapsed, when Nally came out from the residence of hi* mother, which was in the immediate vicinity, on his way to work. Jar bee and his sister went oat to meet him, charged him with being the seducer of hi* sister, then present., and relusirg to marry her. Their object now was aa appeal to him to comply wllh blN aliened obligations, by marrj ing tbe unfortunate girl Natly refused positively anc pet-ever ingly. Jarboe deliberately told him then that he must take the consequences and instantly drew a pis tol and iired. The bail entered a little below Nally's heart. Nally hastened home, reached his mother's house, and expired in a lew minutes. Jarboe and his sister calmly left the scene. He acknowledged the deed, anil told tbe excited crowd which imueilately gathered to be calm; and that he was going to surrender himself immeoiately. He appeared beiore Justice Uliggs volun laiily, and was committed. Harmony bhtwkf.n the Americans and Mkxi i anh "N tiik Kio (iramik?Toe BrownsviU* ting, of the iOth ult., no'.lcitg tha perfect harmony existing between the per pie of that city and Matamoros, remarks:? Tuts state of things is not alone pleasing to correct thitkipv neighbors, but it tends to the mutual advan tage o' je people of both cities. We bad a tatr opportunity for testing this ftiendly sentiment on Satuiiiay evening last. A grand ball wai aivt n by. the people of Matamoros to the Governor of ibeir State of Tsniaullpas, who ha* been among them on avirit. The preparation* weTa samptnon*, and invita tions were extended to oar citizens. Mane attended, and weie treated with that warm courtesy and friendly fa mi iarity that gives earnest of sincerity. We would much like to see these filenaly re unions encouraged by the giving of simi ar ones in this city. We have never had men an opportunity for social, unrestrained com muiiion with our neighbors as the present. Heretofore i nr lair sister city ben been oppressed by garrisons of despotic troops, having no interest in common with the fr? ntier, and who only tyrannized over and plnndered th? troperty of its ei'izens. Now, howwvsr, matters are dti ti-itnl; the trcnJer 1* in the hands cf and guarded by her own son*. The people, Instead of the bayonets of a despot, are'he present rulers in Mstaiuorus and on the troLtier of M*x co. A Family Moving Wist.?Th* Indianapolis coireap-ndent of the Cincinnati 6/euefie thus describes the ?fleets of a family en route for the West:?My atten tion has just been attracted to a family moving West, t.bat Is now restlrg in front of the State capitot. They have two wegona? one drawn byttireeyoke of cattle, and oM by t*o hot re*?a drove of some t?n or a dozen cove, seme with calves, Is driven in front by the mother and her two grown gills. The ox team Is driven by the son ? and the fbther, quite old. walks beside the horses. Tho mud Is about four inches iteep In the streets, and when I drat sew tbe party, the girls were wadling through this after their cows, as though they didn't mind it at all. Occasionally, when they cante to a big paddle, they wrnld 'ook up, with their bright, healthy faces, and noil# if they hsppered to disc>vcr me or anyoody els* iooktcg at them, and then Hit. their linsey-woolsey and jamp it, or wane through. The front wagon contains their worltMj goods: from the ether peep out almost in numerable tow-heads, and brfsht little reaps. Th?y stop to rest 'n front of tbe State House, and smite their cat tie are lying down to rest, the men in their check shirts, and git 1* in their llnsry woolsey and new sun bonnets ate admiring the capitot of Indiana. Earthquakr in Canada.?On the Nth instant, a pretiy smart shock of an earttiinak* was felt tn the cuy of Ott*wa. ()? the same day and at aea-W the same hour, a similar she:k was (sit in Ayimer, C. K. 'llie Scathe to Culflc lUllnU. TO THE RDITOK or TBL1 HKBALD. fti. Mamiull, T?xab, April 24, 18*6. th. ZL'" MnTXl h,r*1 *m Uuly ?* ????-? roId^/,rr0,"M ^ "*??*? Paelfle Rail ZL uu, !r pr?eo cf",},at th# 32d ????? or north htlturf., el,ht bunlr* nil*. thj< 8UU 2Lh 1 "tOC*"Ungn of lk? B?"d of UtmIom, or ^LtTI r?U m th# ShrtTe,?>ort ?mil be of greet Interest to e large number ?( jour readers end ?2*"!!'J?',:rvbnlt *"*- Z . "*IU "kow to ">? letter whet I here long ,ine, known-that the denunciations of the Hou Robert J W. kcr, General Thome, J. Green, T. Butler mi end other., by the abolition pre., of the North, ee leader. in this great work, was purely aectional-and why? The of 7hZI ?f ?b?"H0ni"m ?? the eeoonpu.ba.nt of tbl. greet work, the monopoly 0f the world". meiU end commerce, end consequently en .nbr.aw of sieve InHuenoe end power In this Union truly elermin. t- m... tree.on.ble C ream* of disunion. Toe' this n? A? k epeeotlj built, end tbet it will furnUh.H-.ie. Stele. elorw it. entire rout. ther. oeunot be eiSJ mebU 1 jSS5i."rlI ?#Lltr r,bcliti0en 8b,,#" ?- petriotlo^pro ii-i The greet Calhoun fore <ew e (dissolution of tot. SSSgSS [From e Teres Paper.] 8BURG AND KL PASO RAILROAD?MEETING OP . DIRECTORY. mw fleueriiig to A rTTi * ?0OdUi0Q "* wMhelddurtSg the ??*wdk tt 5 ?u^a dlrMtarf Butler KhX T JtZ L^ r 1?TP*Dy'J Hon' * business eompelitdua to leave ?tternoon, when ilpig-siii S?SgSS?5S3 the (STayta?! ooeeply with ell the tequUltlona of -i3!?lron ,or <bo fll,t ten miles of the roed he. been SP^,8w'.ra Is expected up in thrToourae oTe ta* v ^ ? have in our DOfwosgioQ & to'flirrftnhifl sftSMttaaa: success Thl. r.m?n 'llh reMon*bJe P?PWt of SV2. as ??i ht ? tbe Gouree ?f a few month*. Tha irn? w ill qev? to te hauled from the lake or from lb fuT kn?wt> g?0t;em?n ot greet responsibility twelve of their work. H^ing t?ou nefeVta L. ie. -?' u on9r0UH teek, end ought tbep'e^em. Pt#d naet>Ua such extreme c.se. es | 3tXM, ?ctnpeny will keep from one to two hunilre<1 bend, employed during the y^r, no moxe beiniTec,, Thi?0/.ii, Wl r'^Blrea Dr the 16th of M.rch next, ninw . <Mt*d ?PP?8lt'on from the begin -5.?, S2SJS1 SSKS^is: S2E*a arayaasasEisaie-SS . .T,h*t ,bey heve never committed en error 1. not cl.imed iS^SSS! l? *w?f wet to have OKN. T. J. GREEN S RESOLUTIONS?ADOPTED UNANI MOUSLY Whereee, the buildicg of the Texe. WeHt.rn n.n . i 00^"?/;;^ l;> T.^n.,rihe trr dt0et,lonrr,'PP1 riTIBr' wU1 h* h*"1 bj?ew?!l" i rrid^-tbe?f-Tny "d ?M dlr#Cti?n 01 ?<"? Resolved, Thet this company will unit. ?tth .... ee?tern cot nectlens npon feir, just end liberal terms < **& ssjnJSsL srs w^kibc^?l^ f0'*"* T*?. Railroad the ciu^nd FaU^ .^dThe union'rf rol(}8' Ti* Jflferson acd Marshall by a union of their several asset, of real end perianal nrowr Ml'. SCUCt r/ th,e ind?btednea. of each com??y ? sbaM beD binding end mK.?.rcdr.d llh.Ttth(?ld r^st*r8d?" tn? comp.?n/ K?clred, lhat tbe I'resident ot this coronary be\Zi H^f Z rT,pwtfuIly r"lUMt8(1 to forward! at his'em one wn.T?t^Ce' ' ??Py ?f tW" Preamble iLd r.soIS tions, aith tha names of the comini8slos<wfl ar. -4 . under the ..me, to the several bo.^ of diTw^f ^ above nemtd companies, requesting e cordial co oner, tion for tbe accomplishment of said objeot * *" n the event that the terms cf coa.oltdation shell h. agreed upon by the commissioners of said c< mpanies re ZI-ZLot arhcf tQ#m;lhen 11 hXW lug of the rtocVlfoIders.XeCUl ??mmUWe 100811 8 ">*?? Paris Fashions for M?f, [From the London Illustrated Neva.J The proclamation of price has given the signal for a series of fetes of all descriptions, notwithstanding which we have nothing nsw in the way of ball dresses, which denotes rather a prolongation of the season than the commencement of a new one. The marriages which usually take place in spring are more numerous than hitherto, since the conclusion of peace. But to desoiibe the splendor of these rich corbellles de marriage is Im possible; two wagons were hardly sufficient to carry the rich corheiUes of Mcle. de Kigoy. the bride of M. de Hearn; besides the corbeillen of Mdle. la l'tincess (,'wr toryska, Mdle. de Montebello, Mdle. Leon, Mdle. de Saucy and others. Nevertheless, attention Is turned tcwards the new spring modes. Bonnets are nearly the same?the passe Is very small, the curtain very large; the long ends of the ribb .trs lal I over the shoulders, a modiste's establish ment has produced an invention for preventing the bun net trum tailing too far hack; it consists of a little imper cep ible gauze fixed In the paNse of the bonnet, and which produces the desired effect, obviating the employment of pins. Among the b< nnets we have noticed the last few days are a ohapeu a fond mon of green taffeta* sewed upon a passe or Italian straw, traversed bv a black velvet woioh lies above the curtain and falls behind; roses mingled witu white tuile d'illusion ornament the inside of the bonnet. Chspeau of white tulle Illusion, blsns coulisse, anu in each coulisse a biais of tatfetas rose; on eaoh side of the pa?ao are groups of rose co ored feathers, and on cue etae of the head a tuft of primrose* of the same shade Chspeau of lilacs and while laoe, with a flower of iris fautastlque. For little girls there are cbapeaux Pan ola, ornamented with large knots of flotting velvet, or with garden flowers of every shade. The beaattul coiffures Peiuvlenres of flowers whi'h attracted so muoh attention at the Kxhioit'on have rloce beoume quite the 'asbicD. Tbi ir freshness and lightness render them well adapted for summer ornaments: thetr opaque white har monises admirably with the paille de rlz.. Klowsrs and leathers will be much worn this summer. In the cor beille of ihe Margravine of Bavaria were three parasols? one with an ivory handle covered over with rose colored moire, and again with Knglish point lace; the second had ?n ebony bundle, inlaid with silver, and was of sky bine taffetas covered with a thread tissue d'aloes Chlnots; the the third was covered with maroon moire antique, with a sprinkling ol pots d'or. The fringe was half of maroon silk snd half gold. Among head ore.see wo bear much of the oourronne Blstotl, apropos to her great success in Medea. This crown is cr in posed of sflk oak leaves, shaded with red; the gulden and green acorns are grouped in this foliage, snd goldliaerons form behind a sort of floating knot, that falls upon the shoulders. Rcbes are worn as lull as evsr; the sleeves preserve their open form, and the corsages their basques, more or less lor g. The skirts are either quite plain, or coverel by Ave or seven flounces reacting to the waist, but robes with the same number ol flounces, only as far as the mid - die of the skirt, and leaving the upper part completely linti loomed, are no longer in fsahion. (if the robes and mantelets, the patterns are not yet quite decided. Cbapeau of white taffetas, with crisped feathers upou the edge of the passe, the lower part of the head of tulle illusion, edged with narrow white blonde. Mantelet of white muslin, embroidered upon the tour, ana with wide icallops. At the head of the trimming are Ittt'o silken knot*. Kobe en teffetas quadrille, white grouad with artlpesof vsrte d'lsly; the skirt has five ilonnces, with round scallops, which are themselves trimmed with a narrow silk binding, also scalloped. Gnu..?Straw hat, the pa?se covered with a network of flee velvet. A knot of rosss upon the side of the passe, and another above the bavolet, with long hanging ends, skirt of moire antique, and an over corsage, Ji iing close ly, of black or colored velvet, to niatoh the skirt. The corsage is made a bretelleH ?nd a bom.uet baaques; is open on both sides, btit held In by a series ol little jete, with which slso are trimmed the ecg?* of the barques, braces and e'eeves. Rolierf gros reNapiev the skirt h*? three fl-iuaees. wilk satin pat'ema up>n the adgis. The oorsage closed '.in 'rout, is ornamented with a rmhe which Calls to the bottom Ot the waist, and separata* la front to firm t%* ba^ues. Each point ot tha corsage la ornamented w+IM a ribbon of the earn* kind. An ac bar pa mantalot oevera the shoulders Chapeao of white rice straw, trimmed with do vara. Robe of barege, white ground, with garland* of maroaw Dowers. Ths corsage ad juste is ornamented with a rowmi basquice, the edge of which is trimmed with three frlngtw Tom Pouce maroon matched to 'he t bade of the dowers of the robe. The sleeve has a tirst flouaoe at the elbow, and a second a little lower, trimmed with the same, a* are also the five donnces that eover the skirt of the rob*. The Ladles' Mount Vernon Association?bet ter or Gov. Wise to Mrs. Kite ale. [From the Richmond Enquirer ] The following Is Got. Wise's admirable reply to the ladies of the Mount Vernon Association, who caiied epos hint to open negotiations with Mr J rhn A. Washington, in conformity with the provisloas ot the late ast of As Bembiy. At 'he proper time Gov. Wise will be prepared to execute bis duties under the act. Jn the meantime tbe letter below crmocstrates that the act tuUy conforms to the terms set forth in Mr. Washing on'* letter to Got. Johnson, aid furnishes the turrit means of perpetnaling Mount Vernon and Its hallowed objects as pnbllc pro perty. The suggf siion of Got. Wire, that Mr. Everett should beenlisttc by the ladies to apprai with nis magic e.o quene* to Congress ami tbe legislatures of tbe va rious States for a small appropria.mn from each in be half ol tbe noble work, which would prove a bond of union among tbe ? overeign S ales of the confederacy, Will atrike the public niiad as highly judicious. We doubt not that the patriotic and enlightened ore'or, who has already labored with whole souled energy in tha cause, will coruUUy accept ''the bleneel mission," and thereby seeure, in a short time and beyond all cmitn geuey," tbe borne and grave of Wsnaingtoa as public property. The latter of Gov. Wise and its sound sugges tions cat uot but cheer up the friends of the enterprise and its eloquent champions everywhere and stimulate thtm tojjnew exertions in tbe cause Richmond, Va , M?y 13, 1866. My Dfar Madam:?I have read your commands with great pleasure, and a disposition cheerfully to obey tbeas; but you must allow ms to counsel you first on the lew ot the esse. "The Mount Vernon 1.alien' Association of thsUnioe," is not yet a corporation In whose behalf I oan act By the ninth sec Ion of tbe statute, they "shell not be en titled to the benefit of the foregoing provisions In this faction until 1h?y shall have prepartd a constitution aal by-law* for said corporation, and have the same approved by the Governor of this State. and shall also file a ooev thereof, so approved, in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth." This must first be done, before I am authorized to act at sll. When this Is done, tbe more important matter is to enable me to assure the vendor of the payment of the purchase money. That raised and tendered to Mr. Wnsu ington, under the ect which provides the conveyance ti the State of Virginia, of Mount Vernon, "to be converted to be paid out only upon orders trim the Governor; the amount [to bs funded as other publl) funds ; reports to be made halt yearly ot tbe condi tion of tbe fund to the Governor, and to the General As sembly, at every session; treasury account* to be kept of tte time In proper office books, as State archives; the Governor authorized acd required to make the oontract for the conveyance, by prepertv deed, to the State, aad to pay tbe amount of the consideration in m"ney thus placed In Ibe State treasury, and kept and accounted for there; tbe deed to theState to be In ree simple; tne State to hold tbe estate In trust, tot under general law repea'. ab:e;, at the will of a subsequent Legislature, aad and perpetuating the trust to a pnblto use; converting the trust into a State property, absolutely, upon a oon ilngency the property to be superintended by a State official board, to be appointed by the Governor; the r&iluu que trust corporators under public law. Mr. Wa-bingicn will find that his intentions are more fully met by this form of statute than thev oould possibly be by a general law, which would appropriate monies out o f the treasury of tbe State, oollecteo from taxation of the people fn their political cspacicy. The latter law could be repealed; the former could not be so as to destroy the vested rights of the trust to perpetuate the keeping of the sacred remains and their nallowed burial place. The former act Is perpetually public; the latter would sot be. The former is the enly way in wniah the S ate can limit her powea of repeal and can make the tomb of Washington forever and unchangeably her own State property. The objections, then, which somr Ima gine to exist In the mind of Mr. Washington are easily met. He wants the purchase to be made by the State. So this act most emphatically provides. Hs wants the money. Hotr shall it he ratted V There is the question, and 1 venture a sudden suggestion, which seizts ae so forcibly I must express it. 1st. Hold a meeting of your association, prepare yonr constitution and by-laws. lid Resolve that the Hon. Edward Everett be appoint ed your agent and advocate to appear before Congress, and demand $20.GOO. It will be granted. That will leav* $180,COO to be raised otherwise. Send him to each State In the Union, and demand of each, through its Legisla ture, its proportion of that sum according to its federal numbers, lfyou will do this, and Mr. F.verett will under take the blasted mission, you will have the whole amount, anc your private subscriptions over and above, in la** tban two years. You are allowed five under the law. Now, madam, you have my beat tnoughts, as you aad your cause have always my best wishes. Very warmly yours, HEN'RY A. WISE. To Mrs. Wm. F. Ritchie, 1st Vice-President of th* Mount \ ernon Central ComurltUe of the Uulon. Wew Patent* Issued. I.let of patents issued from the (Totted States Patent Office, for the week ending May 6, 1856, each bearing that ate:? Clayton Brown, Senr , of Richmond, lad , for improv <d appsra'trs for lubricating grist mill spindles. Chan. F. Beveriy, of Ohio, for improved rotary shingle macb a?. Joseph Bastion, of Theresa, N. V., for improved con struction of guides, or chutes for turbine wheels. J. T. Banghman, of Fi&zeysburg, Ohio, for improved wsgen toigu*. Char es Burs, of Marlboro', N. II., for imnroved visa G. W. Bishop, of Brooklyn, N. Y., for improvement ia self-beating smoothing irons. Abel Breaer, cf bangatuok, Conn., for improved lubri cator. Chas. 5. Bruff. of Baltimore, Md., for improvement in double pauel shutters. Thos D. Bsiley, ot Lowell, Mass., for improvement ia petttiug jacks, or "shoemakers' head blocks John it. Browne, of Cincinnati, Onio, for improvement in machines for paring apples. Rtdnhold Boeklen, of Jersey City, X. J., for improve ment In corn planters. 8. & Wm. fi. Book, of Bushvuie, Ohio, for improved machine for sawing felloes. Melvln C Chamberlin, of Sheldon, N. Y., for Improved mruld press for horse collars. Wm. Clarke, of Dayton Ohio, for improvement in pro cesses for making paper from straw. C. J. Cowperthwalt, of'Philadelphia, Pa., for improved hydrant Samuel Davis, of New Holland, Fa., for Improvement inlarr. lamps. Chsrles Day, of Lancaster, N. Y., and Alanson D. Lord, of Bethany N. Y , for improved machine for splitting worst, A bert G. Field, of Quincy, Illinois, for improved self regulating wiud mill. John Gustine and J. M. Rankin, of Lewistown. Illinois, fcr improved road scraper. Abram Heuliigs, of l'niladelphla, Pa., for Improvement In potato daggers. Nath'l Hay ward, of Colchester, Conn., for prooeaa oC pro pal lug elastic india rubber cloth. Abm, Hsger, ot Baton Rouge, La., and Youngs Allvn, of New Ot leans, La., for Improvement In bagasse Air. nacea. Benjamin L. Hood, of Albany, Yew York, and E. P. Monios, of Charlestown, Mass., tor improvement In salt evaporators. lleary G. Tyer, of Bellaidvale, Mass., and John Helnr, of New Brunswick, N. J., for improvement in making gum elastic cloth. Ante-dated January 9, 1856. Moses A. Johnson, of Lowel, Mas*., for improvement in mar ufacluring felted yarns. Mat hew S. Kahle, of Islington, Va., for improvement rn machines for saving clover seed. MathewS. Kahle, of Lexington, Ya., for improvement in dumping scrapers. James T. King, of New York, K. Y., for improvement in washing machines. Edward hinder, of New York, N. Y., for Improvement in breech - loading guns. George Inonard, of sShrewibury, Mass., for improve ment in repeal log Are arms. ? Engene I- Norton, of Charlestown, Mass., for improve ment in machines for tiguriag and polishing moroc jo. Jauus Neal, ot Boston, Mass., for improvement In |u burners. baniuel Kickelson, of Pulaski, Tenn., for Improveaeut Id machines for sawing marble in kerfs of varying an glee. gf Robert Neisch, of New York, N. Y., for improvement in preparing artificial stone. Jesse Ohmert, of Mount Morris, III., for Improvement In ovens. Samuel Obetholyer. of Terre Hill, l'a., for improved method if barging gates, doors, &c. Then.u. i A. Powers, ot Wyooena, Wis., for improvement in furnaces for eme.tlng iron. George Pierce, of New York, X. Y., for improvement ia cor k ng apparatus. N. w. Robinson, of Keesvhle, N. Y., for Improved ma obine for manufacturing barrel heads. Solomon W. Ruggles, of Fitchburg. Mass., for Improved machine for extracting stumps. Ephraim D. Rcaencramx, ol New York, N. Y., for im provement in extension wagons. John Rose. *f Newark, N.for improvement in com poalllons for stutlirg leather. Jos. and Sylvester Sawyer, of Fitehbrrgh. Maes, for Improved hoop mschi oe. WUiard H. Smith, of New York, N. Y., for improved door fastener. Thos. Sloan, cf St. Linn, Mo., for improvement la hsa ing-feed water apparatus for steam bwilers. Wm. Selpbo, or New York N. Y , for la. provemont la the consfroctfon of srtifl-ial legs. Enos Stionson, of North Craitsbury, Vt. for improve ment in machines for sewing saad broad cast. Wm. P. Walter & Jscob Green, of Philadelphia, Pp., for improvement In ladling of molten glass. A F. Ward, of Louisville. Ky, for Improvemeat ia tnatb'e?awing machines. Robert M. Wilder, of Coldwatar. Mich., for improve eat in sheep sheers. Gro. Willard. of Boaton. Mass.. assignor to himself and Nat baa W. C. Jameson, of Antrim, N, H . for improve u eut In iS'lroad car seats. Paulson W Green, of Bernardstown, Mass., assignor tW bimse'fand Aretas Ferry, of same plaoe, for improve ment In aeytte fae'emng. Geo. W Ia Baw, of Jersey City, N. J., assignor to hint* self, Jos Coltoo, of New York, N Y., and T. Howell. t? t>wing Township, N. J., for improvement ia propeller* for lite boats. Geo. W. HI I, of Waverley. N, Y., assignor to Franef* I.yons and Geo. W. Hill, aforesaid, for improved saw mlil d< g*. Jatrss 8. Tsvlor. <T Danhury, Conn., for improvsment ia n achlusty for felting hat bodies. S W. Wool, of Washing oo, D. C., tor Improvement i* tie uana'Mtuis of mech pe brtoka.