Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 27, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 27, 1862 Page 1
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TH r I ' - ~ -* T 1 II WHOLE NO. 9361. IMPORTANT REBEL CORRESPONDENCE. The Fond Designs of Southern Conspirators. European Traitors Striving Against America. False Assertions and Falser Predictions, &c., &c., &c. We publish below a considerable amount of contra band correspondence, centered with the rebel steamer Calhoun, by tho Onion blockading fleet, while attempting to run the blockade at the entrance of the Mississippi on the 23d of last January. It will be soen that among tho letters there is one from a Russian gentleman, who engages to sell to the Confederate States of America his system of pyrotechnic and oloetro-mignetio mine', for the sum of $21.000, reserving to birnBelf, bos ides an interest of twenty per cent In the sale or on the value of all tho vessels which hall bo destroyed by tho said mines He further engages to repiir to America, and, in case the Confederate States shall pay liim the above sum in monoy, to lay and work his mines, and put himself at tl?? disposition of tho government during tho war with the United States, or so long as tho govornmcnt of tho Confedorato States shall desire, at au annual salary of fifteen hundred dollars. This Russian further engages, in case his Majesty,the Emperor of tho French, should seek to have tho monopoly of this system, that an exception should ho made In favor of the Confe terete Slates, end promised loyally to reveal his secret whoa the foregoing conditions shall bo fulfilled. Among llio other correspondents is one named J. I.. O'Sulllvan?a rabid defender of tho 8outhem slave sys torn and of secession in every phase. This writer wits at one time one of the editors of tho Democratic Ilevitw, and afterwards of the Keening Post. Ho was also the author of a patriotic Union song, to the air of the "Star Spangled Banner." The whole correspondence) will be read with interest, as shoving tho desperate straits of febeldom:? FEARS OF MR. PE1RSE. ' Wrdnksday. Mt Pe.-.r Sin?I have read with much interest all the correspondence from the disunited States, and have coma to the conch e.on that lit war will'rea'cdi wn t'n Vie North Tor uxint of fi.ndr. There's a must important article hi tno Tim e again, that ha* arrived this morning. I find the Confederate generals are very much blamed for not having captured Washington that Sunday evening. President Davis, inste- d of returning to R'chmoud, mi.;bl have supped and slept in the White House. J hope yon Southerners will not allow the Northnm army ti t>t rrorgaiiieed; but I cannot account for tho inactivity uf the Con federate generals. You will he laughed at if you do not advance. lam sure Rueuell's letters will create great sensation in the South E. I'KIR-K. TUB SINGLY FAMB OF COTTON. IYkhnksday. MY I'KAK MB. WlMi ?II you ?r? ID WAUl Oi gOO'l night's rest. go and read Russoll a let ter in tho time* or yeeterday (Tuesday). You vill sleep aftevwurdi. an the i'Tcnch Bnj,"sur let deux arbiter." The Time* wid; a different gong about Iho cotton cn the 2hd of Decern ber.and 1 should not woi, icr if the rtsucnilum of flu Svu'hem confcdei ati> n mil become a question qf pcoty in Bntitand, atul Ike torid come intopouei on it. Yours, K. PHRSE. SOjrc FOREKJN ADVICE. Aix tv Savot. 1 Hotkt. D8 la Posts, August 15,1801. / Mt Rear Sir?i regret that a hasty departure from Paris deprived ino of tho pleasure of a convert itt- n with you after tlio arrival of the news respecting Iho Manas sag battle. In the Isolation and solitude of this piece I have reflect ed a great d-al on the present and future of what was once, and 1 ho .e will be again, in your life and tume.our comm i? pi on try. \\ hotlier tho sedative effect of the mineral waters, con|olne?t with the remarkably pure a.r of Ait, and the genc-alijr rational liie which I lead here, predispose mo to take A more hopeful view of tho future, I cannot determine ; but the fact i emaina that 1 how believe that 1 can pioi ce the present gloom. As yo? are *w*ro, I have been chief of croakers (and blindest, foreseeing m illing bui blacke-t ruin): but i derive positive consolation irom iudicationaol Sorthorn nealiaicnt. Under certain contingencies I think I could indicate with seme pre. igiou the march of evonts, umi a solution of our trouble* more speedy and happy than either of us has been disposed to hope. One of these contingencies is that the South shall not march on Washin yon. Thst done, and t ro.apse into my old condition of hopeless deep udoncy. Rut should Ilavis' government display tho great prudence, wisdom ami self-corninand of merely strengthening their positions, retelling attacks, and proving to the w rid a dc facto c vtrnmoat. / think iec ifed no', anyair of the country: the reyullic, ami of liberty. 1 s ncerely pray thai before this you have used your great influence, w 1th the additioual weight derived from the noceeeartiy large manner in which Jou must bo pretumed to consider the uucaiiou Cram this di-tenor, tourers tkt.'U nerat policy "pnn fAe CoiiT'tlrrale (internment. 1 am .aipr o\ eg here vary much, The scenery Mid excursions uro splendid, the air of the purost, the waters 111' aci-'im and sagaciously administered, and the ac e eommoilations jeod. < Is there nolenough to persuade you to spend a few 1 weeks K^uvioating nere previous to the serious labors before us in America* If you coino I will keep you f good company, and translate wall the French papers, k thuu.-h they take at the c.ub Ga/iirnini and other English journals. I take the Pennsylvania papers, and If 1 you bring the New Vork along we can read aud discuss 8 ta well here as in Paris. Ronieuibrance to friends. c *ours, kc. HALDEMAN. J lion. X. B. Kijni. A SAPS ROUT* FOR LETTERS. GlXSl'LATB U.VrTED Stjtts, 1 Monrow, Sept. I, 1801. J * Hon. BrriAR Kim;, of Oeo., Paris ? Lis ta Sir?1 am tnosi anxious to cotnrauniuAle with my c nndeand your frioml,Krai.cisriorrcl,ofrtiivaiinab. I beg that you will he so kind asto indicate a safschannel for so ? doi t, and that you will raver me with your rddrees In ' Paris, where a letter may reach you, or where you will Permit me to call and pay my resorts when '?? route" 'or home the next month, ltespectfnlly, yours, V. 8. Cr.AXTON, Of Maryland, and son or Commodore C. This may not reach <mj!! GREAT ANX1ETT FOR A SOUTHERN CONFF.TtBR ACT. , AWST 17, 1881. I have to tbak von, my dear sir, for your prompt reply yesterday (wooncsdAy) to my repicst that you would Indicate a safe channel of roinm intention with Savannah. I beg to inform you that I have no tmme diatenecessity for writing to my uncle, hut availed myself of a special excuse of no importance to learn your ad Ires* without compromising mysslf in esse of sccitienl. Conclud'ng that this will incur no other risk than the asual chances of the poet, I write toaak whether your ere tetiliais will aothorinean ofllctal t>emar -h '" near to this government Tor the recognition of the Semlr* I have to add thai the yurntit.n of So'Ukern iwl'pciut. to < is not mly rirwxl wilh favor at <pcinng a channel of dtroi tin t free in crehanpe of product*, Inn the >o ilmmod ci?tn*r ?cil of ilut-ery doe* not militate ngnirut munition, at ioith the yher i'oicert of Kuroi*. I feel authorized, after having had two friendly conferences with a prominent member ?f the Foreign Office, aud one with one of the most, If not lbs most, inllusiitial of the confidential advisers of the Sovereign, to give h as my belltt that but little hesitation and delay would be met with In attaining this delired result. Keiog guorant, ol course, of your Instructions, 1 can only profess n?y readinees,should you visit the country, to give you the bcnelll of my sojourn hero and eonseuuetrt knowledge of men sud insnuers. I v,a?e leeired that i?iuo prominent and forcible writer like yourself should publish article* in rsply to the attacks of the Northern journal*, should yon have Any nrcparad uul wi'.l furnifth ma with & w nv T %?it* a ? ? - tj - iitr.smiu mam w<l make them public in two or tb<-%a language* lam < ant atone in the opinion (h(U a Mt-ii of able pmp*r* uruia I taw great ttriyht all Owr Iht OnUinent. \ I ax pact to leave thla en route tot horn* within aix 1 neck*. I take with ma drawings and a model of anaw 1 Creech loading rifled cannon now balng introduced into i thi* service altar a long aariei of *Tp?rlmnnU >? I ahull, If daetred, lake charge of your dM|*tchee, bat I 11 tliia and of my plan for evading air oat I will confer with you wbau I do myself the Pleaaure of calling on you. ibould it ba daairad by youraelf or tbo comraiaxlonrra to vail yimraelvea of my knowledge of two or three of tha Kluruptan l.'.ng lagca (nlwaya without pay} I ahall ba but oa happy thua to aor rainy aaetion aa log aa my funds told out. Ton ara itoubilataawara that tha I'm tad Slate* government baa plated funda in tha hamlaof tbair agents abroad / the payment af a arret poticr -mpUii/nt to mtt k tU Southerner*. In thi* connection I must aautlou you tgalnat a South Caroliniannow In Pari* named Mortimer, a young man of thirty yeara about 1 aliould ilka to eend you a letter for a aafa and uaefnl I man in London, if daairod, a rich marrnattle houaa. | I naiihar *lgm or 'addraaa tbia for obviona raaaona, but amain, very truly, youra, MARYLAND. THK WAY TUB ( ONflPUUTOKS VOII. SatTBURM 'J3, 18(11. 1 had tha plaaaura of writing you a day or two ainco, ander covor to Mr. Buchanan, and in reply to yoir favor af Blh Inat. I now oncloaa to you a contract, or rathar an engage oiont, mada by tha Inventor of pai hap* tha bant ayatam tt anoaaarina mlna known Tha party I aft hare noma anatheeinoo far Parla, having been anmmonad to tlutt slty by a oornmlaaton appointed by tha Kmperor of Ilia Prenrb. Ue Mat fumiikei wilk letter* for Mr. MaUory, Vnpt. Maury (M. r.J, and for Mr. SMeit XKouU he f E NE not hive left I'ant he cat* be found at the Hotel RxchAUu, Rue Mardbout. I think it may be to the interest of C. S. that you see him, ami givo him suoh udvico and information as may >'blo him to cross the Potomac. I gave him a letter my mother, but your counsel will be far more valuable to him. 1 migrated in my last the favorable reception yon would probably meet with from this government. If you should authorise it, I will ascertain whether it will be advisable to make a formal demand for recognition at this moment. I think myself, with a little would soon be granted; but this,or course, is meroly an opinion, huso I upon uuotllcial conversations. 1 cautioned you against a Mr. M?, now in Paris. 1 did so on the authority of his father, who is heart and soul with the .South. Lincoln At Co. seemed determined te insult Austria. The tirst appointment as Minister was politically objectionable; the new one will be ejually so religiously. It it true?eon it be possible?that Mr. Marth vLuted GaribaUiita effer him a command? If to, the cup is full to overflowing, and the whole American jteople disgraced forever. Much at the fart will reflect credit and prertige on the South, Icouht hare unshed this damning disgrace spared the nation 'and the Anglo-Saxon name. Respectfully, yours. As thsre is no knowing what emergencies may arise, to guard against accidonts, I inform you that should I have occasion to communicate anything requiring great oautiou.I will write in Knglish, but use the characters of this language, which will constitute an admirable cipher. LETTER FROM CLAJCTON, OF MARYLAND. Moscow, Sept. l>, 1861. To Hon. Kino, Paris:? Dsar Sir?Ignoring your address, I wrote a day or two since directing that inquiiy should bo made at tho Hotel de Louvre, or at tho United States legation (not that you are a regular visitor there). 1 now Bond this under cover to Monroe A- Co., Bankers, with whom perhaps you have business relations. 1 should be most happy to see you in Russia, and can assure you thai you would he amply repaid for so long a journoy. It differs in many rospocts from the rest of Kuropo, and it would bo a source of great pleasure to me to do tho honors of Moscow and Ft. Priors burg to the friend of my undo (Francis Sorre.l, of Savannah). and of my father, the l?to Commodore of my uatno. Respectfully, your obedient servant, F. S. CLAXTON, of Maryland. A VIOLENT DEFENDER OF SLAVERY. Lisiiom, August 25,1861. My Dear Sir?Rpresume you caunot have received the letter which I wroto you by (funeral Morgan, of date of 25th ultimo. Ho informs mo from Paris that you have changed your residence; that he had sent it to your new lodgings; but that, as ho had not hoard (rom you, be presumed you had not received it. 1 draw the same inference from your silence to mo. In that letter I requested yon to return me the book I lent you?presuming that you bail done with it. and de siring myself to use It (q preparing a public lecture or address in v?2lK?D'oii of our n gro *.V~i,vthi-;b I kavt mng de.-ired to deliver in London, and which uodU be. op port-one awl useful at this lime. I justify slavery on the grounds of an inferiority of raco analogous to the temporary inferiority of childron to parents, tho need of tho superior while government and control to the black race itself, toe impossibility of the two ruot-s subsisting together in such masses in any other relation, the nocesslty of its undisturbed continuance ror the prosperity of the wholo country and tlie genera', goou of the world, and tho superiority of tho erudition of our slaves over the lower working cltifsea ?r ull Europe; ami 1 should uol shrink from saying all ihis in Exeter Hall, with hope of being reported, and at Lbc expense of o. dig attacked by the limes and all the Kuropeaan prco*. Indeed, it' 1 could at pi eueut afford it, I would go to London fi r that express pur{>08e,and 1 mean to do so as soon as 1 can. liie way to send the book to me is through Mr. John Miller, 29 Honrictta street, Covent Cardan, London. Please rend mo at the same time u copy of the pamphlet which I sco by the American papers you had prepared. If thero are any ?ther printed d^'juionts which have been lasted by the Soult-e. h CommiasioBeis I should be glad to sec Ua>m. Il'youliavo re eived my former letter you will have ilroady understood my position in the division of the L'nion. The lotter I have long ago sent homo for pubicitioh, at the moment when ail the North seemed to rush oil', in unauitnms insanity, into this diuboilrid war, and have cut me off, as I have freely declared to ill my friends, from any possible return to the North, iven if I were willing to live under the :iew political priuiples aud practice Into which the North has be.-u se1 cod. 1 hope, wheu 1 am enabled by my circumstance? 0 return at all, soma of your Ktatcs w ill give me 1 ho.n>' and citizenship. Through i.ns extrotne crisis I lave stood true to my old principles and sympathies, sven when I thought myself to stand alone. In my letter if the 2dd ultimo 1 expressed frankly the painful hope hat Hit unity nhirh two* then accumuluUd fur Ik-, m vtion if lit- ,1'At'h would be "tumbledback a. run the i'oUntic." .it*If did 1 then anticipate that thehiviuc justice would io soon, to a considerable extent, realize the hope which, cart breaking as It was, truth and the entire of justice vrittig from my convictions of right. I now hope, as the ihort si mounts uf ending this t ad ropuhlicau and aboillonist war, thul !?m tail! soon oUatn nx-otinitim J'r nt Ka sntr; and If I were not chained down here t:y the absoutewantot' menus (which has alone prevented mo from [oing homo, probably to get shot or hung as a" traitor" or tne course I should there pursue). I would come on to end you such co operation towards that uud as might lull my power, whether with the pun or the tongue. Hut I lave my wife here, some debts due, ull resources cut off, ind the success of iny stili pending mining speculations in his'cou.ntry my sole prospect, both f*?r the p ay men I of j oil and feci very deopiy this cruel compulaiou, winch ut . uch a time literal..v cIiuidh ine down ut a distance from | he proper scenes of a citizen a duty. 1 have, however, lor.e all 1 could by letters for publication over my uitmc, c vhicli 1 have sent to a friend in New York. Pray let me hear from you. My address here is No. 3 tuc Fan Caltano, Lldbon, Portugal. There must be some rilling prupayiueut on letters from Krunce, which you ian easily ascertain. Please show this to my old friend >cdley Maun, Uiat ho may know my sentiments, and I ip dn subscribe my.*li a* I did before, your frioud and ( elluw traitor, J. L. b'SUlJJVA.N. j Hiu. fuoBe nail Kinc, Ac., Ac. 1 A 8W1ABIK0 COKRES PONDKNT. ; London, Sept. 13. 1861. , ttt 1Van Ere?1 have been writing you (two letters)? landldly, I acknowledge?to 21 or 113 Rne d'Parthcnon; lid you get them? When are you coming overr Write ne. Huvo male pretty ture arrangomcnu for a vessel to ro off very soon for the Confederate Steles. Will let yon mow when matured. 1 saw a gentleman?Dr. Smith, of Kentucky, a practsicg pl.ysl '.an cf emtnonce?here to day, who has bunelf written a work on our hum- affairs. Intheeourae if our conversation to day he said?"I don t know Buter King personally, hut I know hie report on naval arairs (United Stales) and his letter to the Mlmeter, Tor I uad the proofs here when being printed. I know, too, hat he has done more than all the rest here for our auso.and I'll be damned if I don't preach the fact a'oud oh'-n I jet home again.'' He tins little toleration lor any if tlio commissioners except Colonel Mann. I am very much occupied, whkb, with the horrible ten end worse ink?for I write In ?han oiol"?explains n part my brevity. I havo expected you bore every lay. Hoc not? Yours,truly. W. T. HIS 1>IK. Hon. T. lli Kino,Commissioner, Ac., Ac. irroRrs for bcropean intkrvkntion. a, Sept. 22. isfll. Dbar Sue?I much regret leaving Paris, as you are the inly gentleman from the South who has effected snytlnng Or the Interest, of the Confederate States, and what v 011 lave doue Is much more Important than you may Iruag j ue. You wall remember that it was at the tn'ratu* of Michel ^heralur that you pvlAvhed your lOtor to the Minister of , Commerce. It* distribution to the membera of the Sonata md of the Corpa Iccglslatlf, to liie Prefects, tha Chambers , >1 Commerce, and tho bauke.sof Pane, has bad a great ! nlluence upon the establishment of a lino of steamers \ rotn France to tha Confederate Ptntaa.aiul KatmlighUnol ill fxirtia upon off air* of the Southern Statu?a matter ihirh u*u prtLiui.Ay a/no t utterly uufrtoton in France 1 hat is an important point gained, fur those parties lave a great influenc e upon the country at largo, and 'our document liaa not made merely a showy effect, but t has done good and subatautial work. I need not recall to your memory what tha minister old JOU 10 'if" vf (he Interview* you had, it waa loo ratifying for yeu to bare forgotten ft. Allow me, alt, in closing tbia letter, to say that I trust he Atnhaasndor of the Confederate States will not forget he promises made by the Hon.T. Uutler King to hia moat csi eclful and obedient servant, CH. HArsSOULLIEB. The Hon. T. Btm.s? K?n, T. 0. T. Y. P. Your apimintmant a* represenUtire of the Confederate Mates In Krance would bo most agreoahte. That I know rom pretty good authorities. Tho manner you have i.>ttled the'ailairs of the French emigrants in t.hiifornia If nil HI. Ulll"? IW THE DierEHATB MONEY STRAITS Of THE REBELS. ' Mt Da*S Mr. Kisu?Slnoa we parted yesterday I have tern Mr Greene He will take no drat is no the Smith et Ml, to that niy ceiling on you thli morning would be of no nee Indeed, I can eee no way of raising money here hut by at onco orderin* remittance* from home; no mat ler wh*t a man's means mny be there, they are not con- ; sidered here. 1 hare been bore in aeveral great crises, but never in one tike the present, and I hope I may never , see one again. Excuse writing, and believe, very truly, yonre. M CALHUlTf. Jam 28,1861. . 1 Livsaroot., August 27,1801. Sm?I should feel greatly obllv l If yeu could give me the address ef Mr. Thomas Ruiair King, of Georgia, U. fl. Pei bapa I ought to state that 1 have instructions to direct iny solloltor to arrest htm Tor a considerable debt. 1 remain, respectfully. ROBT. HITTHINNON. Yascby, Kaq., 10 Half Moou street,Piccadilly. I.ivnm*,.Inly HI, 1801. Pua 8m:?I reached her* ihle morning, and found m> letter to Mr. Winioman siillat the hotel, he having taken rooms olsewbere. I have Just had an interview with him in regard to malting the loan, and ?ill write to ydu to morrow the result. In the'mean time do not present '.ba letter of introduction to Messrs. Marcuaril * Co. as 1 would prefer the draft to be discounted by Mr. W.' Kx? pacting this pleasure hy to morrow a mail, I am yours raspeclfullv, J. N. nivCH. ' Hon. T. Bi'ttsn Kiso, Parle. Cere of Hiscksb no Baker. K?j., Ore-ham House, Ola Broud street, London. London, August 2,1861. Mr rats Sm -I regret to adv ?e you that I have been unable to make tbn nexotmliim lor you with Mr. Wlal*. mau Ha eipreused a desire to agbrd you the ?i romu-od. '.ion. but without authority hrom Mr. Mordeca', h s nurtner ho was unwilling |0 t : * } 11 W YO NEW YORK, SUND assume the responsibility. I do not know of any other resource excepting Messrs. Marcuard & Co.; ml if there it any doubt about the draft being promptly rust, 1 should feel very unpleaaantly to have thorn discount it. Having expressed my views in the matter when in Taris, it is needless now to repeat tboni. I only trust every thing will prove satisfactory, and that you may obtain speedy roller from your ombarrassmeut. I notice by the papers that the Kui|>eror was not at Vichy on Thursday, having left for Chalons. Did you see him* I would like to know the result of the interview. From tho American news, 1 suppose ere this they have had a revere eniiai/einmt at the Junction, and 1 trust the South may have obtained a glorious victory. If so, it u/ilt serve us fircatly Here. Trusting I may have the pleasure of hearing from you here, 1 am, dear sir, yours, truly, J. N. BEACH. Address, care of Brackslone Baker, Greeham House, Old Broad street. Hon. T. Buruut Kara, Paris. Panis, le July 31,1881. Mr J bun Sir?I cannot mako out why you did not send Mr. M<>oro the money which is due to him. It put me in a very awkward position towards tho Atlas newspaper. Mr. Moore (tho English printer) threatens to take law proceedings against me, which, as you may naturally suppose, would be most unpleasant. When you mode up your mind to have the pamphlet printed in English, I went on your behalf to UaUgnuni's, who said he could not do it for less thou ?7. I then undertook to get it published in London for ?6, provided you should contribute 30 francs (?1 40) towards my travelling ex pouMiM, no mat me wnoie would come only to f.a ??., DeBides saving tbe trouble of sending 600 copies over to England. You gave me 200 francs, out of which 170 were duo to mo for my troublo and tbe work I bad done for you. 1 went over to your pnmplet printed, took great pains about it, and I must 00010118 that 1 did not expect you would let me support your expenses. In tbe hopes, sir, that 1 shall bear from you by return of post, I remain yours, very truly, It. MITCHELL 12 Rl's VlLI edo. A 6ECKSH BRITISH CONSUL. [Extract.] Hab^x, Jan. 10,1802. Messrs. A. A. Nines & Co., New Orleans ? Running out from a Southern port Is quite a dilferent thing to going in. On the 2d January I received your letter dated iVovember the 9th, with a press copy of another. The other letters weich you mention have not come to hands. As to Mr. litugrauis, I should prefer stopping wiili lorn. He is always ready tu assist mo in anything I wish, and is a thorough gentleman. A great thing for mo, too, is that he speaks fluently Uernviu, but when I havo anything particular, I go to my Cuiifttt). T. Crawford, Esq., a thorough Southerner, and poll to and obliging to unybody. Your most ohediout servant. 11. P. STEUIQUAH. Havana, Jan. 10,1882. I leave this afternoon for Nassau, in the schooner J. Tunes, to procure a register for the General Miramou, which tho English Consul says can be done without taking the ship there; uua u, fraira thinks that it is much loss expenso than to take In our cargoand then go there for our papers, and in all probability will ho ab)e% liud sotno articles there that cannot bo had here, and likewise savo time. Yours, very respectfully. J. JOHNSON. J. L. Macacly, New OrleaDS, La. LETTER TO EARL RUSSELL. Havana, Cuba, Dec. 6,1801. My Loud?The uniform success which has attended the arms of the Confederate States of America, must,l should suppose, be sutlicient evidence to the world of their ability to maiutaiu tho independence tliny have declared. Assuming that to be an accomplished fact, it follows, as 0 matter of course, that the usual diplomatic intercourse between nations will soon be eslabhsbed boLwcu thoin and the great Povve.s or Europe. It is quite natural, therefore, that a people thus coming fresh into the family of nations should feel some anxiety respecting 1 ho agents to be selected for the purpose of conducting Hint intoroourse. Jboro are no two nations whoso malm ial interests point to a closer alliance than those of Ureal Britain and Ihe Confederate States. It is in this view I presume to idrtress to your lordship this note, and to solicit your favorable consideration ef the snggesUon I mn about to make. Her Britannic Majesty's Consul Oeneral in Cuba Iras been loEgand most fhvorabty known to tbe mercantile ;om nuiiity of the'Confetlerate Stales. Tbe great couriosy and intelligence or Mr. Crawford in the performune of bis official duties, his uniform kmdncrs and hospitality iu personal intercourse, iiave endeared him lo all who l ave iiad lire pleasure of his acquaintance. I therefore I"-" leave to assure your lordship, most ro ipertfdliy, that her Majesiy'isgivercrncnt could not select i more acceptable person lu he her Majesty s minister to esido near tho government i f tlio Conlodcrate riuu-?. I lavo Uio honor to be your lordship's most obedient serrant, T. BUTLER KINO, Commissioner from Georgia, C. S. A. To the Right noii. Kai! Ilu wan, Ac. the great georgia movement. Macon, Jan. 3, i860. Mt Ppak Sir?1 havo duly received your loiter of this Into, inmrtuing mo ofyour appointment and of yo r early Uparturc Tor Europe and mo to prepare tne way n this country and m Europe amonn (he f'rtrtiih of thtreat tltoryx* movement. 1 will do so with grant pleasure, md you may rest assured I will do my best, <or I eel that on your mission depends the great (question or trayi and menns.for the South?a question far more im joi UBt than mere force. Our trade and industry must tc protected from ruin and our cotton from Injury on i he ugh sous. 1 will pack up and start lor Washington mramintelye-to-nigbt. By the 12th or loth I wl:| t are ho uay cleared in Washington with tho foreign icgiiions. Your Governor has struck tho true bio a lor Joe thorn independence, acu your mission becomes < ue if immense importance. 1 lave the h nor to be. yours, aithfully, C. G. BAYI.OR. To Hon. T. Hltlkr Kiiea, Ac., Ac., Mai on, (fa. COMMENTS ON mil. LINCOLN'S MESSAGE. Ma my, March ft, lsd!, Mr. King?Drac Nib?1 enclose you a printed letter of jo vomer John stm, written some time since, on the sub. oct of Brunswick and Us prospects, which may possibly re of i so to you on account ol ilei uncial position ocoolied by him. Nothing new. M.?l people read Lincoln's naugural as a " no tight'' measure, and few rare a ' cues'' whether it is or no. Yours, A. K. rot GRaN. Think 1 shall be down about Sunday or Monday. premeditated rebellion. [Private and Confidential.] New Yo.ut, April 10,1SC1. Hon. T. Brn.ui King, Paris ? Dsab Sm?Yours of llic 2ftlb ultimo, from Loudon, reached me yesterday Yi u have no doubt re e ve I Mr J. W. Hull's letters, directed cam Amer an Mtui'.tar, Paris. Mr. Day has been here n few days, but lag rc lurned. lie wrote you at tho Clarendon, Londou. By this time you will have made up your muni whether or not Mr. Hull has beeu successful, umt whether hi? b-ankiTb can or will go on witb the railroad aud land, on our plan. If yes, then I arn roudy to go with t he agents and liow them the whole matteT. If tho c ntrary, thai somes the tug and trial. Then I believe tlie whol j tiling rests with you and myself. Others may aitviao,bit now and where to And the men to go into it and ertek to it until we are successful is the question to decide. Mr. Hull has other tm]iortunl m Ultra of h:s own that absorb.his he may or may not be imm f lu carry the matter out You must be the judge. If he I" not of nervice, the dlvlemn would be between four instead of live As veu decide so I will be governed. I will loin

you when you ?ay so to me and Messrs. liny ?n<1 Itlooiu. They (Messrs I>. and 1) ), yourself nud iny. a?ir, are the only ones that control the laud and load If Mr. Hull has, or can negotiate the malier.or course arc want him. If he raunot, why divide with him. Ihit day fort Sumter will be aba bed, anil before thin rearheI y/u 1'irkeiw?then all the tlarr Sla/e> will ruth o^tlKtr, a-juration will of couiir Jolhw, add the on r*drjtwy acknnwUdQed; then capital will follow, aud we ;au carry our plana. I have; enlisted in Una matter eith a will aud dotermltiation that knowa no ttrlnf. fou and myaolf art tho only one* that lake that deter niucdaud confident view of it. Voura, very truly, J. COWLES. Let me know where to direct lettere to you, and write no often. J. C. PRELIMINARY AGENCIES IN IlKOPE. [Confidential.] |BwrrarKi., April 27, 1M1, How. T B. Knto? Dear Sir?I have been on the ioninent, <iid ej>era mg for our commtickU inde/mtdewt face I,id June, and 1 hare apent over $1,000. Lam now 'Blirely out of money, aud canuut move until | get elioved from home, and I loar, under the i.ircumitanoca, I may not get any in tlmo to auiwer immediate lemande. It would he exceedingly mortifying to me, and our lationality might suffer by esyting my rondilv.n here. It a unnecessary for me to go into explanations on thla fib. ect. I am certain you ean appreciate my feelings. At a Thntkei net mutt nowaday tmainltnn hit dignity and A nor r Ante to a* your auv'aner I wish to Join you in Parle mine listely, and devote sll my time end energy iu m juring thlillne of steamers, and while you are moving Hher matter*, 1 can work for tbe steamer*. I do not eek 'or eartliiuK but eapenscr. My time > freely given to the great cause we bare undertaken. It will require $290 to leave me easy and take me to rou, and I bupe you will comply witb my request by return of mail, and I shall leave for Parte on Tuesday. I cannot move from here without your aanistanoeeicept by calling for a loan frem one ef our Belgian mends, and that would 'Imtroy our cause probably in futurt. Yours, truly. J. M. VERNON. Add! see J. M- Vernon, Rue Ville, Hormone, Brussels. P. P.?if we do not succeed in Havre 1 know we con do to in England, but 1 have no mens to move among the ptlWl. J- M. V DI8TKTCT OP rn PILOT AN rBOPLI. I'asis, April 24.1M1. Mv Una* Sir?Where are you r I do not know. 1 bare written te you, cere of the American Minleter at BrusBuls. 1 here seen oe answer. I here written m the strangest terms about yon to the luikaof Brabant and M. Poncelet. 1 have enclosed, after my letter was sealed, a IMUe blue peper, giving you a very weak translation of what 1 had written to the Duke of Brabant about you. On another band, a friend of mine baa wrltu- immediately to tlm Do tonal B., first aid de camp, secretary and Intimate friend end advlder to tbe tiuke or Brabant. In warm term* about ynu; and should your address have been at bis knowledge, the aid do camp would here called, we think, on you. Bt mu!r on all that Be not surprised by anything Belgian people may say or do. Not in one day nor one week .you will know them; ihey are all distrust add prejudice, at cotton, in the beginning, hut, little by little, tbey modify their not lone. I would be exceedingly glad to hear from you. Any indication you obey give me on whet is going on in Bel >RK H AY, APRIL 27, 1802. ginm, with tlx duko,lf. Poncelet, and others, will help ma to serve you. When do you enme back * See II. Poncalat and any Belgian people aa often as you can. Very truly, yours, E. UE BEI,LOT DE lONIERES 8 Rue d'Antin, Paris. preparation op mai'8 and diaoram8. Friday, June 28,1861. Captain do Rugseil, who I1.1 jiul returned I tout Itie South on a mission for llie government, is,l am told, strongly inclined in favor of the coufudoriit s. Ha will ba most happy to rocoivo us Sunday morning between 10 and 12 o'clock. Wore it possible for you to get your maps, especially that of Brunswick harbor, and I ho report made upon it from Morney's, it would he well to do si, so as to lay the ; whole matter before liiiu, and if' Mm, whrn hr report* to the tonperor, to inontion it aa thn be-t one, which he w ilt of course do when enlightened, his slatmuout coi roborating the previous one; tho whole inntter would (hen run smooth and faat. My host regards. P. PICQUET DU BELLY. WHAT THEY EXPECTED MOM T'lE TRENT At KAIli. Momtrkai , Thursday, June 27, 1861. Mv 1'Kah Mr. Kino?Alter much peril in th ice, but otherwise an agreejble passage. f arrived yesterday at Quebec, and thence lastoienirg to this place. To* niy grout relW and pleasure I met Mr. D. F. Ttri. hie, of Norfolk, Virginia, who brings m-latu tidings of my family, who wore, tliank God. well ton days age. Mr. llrisbie goes out. as you di I, woh the confidence of h.a state, und with not altogether dissimilar view*'. I bog tooiuinoud him to you most cordially usa gem Ionian worthy in all respects of your conlideuce, conicrenco and personal esteem. By the way, as I liu\ e wri' 1 ten thu* much, 1 toeoilect ihti he told ni l he was no quainted with you. and I wiil only add. therefore, that Mr. Hriebie is a member of the Virginia Legis ature and one of the most iwtirr and in'cNiytnt p. tmolirs of ill ' ra t trade in our Stale. 1 have told bim ol your treineudon." pamphlei, and I huvo takcu the liberty to promise him thai yon would road it to him. lie will take to you most Interesting inielligeiico from the South. We have whipped the scoundrels m threo instances, etui, what is worse for them though better for us, we have proved already their utter incllloieucy to cope with us. Not the least gratifying element is'tlio threatening aspect of Knglund and the United States, or rather the rotten government at Washington, (tod graiii lha: i1 may I ad ( a fUjlait. and that "John Bull" in ny 1.1 cue ill 'if Hockcut', iky high. If bo does this I will forgive bim a load of his sell' conceit, a-rogamo and hollow philanthropy. If I find an opportunity I will writo you after in- arrival .'n Richmond. Till then, and alwu^s with high respect ami esteem, your sincere friend, URV. TUCKER. N. B ?The gov crnment is at Richmond, and 1 shad not have to go to Montgomery. If your reus happen to be there I will see them at once, and ba kind to thorn. B. T. THE EXPECTED SECESSION OF WESTERN STATES. Hotei. Royals, Pirpik, Thursiluy. My Prak Mr. King?I was very glad to hear from you and to read the good news in the papers. I enn do nothing about the Times, except point out to you that you a,?i lienor visit tbe Time.' coneapondent in Paris, No 2 Hue I epetctier. i a letter to him. if you rmncmbsr. You must allow that ell my predictions have b< on voriflod. It will, I think, be all over in Jauuary at the latos'; only, I wish they would take Washington. but I suppose they wish to make suro of Missouri, Kentucky aiul T'-nnosse first, and in that they are right. I should not wonder if the Deskrn .Stales recede, and lha' ' Mouir' joins CantuU!. Dal you leave your letter with PirC. Woody Yours truly, E. l'EIKSE. NEWS FROM GEN. BANKS' CORPS. The Rebel Jackson and His Army Retreat ill B Towards Goi donnvllle. Caup Niun Sparta, Va., April 25,1892. Several deserters and refugees corroborate previous reports that Jackson. after llj^ug from our udvaucing column en Friday last, pushed forward to a [to ut ouo mile north of Harrisonburg, wiiere a turnpike branches to tlio loft, pa-s'ihg UcGaughoystown, oil the south fork of tlie Shenandoah and the Blue Ridge,and running thouco to Gordoaeviiiv. Jackson's wagon train had been pushed towards Staunton; but, hearing that that town was iu possession of the Union troops, ho remanded it to Harrisonburg At an early hour ou ,-atuiday morning Jackson, with his whole force and train, took the Gordonsville turnpike, and at latest accounts had reached HcGaugheystown. On Saturday night a squadron of the First Vermont cavalry, while scouting the Buray road beyond Mussa" inetteu Mounts.u, fell In with a body of (lie enemy's cavalry. A skirmish ensued, resulting iu the capture of seven of the enrmy and elevsn of their hor. es. None o ir men were hurt; but a lioutChRCt hud his ii.rso Hhot uuder lum. 'the Paymaster of the Vermont cavalry arrived at camp yesterday, to the great delight oi the Grcca Moan tain H '.vs. A train, containing shoes, stockings. &c., foi Genoral Williams division, reich-d Mount Jackson <>n Friday Ihey wi'l bo distributed to-day, Tlio gtono turnpike" of ibis rOKi' D arc very destructive to shoes. 'Iho weather mire 1'rid.ty has been very inclement, ov.log to s? |ift?v?iintf t'O itieaster, fh? dsmpmss penotra tiny wills and clothing, iuul chilling tin- bodies of the men. Iliorn are loud t-alls for the restora'ion of ibe wh-key ratiou J l.o .nl.ut i'.anis of 'bis lovely and fertile valley, altlio' yl. they five no almost unanimous vote for sece* su n. now. oc rely regret it, and uppoar well pleased tn tbetx' leftbut slie war in Virginia is nearly at an end. 1're-ti lue lU and bread; tuffs abound In this sec. tier, and Uie ovrt.ei s are n t disposed to conceal or spirit th?m awn} beyond our reavli. The it tie! J J vlt on> retreat from tbia place tyut a benrUciai efort on tho volunteers and drafted men from RokP'Inm and tbe surrounding counties. Largo number* of them daily come into our lines and deliver themselves up. H ia tated hundreds of ttnm are now in the Mawamcttrn Mountains, hiding ;rom Ashby's scouts, only awaiting an opportunity to escape claim protection from lien. Ranks. One who camels yesturdoy reported that lie found a cava a ftw mles bene#, where were concealed sixteen refugees and deseilers, who will probably com# Into town to day A portion of Aali'uy * cavalry are scouting both sides or ibemonnlam re. r Lfarrisunburg, watching our movements and en 'covering to en'eh deserters. Tlio main b dy,however, are feolisvcd to have g ms with Jackson, wborevcr he may be The ref igecs and deserters or turned or er to l.ieuten ant Colonel Bat'-heblei's (Provost Marshal) department, and exain.ned by Colonel Clark, of General Hunks' sufl Ilr. Holler, late A-Sistsnt ftirgnon of tbe tViscons.u Third, lias been appointed Medical Pun eynr for tbls doliartineut, and is tem;?rarily stationed at Piraabarg. It 13 n fart worthy of notica that the rshel h"*' pilals art mctlcis of comfort,convenience an.) clounlmess. Al Mount Jackson throe large two story flrnM buildings have been rect nily constructed on tho meat approved plan, being lathed and plastered and divided into appropriate werd-'. The ceilings arc high and Hie vent ;H lino perfect. They are sufficient to accommodate six hundred pa'ienta, and will lie occupied by unr sick. Wagon are actively collecting fnragr and other supplies, which are more abundant here than I hey were in tbeuandosh end Frederick count ire. A Vuion hostage, who etopod from Jackaon on 8atur. tiny morning, reports his force at that time six miles east of Harrisonburg, wb cb place be left iu a perfect panic. The Union hot (ages taken by Jackaon from Wincheater and the valley?many of whom are tlxty years old and upwarde, tick and crippled?were barharoualy compcliod to march on foot behind the tram, up bill and down, through mad and creeks, iu aome cases tailing down from Ibeer fxhansttot. This act has caused greet In dtfuatlon in our army, and load cnea are nude for re. taliation upon prominent aecersioniala hereabouts. Rrooklym Acadsmt or Mtme ?The opera aeaacn, if a eeacoa it oan he called which wee limited to a few nights, cloeed on Saturday with lhe"Figlia di Reggimeuto.'? The CMt ?M IM WW ? m IBfortMlOB HI IIH r?|ir?UDlklKIQ ^ New York, the principal rtUt being austilnel by Kcl logg.BrtgnollnndSueinl. Tba botiM wu bul an indiffer ant one, ooaetdering that ibis waatba laet night on which opera will ba playad for tome monthe Wc hare but little to add to what we bare already said respecting Itiea Kellegg'e taper eon it loo of Maria. She sa'ig well, but woe wanting In the enimin which we look for la the rt randier#. The meagrenees of the ivU of Tonlo who not coeapeaoated for by the introduction of tho romaasafront Dm "Lotabardl," which Rrignoll, to the great dlaappointaaenl of many, omitted on thla occasion, flnatol waa la better rolce, and played Sulpltio with liie ueual ratting buoyancy of spirit*. Tntbellneia of the third set great uncertainty was observable between tho orchestra and the alegars, and in some other r? prCi? the epera was not aa well performed as on tbo flret night. Thla repreeeatetion, as we bare slated, eleees the preeoat i aaaaoa, It aat be lag Mr. Grau'a intaolion to giro optrs again, in ettlmr Maw York or Brooklyn, anttl the fell , Tomorrow the troupe leave for Albany, where they perform in the evening e R A I IMPORTANT FROM YORKTOWN. The Town Shellcl by a Union OunboKl? Cannonading Along the Whole Line of Work*, Jits. Before Yorktowv, April 25, 1802. The principal event yesterday worth mentioning wits the shelling of by ouo of tlio gunboats. She moved up to the mouth of Wormley's creek during the morning, openiug it well directed Are on their work*, which wag promptly angwerod by tbo rebel?. The boat then fell back a di dance of three mile* from Yorktcwu, when she again opened tire, the shells exploding each time within tho enemy* works, but obtaining no respond >. , A few shots wei e llred during tlio day along the whole lino, 10 keep the rebels from strong'hemug their work*. No one was injured. It is raining again this morning; but tho indications are that iho weather will soon clear up. The objoct of the Hug of truee sent to tho enemy's lino ordur of (i -uernl McCIcllan, was for the purpose of elTtctlug ;iii exchange of four rebel prisoners for a similar number of our wo-.tuded In tlielr hands, In order that they might be better cared for. '1 ha answer snowou uiai inoy wore disposed 10 comply witn ma General's request; but the wounded hail been sent to Richmond. Tltc Advaner to Young'* Mill. (iKNKRAL PAVJD.-ON'B OFFICIAL KKl'OKT. Uk.' i>,u'akw kr Tmnn Hri ;ai?k, Smith's Division,y Caw Near Lks's Mux, Warwick Rivicn, Vs., > Ap il ll>, 1862. J Captain L. !>. ('arm, Assist tnt Adjutant General:? sir?Having beeu directed by tho git.eiul commanding tlto division to furnish n roport of the operations of my In igadsfrom tho 5th iust. to th# present time, I respect fully state us follows:? The advance < f the division from Young's Mill was formed by :ny brigade, the Seventh Maine, Celrne Vlason connnuidiugjieing deployed as a line of skirmishors in front, w tit a .section of Kennedy's battery; Lieutenant Cowan following the road. The Thirty-third New York, (.'ol'uel R. F Taylor, Seventy -seventh New York Volunteers, Colonel McKean, and tho Forty ninth New York, Lieutenant Colonel Alberger, in the order named, moving In ro&r of this advance in column. About four miles from Young's Mill, at eleven A. M., ti e enemy's picket* were driven in, exchanging occasional shot; with our skirmishers, and a mile further on, through dense woods, wo eauie in Bight of an open space 01 tho |msitiou of the enemy, a line of earthworks in our Iront. Tho Seventh Maine, aa skirmishers, were halted in tho edge of the, about nine hundred and fifty yards from tho works, the section of artillery place d in battery, and tin- Thirty-third, goventy-sevonth and Forty-ninth New York State Volunteers formed rapidly in line u- dor the ft. e of the enemy's shell and canister. i the left or tho Seventh Maine wore in an exiosed posi j tlen, being about five hundred yards from tho smaller j work, but partly concealed by the woods Whoelor's bat, tei y, which followed my brigade, came into position on [ the rtsm? M>d left of our read, and opened on tho enemy. | My A id do-Camp, Ilieutraaut of ihe Thirty third I Now York, w ho had climbed a tree for obgorvaifm n,^n I our left, reporting lo me that two regiments wore moving down upon our left flunk, I ieulonajil Colonel Albergor, Forty-ninth New York, was thrown aback at an obtuse uaglo w 1'h the rest of my lino to meet their intention;. With these disposals wo awaited ths arrival and rocounoissunco of General Smith. Tbu troops of my brigade maintained their pestion e above slated uutil seven I*. M. of the evoning of the Till, when they wre withdrawn about one mile further :h the rear. My cnsualtiee are as follows:? Arm 1,5.?Or.c private of the Seventh Mi ine and ono of tho F*fty ninth Ncov York Volunteers,killed,and tw t privates of the .Seventh Maine andono of the Forty-ninth New York, wounded. At ita th?Three privates of the Forty-ninth Now Y'orlt wounded severely; one ofP'tcr, Lieutenant Gcorgu Gale, of the Thirty thud New York, seriously wounded; one of the Sbv< nty seventh seriously wounded. Anal 7.?Doe private Of the Seventh Maine seriously wouule I, one of the Seventy seventh seriously wounded. At'Kit 8.?Ono private wounded,Thirty-tnird New York Volunteers. April 11.? Dne corporal, Seventh Maiuo, killed, and one private wounded. The T'orly.-niuth regiment and a company of the . Thirty-third Now York, tho latter under command of Lirui. C I. Corning, were much cxnorod to the fire of tho rncmv's rifle pits while we lay in position. I regret to stme that Llout. Swrn, Company A, and bugle: Grown, Company D. Seventh Maine Vo'.uutoors, wore captured by the enemy on the 5th hist.,being separated tlrom command by a swamp, while skir nisiaitiig. I de-ire to bring specially to the notice of tha Ootieral th? - a rfutnese, obedience and forlitndo cf the rcgiu o.U of my hilyatlo?lying, as they did, Tor fiftyfour boms under the cio.,e artillery lire of the enemy, two n,Rlus exposed to a violent storm, without an op|*>rtuniiy of ext iongiug asti t, except from light Held pieces, ami bearing*?eomo regiments of it?thirty lx hours duty t sklrinlvlreis to the front, and willing for more. I think the General commanding the division may well bo proud of thom us I urn. antitrust to the successful exhibition of. their other soldierly ipialities when wo meet the en nny closer. I have no distinction to make among the recimonts of my brigade. The duties of some worn necessarily nturo arduons tiian thoso of other , and led them into more ex|,n.o4 jmahfot:*; b it, when all behaved alike with the grestc. t< ooluess, g.tilaairy. obedience unit forti'nde, they a. a ell equally deserving of iiy warmest gratitude and confidence, tuid I d?>ir so to present them to the t'nnimandttij, (leneral. J am, sir, yonr most obedient servant, J. Vf. DAVTlkjON, ltriga.tiur llcueral. NEWS FROM FORTRESS MONROE. Additional Partlcnlara of the Klafht at Noatli Mills, N. C.?Arrival of WonntUtl t nion bold lc> ?, ?V?., ?Sic. Foiuttx-w Monr.if, April 2f>, 1S02. A schooner was overhauled nt eight o'clock this morning by the "team gtinlmat fohasset, on suspicion of an ultatnpi to run tbo bit cltuda and enter the Kllzebeth river. The captain was taken on hoard the Minnesota, ami staled he w is hound for lUttorns Inlet, lie bad a rat u>i of hi el and |?>i k, At . His papers were taken from him. A Hag of trin e to day returned w ith tha schooner Mississippi, which brought down from Norfolk ycaterday s ev ?i teen Futon prisoner*, wounded at the battle of South Mills, the location of Ih? nr-gmrriuout of last Saturday, previously reported. Ihe L'nli.u tr> upe oun.-UU.-d of parts of legiinonts? lie Twenty-llrst Massachusetts,the Kilty first I*i nnsylvan'a, ilio Ninth Now York, the highly-Dinth New Yoik and the *-'WtU New Hsnipshlre, under the command of (tot oral It ' o, numbering five or sW hundred raun. They lauded hot- w Flltnbelh City :.ud marched up to the canal w ith-'Ut opposition. The object of the movement wss to break up the locks The engagement took place during the afternoon, and the rebels w re driven from the Held, ... 1?.. I. ?. V?..,.n lh,l ll,, ?l.l> ..r. I.-IIU 111 m<' " ......... receiving reinfonemeule, and Cioncral Reno retired during tMllght. No trnnaportation having hoen provided for the wounded, *.hey wo e toft in it temporary hospital, and .task-Hunt ftifgeou Warren, of the Twenty tlrat Maasacbti8. its, war detailed to remain with them Peroral other*. who were on'y slightly wounded, left with the other tro-ipe . among them Col. Ilawktne, wounded id ilia left bread or rlio ilder. 'Ihe wounded men. on their arrival bore, were taken to the goner t! hospital, and proi>orly card for. They i ompleiD that while they wore In the handa of theenanij vlicy did not have anotigh to eat.b't were other win* properly taken care of. The following are the name* of the wounded :? l ieutenant Lowla Hallmin, Fifty llrat Pouusylvania, Co. t>, In the left thigh. lohn Pnnn, Twenty-Ural Muaeachuaett*, Co. B, in the oit i*f E. E. Raikar, Twanty-flrat Uw huactla, Co. C, ia (bo right shoulder. W. W. Pr>ue,Twanty flrat Maaaacbuaotta, Co. C, .n (ho forehead. .lor B Brown, Twenty-Oral Maaaachiiaatta.Co.Q, in tho right thigh. Chan R. Walter, Ninth Now York, Co. A, ia tho right tbigb- * Wm. (>>rtolyon, Ninth Now York, Co. B, iutho right log (amputated). John Ourtln, Ninth New York, Co. B, in tho loft arm (ampul atod). .1. J. Koliy, Ninth Now York, Co. E, In tho right lido. t). W. Wllocl, Ninth Naw York,Co. r, In tho faco. Alosanilor Hern- y, Ninth Now York, Co. II, In tho loft arm. AOiil Harrft, Eighty ninth Naw York, Co. A, In tho right wriat. Jacob Toning, Virty-drat Pennsylvania, Co. A, in tho lowar jaw. joe. H. rioarfraae, Fifty-Oral Pennsylvania, Co. A. in tho right atikle. l>enj. IIcvclj, FiRy (Tret Pennsylvania, Co. B, in tho right et'to. AbrahamCuater. Fifty first Pennsylvania,Co C, in tho stomach. Jacob ?. Bueklrk. Fifty-first Penney Ivan ia, Co.H, intbo loft arm A'SieientPurgevn Warren, of lha Twanty flrat Matsv , I). PRICE THREE CENTS. chiihain, detailed to attend tho wounded, accompanied the party. Bai.tiiior*, April 20,1862. Cuptain W. M. Rartlctt, acting Lieutenant Colonel of the Twentieth Massachusetts rog.itunt, was shot beforo Yorktown on Wednesday, and hag had his left lej arnpu- x tated. Ho came to Baltimore this morning, and is doing well. highly \y\mm news. Battle Between I he Advanced Guard* of the Hostile Armies Near Corintli. The Rebels Defeated and Driven Back to their Intrenchments. General Halleck Pushing Ilis Entire Array Vigorously Forward. Supposed Evacuation of Corinth by the Enemy Death of Major General C. F. Smith, Jlfi) * &C?) lie* St. Louis, April 20, 1862. A special despatch to the Missouri Democrat, dated Cairo, to-day, says:? Passengers who reached here this morning on the steamer N. W. Thomas, which left Pittsburg Landing on Thursday night, bring the highly important intelligence that an engagement took place on Thursday between the advance guards of tho national and rebel armies , that tUe rebels were driven back towards Corinth, and that General IlaUcck icas pushing his whole army vigorously forward. CmCAOO, April 26, 1862. A special despatch from Cairo says that a reconnoiwumce was made towards Corinth on Thursday, and w hen nine miles out they surprised a rebel camp, and advanced to Pea Ridge, within sixmiles of Corinth. They remained from eleven o'clock in the morning until three o'clock in the afternoon, but no signs of the enemy were seen. Mr. Stevenson, of Danville, TIL, who accompanied the reconnoissauce, heard the constant rattle of cars aud sounding of steam whistles towards Memphis, and thns got the imprcss:ou that the rebels were evacuating Corinth for Memphis. Pittsburg Lanhtno, April 2.5.} Via Louisville,"April 26, 1862. f Major General C. P. Smith died at Savannah, Tennessee, at four o'clock this alternoon, or dysentery, lie ' was tanou bicK shortly after the occupation of Savannah by tho forces under him, and has been suffering and sinking slowly for some weeks, though his condition was not thought to be dangerous until the past week. His family have been notified of his death, ami are oil their way to Savannah. General T. II. Sherman urriveil here yesterday. IMPORTANT FROM ALABAMA. Tlte Itear Creek Bridge, at the Crossing of the Memphis and t hai teuton Railroad, Destroyed. Wasm.siiTO*, April 26,1862. Ttie Navy Imparl ment hue received do 'patches from Oi mniodoro Foote, enclosing a ropirt frnu Lieutenant Commanding Uwin, datod tbe 14tb mat., in which ho says? The Tyler and Lexington convoyed two transports, containing two thousand troops, iu antry a-m cavalry, under command of Genorul Slio. man, to Chickasaw. Alabama wbero liny dtsombni kail,and proceeded rapidly to (tear Creek Rrldge, at the crossing of tbo Memphis .cud i hai log. ton lU'lroad,for the purpose of destroying it and as much of the treatlo w ork ns they could flud. Tbo expedition was entirely succesiful. Tbo bridge,consisting of two spans of one hundred and ten feut each, waa completely deatroyod?that ia,lhe suimrstructure?togather with soma Ave hundred feel of trestle work and half a mile of telegraph line. Tlie rebels a feeble resistance to our cavalry, one hundred ami twenty in numtvr, but soon hastily retreated, losing four killed. Our loss noue. THE EXPEDITION TO NEW ORLEANS. The Mlege of Fort Jackson?The Blockade of the Mlselselppi Ran bp a Union Gnnboat. W asms Grow, April 26, 1862. A despat' li received at the War Department to-day from Fortress Monroe says a Richmond despatch of the 25th states that a federal gunboat had succeeded In passing Fort Jackson, below Now Or loans, but tbd rebala add they regard it of lilllo importance, as they have other defences to be depended upon. It* wtos, April 26, 1862. A Ship I-dand letter of Ihfl Gth Inst. slates that Gen. Williams' brigade left thara on tho 24 instant for New Or leaM. New* from Ship lalnnil. Hist n, April 20,1802. Arrived, ehip Black Prince, from Ship Island on I ho Otb. via Havana on the l&th inet. heft at Ship Island ships Oraat Republic, from Port Ian I; Parliament, from Duston, and Woatcrn Km pi re, from do. Both the latter ships landed their oargoee, consisting of horses. In good order. Also loft at Ship Island lbs ships Ellas and Ella, from Boston; bark Wild Uatelle, from do. Also In port ahlpa Idaho, Ocean Pearl, E. W Farley, Undaunted and North America, nnoertaln. The Assoc 1st ted Frees of (he diets. ' New Toaa, April 20, 1008. A special meeting of the Aeeerietrd Pressor the state of New York will he held at Bogge'Hotel, Utica, ow Monday, the 2*lh lost., st two P. M. Every tnembes should be kusinese bf vital Impertaace w?U be submitted to the meeting. J. C. CUTLER, President of the Aeeoelatwa. Coroner's Odes. Fatai. Siiinri' ArnuT Brians Bore.?Coroaer Naumann hold " f* ' 394 Fast Thirteenth street seoa the body of Aleiander Taylor, a lad about fifteen year* of ?*' ' who was kiiio<i ny a (ompaiKm ntmta IWusi a Sh'M, under the following oircumatanre*:?The led* wore winy leg at tho comer of avenue B una Th rteeuih street on Tuesday, II oppeere, when e quarrel arose, ?nd ootne blows were struck hine, g'tiiDK rothor the worst of the encounter' drew ? pen knl:? sad subbed hie adversary in the abdomen, severing the Intestines. The injured la<l was tsken to the residence ef his parents, sad attended by a physician, but med e I aid proved of little avail. PertP-nitis en?ued very soon after the occurrence, and on Krl lay the sufferer died. The jury rendered a verdict against the youthful assailant, and the Coroner issued e warrant for his apprehension, but up to let I evening the p Mice were unable to effect his arrest.

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