Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 26, 1846, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 26, 1846 Page 1
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- ' . ,. 1 1 , "F-ff r TH] VI* XII, *o. 3VO.WIIOU No. M?'4. ADDITIONAL INTELLIGENCE FBOM THK AIKI AT WO]fTB&S7. NEW8 FROM MEXICO. Movements of Santa Anna. OFFIC I A L DE8PATCHE8 FHOM COM. CONN ICR. The Details of the Altuek On Tabusro. Military and Naval Affairs. &c. &e. kt, SMCIAL DESPATCHES TO TilB N. Y. HERALD OFFICE New Oxlbans, Tuesd iy, Nov. 17.184S, \ 1 o'clock, P. M. ) Tht Lalett War New*. Wo havo moat cheering news thia morning from the Gulf squadron, being no less than the full particulara ef the expedition to Tabaico, under Com. Perry, which wee completely successful, and will aerre to raiae the drooping aptrita of our gallant officera and men in the Gulf We did not expect anything leaa here of the expedition than a aucceaaful result ^f tin enterprise, aa it was well known that Com. P did not expect to do anything without blood being apilt on our aide. Aa there haa been an extra iaaued by the Picayune, I enclose that aa an infinitely more perfect deacriptioc than I could farniah ycu. Several extras have been iaaued from the variona offices, hut thia is the most complete I have seen. It also contains late news from Campeachy. There is great rejoicing in nit. h. Ihnu <n A. -t t? ? ?*/ ??vww iv ffuvw hiv tuvtcaa v* vut rtuia i? source of prido. Matamoras, Mexico, Nor. 7, 1844. Death of Captain Randolph Ridgeiy. The melancholy intelligence ha* reached a* that Capt. Randolph Ridgely, of the SJ regimout of artillery, lired but three day* after hi* accident. For a part of thi* time he we* in a itate of iniemlbility, hot comciouanei* returned before he expired. Thi* add* another to the already numerou* unhappy accident* ef thi* war ; and perhap* it We*, in ?otna respect*, the moat mournful of all in it* character. When poor Blake received hi* mortal wound, on the morning of the 9th of May, he exclaimed with unguiah, "Oh ! that 1 had died in battle !" The army and the country felt that the conflict where.he had displayed *uch noble zeal and daring, wa* the fitting place for the aoldier's death. And here again the nation i* called upon to lament the fall of another of her Jewel*, who, though young in years, had pa*?od a life-time in battling lor hi* country. Well may they exclaim in contemplation of the fate of this young hero, " Would that he had died in battle!" There is no man, old or young, who ha* been more honorably distinguished thus far in this war than Captain Ridgely. At Palo Alto he performed emineot service in aiding to drive back the lancers,who, from the enemy's left, attempted to charge the-6th regiment ol infantry. it will he remembered that he wa* detached with a section of Ringgold's battery for this purpose. At Resaca he wa* con*picuo<w>, bringing his lection into battery withina few rod* of the enemy' guna, and even performing some of tl* manual operations at his pieces, us his own gunners were slain. But alas! he now sleeps beneath the ensanguined field, where he was again more rocently distingniehed, without the dying consolation that be wae permitted to yield up his breath in the conflict. But his name shall not die. X Y. Z. Matamorai, Mexico, Nov. 1!2 1846 Death of Major Lear?Attack on Tamrieo, tfc Another of the Monterey heroes has died of his wounds. It was hoped, though he was so seriously injured. that he might possibly recover; but nature be came exhausted, and Major L.ear is no more He is th sixtn omcir 01 a single i egimeni, mo aa imamry, wno * fall at Monterey, l ertuiniy its banner should be in" scribed with the deeds ot the three days. Major Lear teas a native of Ma'viand, and was appointed irom the array, a lieutenant of the 4th infantry. Feb IS, 1S18. He had been absent on welt futlough for many months, aud arrived to join and take command of his regiment only a day or two aiter the glorions battles in May. For maay years, he was in command of Fort Hinith, and made himself extremely popular in that portion ot the Southwest. MaJ. Lear was highly respected as a gallant and energetic officer, and dies lamented by the whole army. We hear much in the newspapers about the taking of Tamplco; but no direct or official intelligence has reaehed us in confirmation. I saw, yesterday, a letter f"om an intelligent Mexican to an American merchant her*, written from a town near Victoria, and ot recent date, stating that Santa Anna had withdrawn the garrison from i ampico, leaving but a small guard in charge of the public works and property. The seme letter savs that lien. Urrea is understood to be collecting e considerable force of rancheros, or irregular cavalry, in the neighborhood of Victoria, with the design of commencing t'ie guerilla system. It is Impossible to say exactly what truth there may be in theae reports. Tbe receiver of the letter has entire confidence la the writer. We hope it may prove correct that Urrea or soma other commander is actually collecting a f orce in lower Ta maulipai; for, Irom certain eigne, a movement on our pert is in contemplatim towards that portion of tho now State, and oar troopa would like to find a little excitement to cotnpeaaate for long journey. However, as our boundsry now clearly extends to tho mountains, it it hoped that Mexico may not show herself so regardless of our rights as to advance her troopa into her neighbor's territory. From every thing wo can learn from the interior, a laige Mexican force ia assembling at Han Luis. I trust our government will now take measures for holding, hsneoforth, the territory we have conquered. Let our Governor* he appointed?let our civil lews be extended ?let us tall Mexico that her four northern States are ir recnvarably loitto her. It may lead h?r to wholeiome reflection. X. Y. 7. 2IXWS FKOM MONTBRSY. (From the New Orleans Picayune, Not. 17.] The steamship Massachusetts, Captain Wood, urrired here yeateiday from Brmzoa Santiago, having left tbere the aitemooB of the 19th met She took out to Brazo* tioop* from New York, a list of the officer* of which we Eave not long aince. If we recollect aright, M^joi Hawina, of the 7th infantry; Major Wright, of the 8Ui; Capt C. Morris, of he 4th; Capt. hugglea.of the 5th, and other officer* went out in the Maaaechuaetta. In a dense fog which ahe encountered at the mouth of the river, the Maaaacbueetta ran aground, and had to wait lor a beat to tow her olf, which delayed her eeveral hour*. Capt Lamotte, of the tat inlantry, came over on her.? He waaeeverely wounded at Monterey, but we were happy to And him in the Street apirita, arid he ia doing well. Mr. Kennedy, etteched to the Kentucky mounted regiment el>o came over on the Maaaechuaetta. Capt. Lamotte left Monterey on the 3d inatant, and our piivate advice* come down to tha ad. The gallant Major Lear, of the 3d infantry, baa died ol hi* wound*. He wae buried on the lat inet. den Wool had communicated with Gen. Taylor on two occasion*, it would appear that the former hae detached one thouaand men lrom hi* command to take poa session of Monclova, and with the other two tbonaend proceeded on hie march to Chihuahaa. It seamed to be regrotted that Gen Taj lor, from motive*, perhapa, of delicacy, retiaiDtd from interfering in any way with Gen. Wool's plana. It ia conceded that the latter'* troop* can be more serviceable acuta of Chibuahua, which does not renuueso large a force lor it* subjection We have uo definite kuowledge of Gen.' Taylor's plans, but may ataie that the prevailing impression among officers is that Tampico is to be the neat point The Kentucky Cavalry, still near the mouth ot the Sao Juan, weie expected daily to recaive orders to march in that direction. The Tennessee Cavalry arrived at Fort Brown about the f>th mat., and were also expecting to leave immediately for Tampico. Commou report itiQ assign* Gen. Patterson to this command frmm Yloiitriey we learn irom an authentic source, that nothing of public interest hod transpired since our last dates Tneto was a rumor ou the id inac, among the Mexicans, that one half of the army at San Luis Potoai bad declared in lavorjol Santa Anna na Supreme Die taior, that the other half had declared against him, and that both divisions had started for the city of Mexico. A postscript to the samo letter says in briel that Santa Anna is olf for Mexico, end General Valencia after him. i.Y xt.itirh of tnr?h rtmnrin on to Sunt a Annfi'i ria signs at to many diOerdnt jioints, would indicate (bat the movement ol Gen. Othon waa more veiious than the nawspspera of the c.jiy *i Mexico represent it. They say potitively that General Sales and Santa Anna were again acting wiln perfect accord. ,v;r McLaua. bearer of detpatchei from Washington, pasted thiough Mate moras on the 6th just., and wet expected to reach Mouleiey on tbe Ivth Col. McKoo'a regiment (the 2d) ol Kentucky Infantry, had left Ctinargo lor Monteiey, tr.e lest three companies setting out on tue 4>h mat '1 he Ouio regiment 01 inlunUy was pieptrii g to luliow Theie had lieen a mutiny in the company ot Cap'. Cutter iu the Kentuotty regiment, and when our informant lett Camargo twentythree ot the privates were in itons.ond one lieutenant under atreat. It w M thought the lieutenant would be severely dealt with for his jiert in the affair. There was an affray at Matamoroa on tha 8th Inat, in which a Frenchman -tome say an Italian?waa abot by Mr. Kinsey, a Texan The deceased commenced the fiKbr, and abot at Mr. K. The latter waa brought over hore on the Massachusetts with one other priaonar. It ia understood that ccl Clarke is to be relieved of tbe command at Mstemoioa, which will Ire turned over to an oflicsr of tbe volunteers stationed them. Toe iUuiaMoi as Flag of the 7th mat says :?" We belinve, that in viuw ol the answer of the Mexican Government, or rulers, to our peciQc proposition, the President lias concluded to establish and gariison posts along our Southern boundary, from 'iampico, to a point on the Pacific, tavarai degrees south ol latitude 49; that ha will appoint tarnlotial governors. Judges and other mluiste- 1 net officers) that tha Varied States revenue lawa will he aattadad evar tha Raw eooatrpi that paoplo of all aliases ! will be taught to road, lad fursiahod with ahoOp toadai E NE NEW \ CAPTURE OF TABA8CO. Official despatches from Commodore Conner. U 8. Smr Ct?i??.?LAWD, ) Off Verm Crux, Nor. 0, 1346 \ Sim:?Herewith ix tranxmitted a copy of m Utter from Com. Perry, accompanied by cepiex of other communication*. giving a de'eded account of hi* operation* with a detachment from the xquadron in the nrer of Tabatro. The object* of the expedition have been fully accom- 1 plixhed. and, by the deitruction or capture of all the ' atiAinv'e raaeala a r> Ko/?lr Kea haae *?!?-? ?? ? ' by which munition* of war were, no doubt, introduced ! into Mexico from Jthe neighboring province of Yucattn Much praiee ix due to Com. Terry for the (kill and judg- | tnent manifeited throughout the whole expedition. The department will learn with regret the death of Lieut Charlea W Morri*, which took place on the l?t instant. on board tbe Cumberland, from a wound received at the town of Tabaaco on the'16th ult. He wa* an officer of ggeat promise, and hi* lo?* i* a mo*t leriou* 1 on* to the service. I am, very reapectfully, Your obedient servant, D. CONNER, Commanding Home Squadron. Hon John Y. Macon, Secretary of the Navy, Washington. A Detailed Account or the Fboceedinc* or the ExrEDiTioN undaa xr Command along the Ea?tern Coait or Mkiico. I lelt the anchorage of St. John Lizardo on the evening of the tilth of October, with the steamer Mississippi, having on board a detachment of 900 officer*, aeamen. and marine*, under command of Captain French Forreit, and in tow, the steamer Vixen, and achoonera Bonita, Kejfer, aad Nenata, reapectively commanded by Commander Sands, and Lieutenanta Commandant Benham, Sterrett, and Hazard, and tbe acbooner Forward, and ateatner McLane, commanded by Captain* None* and Howard, of the revenut marine. The next morning at daylight I captured off the bar of ' Alvarado, the American bark "Cooaa," found in treason- ' able communication with the'eneray; and the aame day the "Vixen" chased and boarded the American acbooner "Portia." The "Cooaa.' waa despatched to thia place aa a prize, and the Portia wa? permitted to proceed, ker paper* having been endorsed. From the day of our leaving Alvarado, (tho 17th) up to the 33d, we had a succesaion of very bad weather, which gave me much trouble in keeping my little command together. During the inI L. a rtHi I?. I or,.I l..?l In K< I schooner "Telegraph " , On the 93d, all the vessels, with the exception of the Reefer (previously separuted in a Relet reached the bar of the river Tabasco ; and having determined on attacking the commercial town of Frontera, at the mouth of the river, and the city of Tabasco, situated 74 miles higher up, 1 placed myself on board the Vixen, leaving the Mississippi in command of Commander Adams, at anohor outside, and taking in tow the Bonita and Forward, with the barges containing the detachment under command of Captain Forrest, I crossed the bar, the Nonata following under sail. The Vixen, with this heavy drag, steadily ascended the stream against a four knot current, and arriving near to Frontera, i discovere I two steamers (ot which I hud received previous information) firing up, doubtless in the hope of escape, but we were too close upon them.? Casting oil' her tow, the Vixen proceeded ahead, followed by ttie other vessels and barges, and at once the town, the steamers, and all the vessels in port were in our possession, excepting only the schooner Amado, which vetsel, attempting to escape up the river, was pursued by Lieut Commandant Benham in the Bonita, and captured. Desirous of reaching Tobaaco before they would have time lor increasing their defences, the detachment under Captain Forrest waa placed on board the largest ol the captured steamers, the Petrita, and she, with the Nonata the Forward and the bargee in tow, and the Vixen, with the Bonita, left Frontera at half past B the next morning. Lieut. Walsh being left in command of the place. Atter steaming aii night, and encountering varions incidents arising from the rapidity ot the current and the oircnitous course of the stream, we arrived at 9 the next morning in sight of ro>t Acraohappa, intended to command a moat difficult pass of the nvar. On our approach the mcD employed in preparing the guns for service Aed. and we pasted it unmolested, but 1 was careful to cause the guns to be spiked. Anticipating serious resistance at this place, arrangements had been made for landing Capt. Forrest with his detachaient a mile below the fort, to inarch up and carry it by storm At noon, all the vessels anchored in line of battle in front of the city in half-musket range, when I itnmedie'ely summoned it to surrender, the boats meanwhile being employed in securing five merchant veesels found at anchor in the port. To my eummone, sent by a flag with Captain Forrest, t refnaai to capitulate wee returned, with an invitation to me to fire as soon as 1 pleased. Suspecting, as I did, that this answer was given mere in brevado tnan in earnest, and being extremely reluctant to destroy the place, 1 en tertaineil the nope mat a iow snots nrea over tno uuiwmgs would bav? cauied a surrender; Accordingly, 1 directed the guns of the Vixen alone to be tired, and at the flag itaff, tending an order to all tbe vessels to avoid, ao tar aa poaaible, in case of a general Are, injury to the bou?es diatingniabe I by contular flaga. At the third diacharge from the Vixen, the Aag disappeared from the atalf On seeing it down, I ordered the ttring to cease, and aent Captain Forrest again ashore to learn whether it bad been cut down by our shot, or purposely strnck. The reply was, that it had been shot away, and the city would not he surrendered I now directed Capt. Forrest, with the force under his commatid, t? land and take a position in the city, commanded by our gnna. This movement brought on a scattering Are of musketry trom various parts ol the city, which was returned by the Aotilla. Perceiving toward* evening that the enemy did us but little injury, though openly expoeed on the decks of the small vessels, and their balls passing through our slight bulwaika, and apprehending, from the proverbial heedlessness of sailors, that should they and the marines be M?alr.J U ?V - .freeta aftae /dnelr ?katv k . eat otf by (harp'ihooUn from the houses, 1 ordered the detachment to be re embarked. In thia position the veaaeli remained all night, the orewa lying at their quarters ready to return the fire of the artillery of the enemy, which it waa supposed they would hare bad the courage to hare brought down under cover of the night to the openings of the streets opposite to our vessels, but they left us undisturbed. Learning that the merchants, and other citizens of the city were desirous that a capitulation should be made, but were overruled by the governor, who, regardless of consequences, and secure himself against attack, was content that the city ahould he destroyed rather than surrendered, I determined from motives of humanity, not to fire again, but to pass down to Frontera with my prizes In the moi ning, however, the fire was recommenced from the shore, and was necessarily returned, but with renewed orders to regard the consular houses, so far as they could be distinguished. In the midst of the fire, a flag of truce we< displayed on shore ; on perceiving I which, I cansed the bring egain te cease, end Captain Forrest was sent to meet its hearer, who aubmitted a written communication addressed to me, e copy ot which, with e copy of my reply, marked B and C, will be found enclosed. As an assurance of my sincerity, I now hoisted a white flag, and directed the prize* ?to drop down the stream, intending to leliew with the flotilla; but, in violation of the understanding implied in the before mentioned correspondence, the enemy, in discovering that one of the prizes bad drifted aaboie in front of the city, oollected a large force within and behind the houses in the vicinity, and commenced a iurious fire upon har.? Lieut. Parker, of this ship, in command of the prize, de (ended her in the most gallant manner, and ultimately ucceeded in getting her again afloat, having one ot her men killed and two wounded. It waa in carrying an order to Lient Farker that Lt Morria waa wounded. He had been of infinite aervice to me from the time we left Lizardo, and, conducting himself during the bombardment with remarkable delibera'ion and cool net* he approached the prize in a line to covet hia boat; and though apparently regardful of the tulet) ol the officer and men of the boat, who were aeated, he stood etect himsi If, and the ball atruck him in the throat No one can deplore the fate ol ttiis very valuable young officer more then myaelf. Hialoaa ia Irreparable to tne service and to bia family. It may wall be supposed thet on perceiving the ettack upon the prize, I reopened upon the city, which again silenced iheir flro. I now proceeded with the flotilla and pnzea down the river. One of the prize*, a araall aohoonor ot Utile value, having grounded in a dangerous paaa, an<l knowing that it would ba difficult to extricate her without causing inconvenient delay, 1 ordered her to be burned. We arrived aa/ely at Fronteia on the evening of the tlfith, the "Vixen1, having towad down the river nVe ve?eeie and several bargaa From Krontera i despatched my prizaa to tbi* place; and alter destroying all the vessels and craft found in the river ot too little value to ba manned, I proceeded on tbe 31 at to rajoin you, leaving the McLane' and Forwatd at anchor opposite H routera to continue the blockade ol the i iver, ana to afford protection and shelter to the neutral merchants, reaideuts of the place, who profeesed themselves in apprehension of violence from the Mexican soldiery should they be left unprotected. On our way to this place the prize steamer Fetrita, in company and in sight of this vessel, captured the Ameticati b-ig "Flymouth." found engaged in landing a caigu U|ion too enemy's coast M. G. FhKKY. F. 8 1 omitted to mention that while lying e(T the bar of Fabaaoo. thia ship boarded the i.a.npeachy schooner "Fortune," and toe French biig " .enue Aiuadee," on the papers of both of which a notification of biookad# waa endorsed. " la rrgsid to the " McLane," 1 propose to make a special communication List of Vault Caplurtd and Dtttraytd during Ik* lot* I Expedition to Tabateo. under Commodor* M C P*rry | MsNKCD Aft SXIST in. American berk Coosa Mexican schooner Telegraph. steamer steamer Tat.aqueno. " hermaphrodite brig Yunanle. " schooner Laura Virginia. " schooner Tabasco. " ecbojucr .Amada. American brig Plymouth. avaniD. Mexican aloop Campeacliy. ' brig Rantviiie. tow-boat ^ --. W YO ORK, THURSDAY MOR l ilt of person$ killed, wounded. and drowned during Ike expedition to Tabasco. KILLED. Charlet Raimond, teaman, of the Raritan. WOUNDED. Charlet W. Morrit, lieutenant of the Cumberland, tinea dead John Sutherland, teaman, of the Raritan. Oeorge Pearce, teaman, of the Raritan. DNOWNKD. Richard W Butler, ordinary teaman, of the Raritan. Benjamin McKenuy, teaman, of the Cumberland M. C. PERRY. R San Ji-an BiVTiita he Tahaico, t October 30, 1846. V Sin?The undersigned. foreign merchentf established in the port of 8nn Juan Bautiata de Tahaico, in consequence of the very lerioui injury suffered in part of their property by the firing on thii city yesterday afternoon, take the liberty, as neutrals in tne present differences between the United States and Mexioo, and in friendly relations with the former power, to represent that a continuance of similar destruction of their property will kail to their ultimate ruin. We are induced to address this communication to you, it being affirmed that unless the military force here surrendered this city up to you, you felt it your duty to continue hostilities, even to reducing the city to mine?a hard case, indeed, for the parties whe have now the honor of addressing you, almost the whole coinmerco of the place being in their hands; and who. conffding in the protection afforded to subjects of foreign nations at Matamoios, and in the march of the United States army up to Monterey, and in the declaration of the commodore commanding the United States squudron off Vera Cruz, have not prepared tor such measures as you have threatened to adopt to reduce this place. We thus beg most respectfully to call your attention to our position, and the positive ruin we shall suffer should tnis city be destroyed, trusting you may have it in ycur power to take the same into your favorable consideration, and mitigate such very disastrous results to our several interests. Ws have the honor to be, sir, your very obedient humble servants, LABACH k CO., WATSON, CHABOT Si CO, British Merchants. RODRIGUEZ V CR , ASKNICO DE ASAGAN, ru i lf.WUZ SAUbHUHUMlN I LA, MAN'L. R. SOLET, Comerclantes Kipanol, ARRUEQON D. JON UODAY. MAN'L. R. SOLET. C U. 8. Stkamkb Vixbiv, At anchor in front of tha city of Tabasco, Oct 30. 1846. consideration of the representations made by you in your communication to me of this morning, and verbally through Captain Korreat, I ahull adhere to a determination rerolved upon last evening, not to fire again upon the town unless the fire should be recommenced from the shore. 1 regret the injury already produced; but have the consolation of knowing that it was altogether caused by the extraordinary conduct of the people of the town. 1 am, gentlemen, respectfully, Your obedient servant, M. O. PERRY. Messrs. Labach Sc Co , and others, Foreign merchants in Tabasco. U. 8. SitAMti Mitsiasirri, ) St. John Lixardo, near Vera Cruz, Nov. 3, 1846. y Sir It teems to be just and proper, and it is certainly a gratifying task, to make known to ) ou for the informs lion of the department, the excellent con tact of the officers and men who served under my command in the late expedition to Tabasco. The enterprise and spirit displaj ed by them, on every occasion, gave sufficient evidence that in scenes more sanguinary they would do full honor to the corps al was particularly Indebted to Captain Forrest for his promptitude, cheerfulness, and judgment in carrying out my imtiuctions To Commander Sands and officers and men of the Vixen, to Commander Adams; to Lien's. Comra indiug Ben ham. 8terrett, and Hazard, and their respective officers and men; to Captain Edson, and Lieuts (fist. Winslow, Walsh, Hunt, and Parker, and their detachments?in 1 word, to all and every one?I am under lasting obligations for the zeal add energy with which they seconded my plana. 1 am, sir. respectfully, Your obedient servant, M. C. PERRY. Commodore David Cornvsa, Commander-in-Chief U. S. naval forces, Oalf of Mexico. THK DETAILS OP THE BOMBARDMENT OF TABASCO. (From the New Orleans Delta, Nov. 17 1 By the arrival this morning of the Yucatan schooner Your.g Leonidas, from Camneachy, we learn that on the '79th tilt., the squadron anchored oil' Tabasco, and sent a barge with a white flag tojthe town, demanding its suirender. The Commandant wenton board and had an interview with Commodore Perry, which ended in nothing vory definite lie was taken to shore in one of our boats, which, on returning was fired at from the shore, without, it is believed, the sanction of the authorities. One man in the barge was wounded. This bring done, Commodore Perry ordered an imme'diate attack on the place. After battering down some of their woiks, a force of some hundred men were sent ashore, who found the place deserted?the enemy having to a man, retreated Possession was immediately taken of the place, and prize* made of the shipping and their freight. Trie schooner Portia has just arrived, having left the squadron in tho Oulf on the 9th inst We learn from a gentleman, a passenger in the P., that Commodore Perry, alter capturing the town, was unable to continue in possession of it, because of the insufficiency of his force, and had returned to his fleet. [From the X. O. Picayune, Nor. 17.] We have been furnished by an officer ofthe navy, who arrived here this morning in tho schooner Portia, Capt. Powers, six days from Point Lizardo, who was engaged iu the airair of Tabasco, with the annexed summary and sketch of the proceedings of Com. Perry with the do1 achment of vessels sent under him against Tabasco. The enteepiiso was altogether successful. The object of the expedition was to cut out certain priz anchored in the river. These were all taken. When the citywas summ no I to surrender, 'lie people were all in favor ol yielding at once. The Governor and sol.liarv nnnnaatl it Tim* waa fimn for all nAanAohla Mr. sons, women end children, to * ? out of harm's way ; but tho Uovernor would not allow any one to leare, io that it is feared mott of those killed during the bombardment were not soldiera. Some of the regular* were killed. Had it not been that the execution waa principally done upon inofi'ensive peraona, the city would have been demolished, with the eaoeption of the reaidencea of foreign console and the hospitals. Squadron?consisting of the Mississippi, Com. Perry ; Vixen, lom'r Sands; Bonita, Lieut'g Benham , lleefer, Lieut. Sterret; Nonita, Lieut. Hazard ; revenue steamer McLane, Captain Howard ; ravenue cutter Forward, Captain Nones ; 900 seamen and marines, from the Raritan and Cumberland, under command of Capt. Fori eat, Lieuta Geat, Winslow, Walsh, Hunt ; Captain Edson and Liaut. Adam*, of the Marines?left Anton LizarJo on tha 10th October, and arrived at Frontera on the 93d?captured steamer* Petrita and Tabatyueno, and aeveral small vessels; 94th and 30th, ascended the river 73 miles to Tabasco; the current very rapid?towed by the Petrita and Viaen?paased Devil's Turn at 3 P. M., landed and spikad four 34pouiiders. Arrived olT Tabasco at 0 P. M. an! anchored in line ahead, distant 160 yarJa from the ahere. Summoned the city to aurrender. Governor refused. Fired three shots Irom the Vixenone cut the Asg stefl of tha fort, end as tha color fall we thought that they had aurrendered. An officer came oft' with a requeat that we would spare their hospitals,which was granted At 6 o'clock, landed 300 seamen and ma. rinaa, but as it waa too iste to attack (he fort, they were ordered on board. Some skirmishing ensued, but none of us wera hurt. This was Sunday, and tha Commodore waa soma what reluctant to commence the attack on that day. Captured one brig, t iree schooner*, and one large sloop; airo captured one schooner before we arrived at ! routers, and another on our passage up the river?making in ail, one biig, Ave schooners, two steamers, one sloop, sud many small craft and lighters. Monday, 36th, at daylight, a sbaip Are of musketry from shore, which wasiaturned by our great guns whenever we heard a report Firing continued for aome timo at intervals,when a white ftag was shown by the civilians on shore, no doubt with the consent of the Governor. Sent olT a petition to tbe Commodore to spare the town, which he granted, adding that he only desired to Aght tho soldiery. Got the prize* under weigh, and made every preparation lor returning; white Aag flying all the while. Lieut. W. A. Tarker got on shore witri his prize vesse', near tha city, and waa attacked by about eighty soldiers, whom he beat oft' with eighteen men, losing only one and having but two wounded. This aflair lasted thirty minutes.? Lieut. C. W. Morris was despatched to him with orders, und passing the heavy Ars of the enemy, was woundsd iu the nark by a musket ball. Lieutenant Morris stood up iu his beet and cheereJ the men mutt gallantly until ha tell in the arms of Mitlihip man Charvar, woo wai with him. The Commodore then commented cannonading ia earnest ftem the Vixen, Boijiu, Non.ta, and borweid, and, in the space of half or tn, ee-lomths 01 an hour, almoit demolished the city ? spenng the bouses o> the iirtigu con-tils,end luch a> ?(> twareo to ha inoabitad by poacatui Citizens. At about miduay the fleet leit Tabasco, and, at it passed the diflertnt atraata at right anglea with the water, flred muskatry and great guus, and awept them compliataiy of every living thing. Ail the prize* were saved with the exception of one, which was burnt bv the Commodore's order, it having bean lound impossible to get her clear of the " Devil's Turn,'' a rapid paaa in the river Arrived at Frontera on Buod-ty at midnight? inhabitants all peaceful?having been kept in awe during our absence by Lieut Walsh and his command The revenue steamer McLane struck while attempting ! to pass the bar, and did not succeed in getting ovt r until the afl'air at l'abaaca and the taturn of the vessels. Hei marinas, midst Lieut Biown, were on board the Patrita during the 2->th and :Wlh. All the prizes were duly despatched, and arrived at Anton Llsartto. The Hetrita, on her return under command ol Lieut Best, captured j the American brig Plymouth, ("apt Parkerson, engaged j in discharging cotton at Alvarado bar Lieut. Morria died on the lat instant, on board the Cumberland, and wm buried with the bowers ef war at LiaarSe. !' ci'iass 'LSI %xst35!r R^ i m: .1 B m JL NING, NOVEMBER 26, refugo in cellarR during tho cannonading, and thus escaped destruction. Had it not been that wo were necessarily obliged lo kill many innocent persons before taking the city, Tahaaco at thia moment would have been onra Aa It la, we have paid them dearly for the hot that deprived ua of Lieut. Moiria?long will they remember our viait, and dread the return of the Americana. Tho Mexican force waa 3JO regular troopa, w ith four pieces of cannon, besides an unknown number of armed peasants-, all of whom were posted in strong military works, or in the occupation of stone or brick houses; hence we could only reach them with our great guns, and at every disadvantage. The following vessels were at Anton Lizardo on the 8th of November; flag ship Cumberland. Irigates Raritan and Potomac, steamers Mississippi and Princeton, together with the gunboats and six prize vessels. St. Mary's and Somera blockading Vera Cruz, Porpoise at Tampico, the McLane inside the bar at Tabasco, the Forward tUOCKttiUUg 1IUHKU. IU0 MVbHUO Will (CI WUl VII aigu tide. Lieut. Reuehaw cam* up from the squadron, under order! to Penaacola Navy Yard. Health of the squadron perfectly good. There if a Mexican force of from Ave to fix thousand men at Alvarado. They have placed across the mou'h of the river three strong chain cables, and sunk vessels on the bar. It would be entirely useless to attempt the place Igoin by a uayal force. NKWS PROM YUCATAN. I From the New Orleans Picayune, Nov. 17.1 The brig Emilio arrived at Havana on the 3th instant, bringing dates from Merida to the 44th of October. El SigloXlX of that date announces that the government ol Mexico has recognised the existence and validity ol the treaties of December, 1843, and gives the official do cument in condrmatien. One of these is a letter from Santa Anna to Oen. Sales, requesting him as a debt of hoDor to condrm those treaties, and to annul the regulation which prohibited the importation of certain Yucatan products into Mexico. This is followed by a letter from the Mexican Secretary of State to the Governor of Yucatan, in accordance with 8anta 'Anna's wishes; and the causes of difference between Yucatan and Mexico being thus removed, Yucatan will proceed to name deputies for the Constituent Congress, Gen Barbachano is confirmed as Governor of the State, and the|prohibition against certain Yucatan products in Mexican ports is annulled. In regard te the attempted revolution in Campeachy, the news we gave some dayssince is confirmed. It grew out of the reluctance of people to accede to the reinstatement of the power of Santa Anna,and to re-enter the Mexican confederacy. They anticipated that the United States would promptly close their ports, and thus cut off their little remaining commerce. We'trust they will not lie disappointed. What the issue of the revolutionary attempt in Campeachy was, we are not informed. The IHario de la Marina represents affairs in the peninsula to be in utter coufusion. The Yucatan Congress have voted to adjourn on the 40th ult. Before adjourning it passed a law which the Governor approved and promulgated on the 93d, the provisions of which we copy from toe Diarit. It is of importance to commerce. The manufacturers of cotton and other- goods enumerated below will pay henceforth a duty of 10 per cent, iustead of 95 per cent, on the valuation in the tariff:? Ginghams, tickings, crcas, estopillas, cotton twist and thread white anil colored, lino, listados, madapollanee bleached and unbleached sheetings, merlines or merlin ques, cotton cambric, linen cambric, handkerchiefs, white or colored, not exceeding one vara square, platillas, man, imperial Irish linens. By the arrival of the Campeachy schooner Joven La onidas, which l?tt Cam|>eachy on the 3il iout., we have the remit of the Tabasco expedition. but lull detail* of that subsequently came to hand by the lortie. Account* have been received at Campeechy from Calkineanuouncing a pro tunciamenlo there, an 1 tnere weru report* of a like one having been made at llalacho. The Joven Luonidai came into port under the Campeachy dag, not Mexicau Our latest dates from Campeachy are to the 30th ol October. From the papers we learn that the citizen* o> Catnpeachy are determined not to acquiesce in the reannexation of Yucatan The pronuruiumento was made on the J5th of October, and a copy ol it ha* already been laid before our readers. The people have come forward to its sup|iort in such numbers s*ys ElJlmifo del Purbio ol the 30th, as to leave no doubt that it was made in conformity to the general will. " Its triumph may alteady be announced s certain, and consequently demagoguism will shortly die toruver, leaving a lesson tor [ such men as may heieafler come to rule." AVo have the certificate of the U 8 Consul at Campeachy that all the United States vessel* which hare arrived at that port have been permitted to load and unload without molestation, and tneir lights respected as if in a time of profound peace. A certificate ol like effect has been received from the Consuls at Sisal and Merida. [From the New Orleans Timet, Nov. 17.] The schooner Joven Leonidat arrived this morning from Campeachy, bringing advieet from Yucatan to the id inst. of a somewhat contused, but upon the whole highly important character. She brought likewise despatches lor the State l)e|>artmcnt at Washington, containing, we are informed, full accounts ot the origin and progress of the quarrels between the different sections of the peninsula ol Yucatan, and copias of the pronuncia montui made by Campeachy and Laguno, in favor of the independence 01 wie atiiio una in lowi separation irom the Mexican Republic. The American squadron was exercising a rigid surveillance along the coast, ordering oft'all Yucatan^se vessels that attempted to euter any ot the pons between Tabasco andtbe Rio Grande, the entire line having been declared under blockade It appears that Campeachy and Laguna are in earnest, in their efforts to maintain the independence of Yucatan, while Meriila is equally bent upon securing the union ot that Siate to Mexico. Since tbepronnnn'oasrn/o in Merida. of the :16th of August, declaring the re-annexation accomplished, great discontent has pie vailed in Campeachy and Laguna. In both these towns, the disaffection augmented until the citizens, by common content, agreed to | repudiate the connection, and raise the flag ot Yucatanese Independence. Merida, it seems, is the prin* cipal customer of Mexico, aud will reap many advantages Irom the removal of all commercial restriction upon the entrance of her products into Mexican ports Hence she is particularly intrusted in efleeting tfle incorporation of Yucatan into the Republic of Mexico. On the other hand, Campeachy and Laguna have no such interests at stake, but tear the suspension and total destruction of their large foreign commerce by blockade, in the event of Hiking part with Mexico. This is the real secret of the various intrigue* and inteatine bickerings between tha several towns of Yucatan. The quariel has become tierce and bitter, and private letters w hich we have perused state, that in Campeachy it is in contemplation to raise and equip an armed force of two thousand men for the purpoae ot marching on Merida, and compelling that refractory and intractable town to desist Irom its isolated position, and to come into the policy of Cam peachy and Laguna? a policy ny wnicu me independence ol the province will be insured, and iUconsequent neutrality will entitle it* flag to respect. Thiais the true statement ol the case, so tar as we nave been enabled to gather it from an attentive inquiry into all the facta. AFFAIRS IN MEXICO. [From the New Orleans Picayune Kxtra, Nor. 19] We have dates trom Vera Crux to the Slst ult. The 8lata of San Luia Potosi has pronounced against the Presidency of Oen. Nalas, demanding that General Santa Anna should assume the Executive functions, or some ona named by him. As a precaution against the apprehended attempts.upon his life, (Jen. Ralas retired on the 36th of Oct. trom the capital to Tacubaya, and has taken up his residence with Henores Flores. The greater part of the permanent garrison of the capital hare taken up their quarters in me same place. Santa Anna is. we think, determined that Oen. Sales shall not obtain too absolute an ascendancy. Report says that Sales is honest enough to attempt to carry into effect all the guarantees of the revolution of Jalisco and the Citadel. We venture to sav that the rule of Salas will continue to bo disturbed sufficiently to remind him of the fragile tenure by which be holds power. Santa Anna professes to act in the utmost harmony with him, and on the 33d of Oct addressed him the following letter:? HasnqUAATEBS or the Libkeatiiso Abmt, | In Campaign. $ Most Excellent Sib:?By tha circular ol your Kxcellency of the 19th lost., [we have before published this circular,] i have learned with deep concern that the foreign enemies of the count ry4*by means of their recret agents, circulated malicious reports on the night d that day with a view to produce so impression thai there was a plan dn foot to deprive of power his F.xcellency the general charged with supreme executive authority, which reports led to most serious alarm, that might have produced lamentable consequences, had not the artifice been very opportunely discovered. 1 rejoice rxceedingly that tranquillity and public confidence have been reestablished, and agreeably to the wishea of'he .Supreme government, 1 shall take caie thet these great blesaings are not disturbed in these I assure your Lxcellency that thu army shall not euteitain any other idea than that of struggling against the forsigu enemy, fulfilling its dntivs towaids.thecountry, and scouting the suggustions witli which it is sought to divert it from such noble aim?. I hare the honor of reiterating, fcc. Oo l and Libcrtr. AN OMO LOTKA fit SANTA ANNA. October 23, 1840. To UibSkcsstasv ok War. An influential paper. El ZrmpoalUcn, after mentioning that Santa Anna is busily engaged in ?an Louis lornnn* a respectable army, says that as >ooii a- he lias collect'd the uuaiber ol troops which hu deems adequate, we will taae the olfeii ive. It i> sai l he will withdraw the ganisonol i'aiupico end unite 'hose troops as well as those fiom baltulo with his own force. "We are igno rant ol the aim oi this movement, which will leave the points mentioned without delence, but, wilhout doubt, it is necessary to hit plan of attack. We nave no doubt ef this, because we have the greatest confldsuce in that Ganeral, and wa trust tnat tsod will protect the army of the republio, which have been placed under his orders." Besides the resignation of Senor Rejou, Secretary ol State, as already mentioned oy us, Senor Paobeco, Miniter of Justice, Itc., has resigned The first has been succeeded by Seoul i). J016 Maria Ltfiague, and the second by U. Joaquin Ladron de Guevara Private letters received in Mexico irom Luis Pototi, say that the e iioraineUona arei*ntiiely tecceptabl? to Sante Anna, although they were old opponents of his The pepeis rather overdo this, by saying that Santa Anna wsj upon the point ot suggesting tuese identical appoin'meuts, being willing to oveilook "by gones," snd comer office upon two gentlemen whoee excellent Judgment is so appreciated :tf the netien et large. Pen * sit* JMves left the oily ef Meaioe on Ike t?th A HNhu paper leyn TarietM pftsita letian isnn iERA 1846. | ua that Gen. 8a"tu Anna haa given ordera that the troopa 1 ; which were in Saltillo ahouid retire to San Luia I'otoai " On the 'Jlat of October Ocn. Atnpudia arrived at San Luia Potoai, and on the following day the flrat brigade of : hia diviaion. Thia putaa qtuetua, if any were needed, to > the report of his movement against Gen. Wool. A Vera | Cruz paper ray a, that in San Luia the enthusiasm for tho war prevail*, "and whether the Americana advance or ! not, there will coon be a deciaive battle, which we are IKHunwu wilt no lUTuiumo w > ? El Indicator of tli? 31sl, says: 'The resources (or aid) | expected and promised by tbo mail of this day, hare Dot | ! been received. Without theso, nothing can be done, ! i much less war carried on, and it is a pity that for want ' | of these resources ail the other elements of success I which abound are useless." It expresses the hope that , the government, quiet having been restored in the capiI tal, will transmit the promised funds. I A ConduLia of specie arrivd at Vera Cruz on the 31st tilt., with $31)0 000 in bars and $132,000 coiled?in all $482 000. The Mexican papers have seen nn estimate of their forcos at Monterey, made by the . !m> ricmi Flag, and append thereto?"Our readers Uiioiv very well tliat the American forces iD the action wore double the Mexican." A Tampicojournal of the 0th ult, discusses the campaign with temper and sense. It admits our successes, and attributes them to the superior discipline of our troops. It predicts continued success for us until they shall raise and discipline an army?not a rabble of men. It calls upon the uovernment to fortify their towns, as they have done San Juan de tlloa. But we have not time to givo the article A battalion of 400 volunteers fro n Puabla arrived at Jalapa on 2Mb ult., under Col. D. Pedro Herrem. Their destination it supposed to be Vera Cruz, which tho Mexicans regard as tho next point to be attached. Over tiOO recruits had been raited for the Army atGuadolajara on the lstb ult. The pronuneiamrnio of (Jen Othon at San Luis did not aiqount to a revolution, It was an explicit declara tion in favor of Santa Anna, and mndo to the prejudice of Oen. Salas. Letters of the 30th ult., from the city ol Mexico, say that the difficulty bad been arranged, and that (Jen. Salas returned to the capital on the 29th, agreeably to the advice of Santa Anna. All these difficulties require a word ol explanation, and wo have room but for a word, The late revolution In Mexico was brought about by a union of tha federalist* and Santa Anna's partisans, Santa Anna of course holds his own, but the federalists are divided into two parties, the Putot end the Modemdoe?the republicans and the conservatives. The divi1 utAna Vastim/sasail VViaaa torn sntinna of thn lArUrflliatl mm. blej Santa Anna to hold the balance between them. 8alai i? a conservative, and the acting executive ; Gomez Farias ii Preiident of the Council of Government which waa inatituted on the lat alt., and he ia a republican. He aimed to aupplant Salaa, to make the church bleed more freely for the war, and to compel the rich, ii they will not fight in perton, to pjy thoao who will. Kejon ia an adherent of Fariaa. They attempted to obtain frem Salaa various decreea against auapected persons, Sic tic , and not succeeding. Hcjon resigned. The resignation of Cortina and Pecheco?both conservatives?grew out of these dissensions, as it will not answer to throw the whole weight of executive influence into one scale. In a long address of Gen. Salaa. of the UAlh ult, he declares his purposes anew?to carry out the programme of the revolution. He and his party desire to have all questions of reform postponed till afte the war. These difficulties extend to the Natio 'at Guard, which circumstance renuera them much more prolific of danger to the public peace. In this connection it inav be proper to add that Rejon and Farias are said to be concealed, but tbut no pursuit is made of them Santa \nna has it in his power through these divisions to assume a dictatorship at any moment, to the letter which announces the settlement of these difficulties, he is re- I ported to have said that his sole aspirations were to pass Irom the fi Id of triumph to his domestic firesiie.and that no human power will make him accept any public office I We do not tbiDk a copy of this document has been rei-eiraitivsirsssrviura that tiexicana have little faith I in hi* professions, for report* reached u* yesterday both irom Tampico and from Monterey , that Santa Anna meditate.I a dictatonbip. and one report said that it had actually oeen declared, but this *? presume wu premature. But we mutt turn to other points. Letter* to tho 34th of October been received here from Tampico. Tnegariisou oue thousand strong, wen to *et forth on the 3Sth for Han Lui* The Ameiicen fleet wa* expect-d at once ort the p rt. and this letter, which i* from a Mexican. assetta that no opjiosition will be offered to the occupation of the place Tue writer appeared to rejoice that the garrison was to leave and be replaced by Ameiicana. We have our doubt* as to the reception of our fleet. We hardly need add that commerce was at a very low ebb. It is from till* letter we learn that the impresiion prevailed at Tampico that the design of concentrating troops at San Luis wa* to declare a dirtatomhip. Other accouuta auign a different motive for the movement. They ay he ha* not troop* enough to defend a variety of points, and therefore i* concentrating troops with a view to (all upon Gen. Ta> lor. when the Tatter shall weaken himself by the detachment* which he will be compelled to make from his force tocatry into execution the purpose* of our government. I he number of troops at Han Lui* is already set down at 30,000. Geo. Valencia ha* been appointed second in command, and has been detached to (Juanojuato for moie troops. General Cortazar i* said to have raised 3000 troops at the various haciendiai near Ban Luis and Uuanajuato Their equipment is peiticularly noted, and i- called very admirable. In the city ol Vera Cruz where en a'taclc is anticipated, there are 1500 regulars troops, 1000 Nations! Guards ol Vera Cruz, ami 4000 of other towns. They have been laboring at the fortifications of the city, and under great disadvsnt igea. being exceedinly short of provisions ? The municipal authorities have done ali t ey could for their relief, and the latest account* say that the funds expected trom the capital bed also come down. It is obvious, however, that the city could not stand a long siege, A lottor is published from Ampudia, dated the 10th October, from saltiilo, in which ho gives some information, derived by him from Cspt. Kaulac, who lemained behind at Monterey, and wrote tight days after the de ; i ,,. 'I u.lvi^u, ..,,1 so late by two or three weeks aa our own, but yetpoanm interest. Captain Faulac says that the number of American troopa engaged at Monterey wa* 10,000. Of th se he saya that T.104 ware either killed er wounded. He declarea that he counted with hia own eye* low) wounded, many of whom were officers, and among them ho mentione 1 .en. Butler. He complain* of aome outrage* committed by aha. volunteer*, mention* the dlahandment of the Toaan*, he., he. The artillery taken by the Americans he say* ha* been found far the moat part to be in a atate not fit for service, and he add* that the American troopa have done nothing to the fortification* of Monterey. He makes particular mention of the eatimation in which the American officer* hold their Army, aaylng that the valor of the soldier* iahighl y extolled at the expense of that of the officers. We have received the official report of Gen. Mejia of the operations of the second brigade of the Army at Monterey under his command on the 'llat September. It bear* date that day. Gen. Me|ia, we had learned from ourown officers, distinguished himself at Monteroy. Ho was continually in sight, urging on his men to action ? We can scarcely forbear translating his report, but our limits postiveiy forbid it to-day. He does every justice to the intrepidity of our troope, which the Mexicans regarded with great admiration, lu the list of officers who were in the field, he name* aevaral who were made prisoners by the Mexicans, a nd this reminds as to giv* more prominence to the fact which has scarcely, if at all, been noticed that by eaeb division of our Arm yum any prisoners were taken; and a few of our men were'suppoeed to be taken by the enemy. After the capitulation of Monterey there was aome talk about an exchange of prisoners,but for some reason or other it was not carried into formal effect, but the prisoners we had taken were all released unconditionally, and retired with the rest of the Mexican Army. We atiU miss the Mexican report of the last Alvarado affair, but w* have Gen Almonte's circular touching it. H* treats it as a serious lesson to oar fore** to teach them Providence must ever aide with law and justice in a struggle against rapacity and injustice. In conse queue* of th# defence made at Alv*rado, the title of " illustrious " has been conferred on that city, a city charter granted to a village near by for having supported the deience, and thanks givan to th* people in other village* on tue coast for like cause. Wa have late accounts from Chihnahna by this arrival. In the news from St Louia, Mo , which we publish fto day, mention i? made ot Mr. Magoffin, Owens and other*. They were going to the city ol i.hihuahni, expecting to tind it in possession ot Oen. Wool and the American* By the way of Mexico we learn that Mr. Magoffin wa* attacked by the Apache*, near a point called Braaito, and hi* carriage and all hi* good* veiled. The 1'refect who had got hold of Magoffin had alio heard of Samnel Owen* and Daniel Connelly a* being near Da. Ana, and had concerted a achenie for al*o (airing them, and he write* that he would have the whole lot brought to trial Magoffin pretended to the Mexican* that be wm going to chihuahua on commercial business only. Ha gave the Mexicana variou* information about (Jeu. Kearney'* departure tor California, but lelt them niil uncertain a* to the <-oute which he would take. Tbev drea. ed lest it *hou!d bo by the Paso. The Prefect bad according!* raited a *py company ef seventy live men to keep a look out for the Amaiicou*. i.oprxiae them i. an opportunity offered, and keep the authorities appii-iedot what wa* going on We have a latter from Paao del Norte, dated September 97th, in which the loi* of Haute Ke i* explained a la made tie Mexico, lien. Armi|o wa* hnb, d, a* we learn, by our Oovrrnment It took 1100,004), it 1a said, to purcnase lum. Ha wa* com,wiled to march torejwl 'ho invasion, by threat* of instant dea'n trom Senore* Pino and Chavez. He led tt e iroo, s 4 olio in number, to near toe mouth of tne anon. He 'hen. ncamped his arti.lery by Uieniaeivaa.and got Pino and Lbs vex into his power, and | threaten* ? tnem with instant puniaiimeut it they dni not retire ot course, all order a ad diecipliue wara at an ' and, and avary men "put out" the best way ha could.? This ta really the substance of the Mexican atory. That ' Armijo acted like a falae coward appoara to ba true. Wa Und lo latter a from the Pwao various representations that 1 the people acted under duress in taking >he oath of allegiance to the United States, and the) (declare their readinesa to Join the first Mexican troops which may arrive iheie to drive out the Americans Arapudia, ou tbe nth ult., ha I a Mexican peasant soot | for naviog carried a despatch for the Americans, und for i alleged tieaton. His name was Jesus Valdex A cornet I nf the regiment ol lancers irom Jalisco wu? also to be hod Having deserted,an,I then killed a sergoent who en! aeavotad to arrest him. Ampudia has made a long exposition ot the statu ol feeling among the people ol New Leon and Tdmanlipas towaids the American*. It agree* -with what wa have si * aj* said-they are utterly hostile tone, end only welt tor e reverse ta et?r armst* fail an we. Amnudia BMSUaos twrtioulaily mattet the TH> threugh wklek Oen. i.yler wiUlnkli reute j SBwttSe* iffMtU U I**! ytthee ( est | LD. Tw? Cant*. fquaJron had gone off on an expedition, hut they do not know it* destination. They teemed at Vera Crua to be looking for the return of the veaael* la /Veneu, of Havana, ol the 7th inst , *ay*that letter* had been received from the city of Mexico to the 30th October, ?:atiog that Oeu. 8ula* returned to the city on the Wth. In conaniuenceof what tho Mexican* call the gloriou* Jilaat of the American Nivy under Com.Conuer, Alvaredo h* l leceived the title of a "city," and Tlacotelpa that ol "town" If. ia alio itated that all the force* in Tampico are ordered to retire, and rendezvous at Saltillo, previoui to joining the force* of Hanta Anna at Sea Luii Potoii An attempt would be made to raiae a loan of MO.000.000 in Lurone, oy mortgaging the church property. It waa to be submitted at the neat Million or Congrea*. The Mexican! teem determined to tight aa long aa possible. Ampudia reached 8an Luii Potoii on the 31 at Manta Anna expected to {liavo 20 000 men under his command. (?eu Valencia waa to have left Uuanajuata about the end of October, for San Luia, at the head of 3,000 cavalry and 3,000 infantry. The garrison at Veru Cruz were receiving large reinforce men ti. The defence* of the city are now being completed ai rapidly aa poaaible. Senor Mier y Teran, a rich metchant at the capital, had advanced f 1# 000 to pay the troop* at 8an Juan da L'lua, and $30,000 more to be forwarded to Vera Crna to meet demandi againit the government there. Of th* lean which waa authorized to be obtained from private individual*, th* aum of $176,000 had been iaiied MILITARY AFPAIE* [From the Newport New*, Nov. -23 ] We learn by a gentleman who came through front Waahiugton yesterday morning, that the President haa ordered the National < a.let*, ol Providence, Col. Joieph 8. Pitman, commanding, to be muttered into Mrviae forthwith, and proceed to Mexico. The Cadet* volunteered sometime Iait May, and their let vice* were accepted , and they ordered to he in reodineas. They will be attached to th* Massachusetts regiment. DIVISION GENERAL ORDERS. Stat* or New Yoa*,3i> Military Division DiiTBiev, I Poughkeepiie, 21 it November, 1848. S In obedience to the General Order of the Commanderin-Chief, boaring date the ltith November inat, causing the 8tate to be divided into eight military division district*, according to representative population, and describing the boundaries thereof by counties, and deslg - J : -I 1 ll.l/. n .1 .r I uuiiug lav uiiueni^utiu icmui jiijvi u*u?i?i v, iuibuwj, residing in the bound* of the third division diitriot, comprising the countie* of ltensseleer, Columbia, Dutch***, Schenectady, Albany, Greene and Delaware, and directing him a* auch Major General, to divide hi* divition district into two brigade district* according to representative population, a* ascertained by the State census of 1844, 1 announce to my fellow officer* and menoi the militia, that 1 have assumed the command of the Third Miiitei y Dirt riot Also, in conformity to the 4th section of the act to provide lor the em olment of the militia, and to encourage the formation of uniform companies, passed May U, IMS. (under the 3d section of which the general order issued,) I direct that the third divieiou district be and is hereby divided into two brigade districts?the east hrigaue district having a representative population of 140,7-iS, and bouuded northerly by Washington county, southerly by Putnam county, easterly by the States ol Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and westerly oo III Hudson river?comprising the cou ties ol Kensselaer,Columbia and Duchess?the west brigade di^rict having a le[ presentative population ol 140 7o0, and hounded northerly hy the counties ol >sratogs, .vion gumery, Schoharie and O'aego; southerly by the couuue* ol Ulster and Sullivan. easterl) on the liudsor river, westerly by the counties of Schoharie. Chenango and Broome, aadaoulhwesteily by Penntjlv* ia?compiling the counties of Schenectady, AJi>en>, Oreeue au<i Delaware. The brigade dia riots thus designates, having the approval of the Gummaodei.incbiel, itie earne aie men iu me apjuuuii Oenerat'a oittce, and beiehy published in accordance to section4, ol the act above mentioned. JOHN BRUSH, Senior Major Ueuoial. NAVAL I.NTEl.LIQENCB. Lieut John T.McLuuqhiio, U.S. Navy, left Washing* ton on Saturday morning to take command 01 the iron ateamer Hunter, at New Oileaui, destined 10 aid in the operation* ol the Uull quaoron. BLACK BALL, OH OLD LINE OF LIVERFOUL PACKETS For LIV KKPOOo?Oalv regular Packet of the Ut December?'I', e, far -sailing. and vurue Packet Lhip (.ITH PL, F.d-ard O Furber, Uouiui.iudcr. t*iii aatl positively on the let of December. A few respectable i>a<iei gen can be very couf.rr'ably accotumoiiaied iu * epleudid h mae eu deck, and found from the at'lu, at a moderate charge. For term* of paasaae in cabin, aecond cabin, steerage, kc , and to ee u'e the beet bertha, early a|>|i|rcatioo ahonld be raede ou board, I jot of iirekinao atreet, ar to the aubaeribera, HOCHK, UHOTHfeHB a. Co , 36 Fulton at , neat do r to the Fulton Bank. P. S ?The Fidelia aaila from Liverpool ou the lat Jan. 1MT. " Kuro, e " " 14th do. " New York " " lat Feb. Pertona sending for iheir friends. and forwarding the paaaign certificate bv royal wail it'tmer Acadia, aatling (Tom Boston on the 1st Dec., will hav e plenty of time to come by the Fidelia, or iuauyof ihecght packeta of the Black Ball Line, aailing from Liverpool on the lat end 14th of ovary moulII For pas?*ac apply aa above. nil .e 34^ KOK LIVF.KPOOL?Kegolar Packet of the 4( mHHFV Decrmbrr? i he claaa laat aeiling packet ahi t> JUSIfiaASHBURTON. W H. How land, maatar, willaai as ?u?< e, ner regular day. Aa regarda the accommodation* for cabin, aecond cabin and at eragc |?aaeugera in ihia well kuown veaael comment is unnecraaary Peraona intending to embark ahould make immediate application ou board, foot of Maiden lane, or to JOSh-frt .VcdURRAY,_ HZI OJf ijonin, corner 01 < inr n. PASSAGE TO PAHA. BRAZIL?The superior ImjB^V fir<t (Iim, coppered and enpper liMntd bark UNjfiHNh DINE, 8 K. Applctoo, will bo despatched tor the uove port about the first of October. Invalids, and others, who deaire to trail themselree of the healthful and aireeable climate of Para, wilt find the Undine and her accommodative ef a net to besurnuaaed. Sor particular! apply to JAMES BISHOP It CO., nit litis* rrc o a I ibetty street. Asfifr- FOR LONDON?llecular Packet of the lat DeajgCTi, cember?The first class fist sailing Packet Ship JtflfaPHlNCE ALBERT, Captain Wm. Sabor, will aait aa anare, her regular diy.f The accommodationa in thia apleadid reaeal for c bin, Id cabin, and steerage paaaengera, are too wall knowa to require comment. Persons intending to embark, should make early application on board, foot ef .Maiden Lane, or to JOSEPH McMURKAY, (> Booth at. Corner of Pine. The new Ship Robert Peel, D.Chadwick, maatar, will toe reed the Prince Albert, and tail the 16th Dec. nil rre. kOR"L1VERPOOL?New Line?Regular"Pack" ??W^ of 26th November ?The splendid, (eat sailing IdHMaaP'eket ship M()8< TUB, Aaa Eldndge, master, will sail aa abore, her regalar day. The accommodations in this splendid vessel for cabia. Id cabin, and steerage passeuaers, arc too well aaown to require comment. Persons intending to embark shonId make early application on board, foot of Wall erect, or to JOSEPtt McMURRAY, nit rc 69 South at. ear Pins at. Adat KOK LIVERPOOL?The New Liae Luis?ReamW^V gular Packet of 21st December ?The superior fast AUbaailing paekat ship LIVERPOOL, UM tons bar tbeu, i. apt John Eldndge, will anil as abova, har regalar day For freight or passage, having elegant and anpevier acc-m| modations apply to the captain on board, at west side of Bar ling ilip, or to WOODHULL It MINTURN, r Scnth et. Price of passage $7}. _ The picket ship QUEEN OK THE WEST, IIM tone burthen, Cnpt. rhilip Woodhoose, will sneeeed the Liver* pool, and tail oa her regular day, I lat Jannary, 1117. nil gfTf- KOR GLASGOW?The New Liaa-Ragnikr racket, 1st December?The fiae feet sailing Br. JBfiflfc bark ADAM CAHH, 4M tons, Capt. John Wright, will san aa above, her regnlar day. Knr freight or pmiue, having aplondid aeeommodaaoaa, apply on board, foot of Hooaevelt atreet. Eaal R.ver. to WOODHULL k M1NTURN, IT Hontn atraat The A 1 Br. bark Ann Harley.V.'apt. Robert 8eott,will aaoeeed llie Adam Onrr, and tail on her regelar day, the Ut. tvaarr wt re aMr KOK LONDON?Kin* Packal-The apleaidid, IUa>fart tailing packet ahip ELlZ,\Br.TH, Capt. Beta, BlbniH poaitively aail aa above. '1 lie Kcomraodgtioua for cabin, aceond cabin and ateeragn p .aaenfere aie aupc'ior to thoae of moat of the other London packeta, and the price ofpaaitye ia rtduced, for whu-h apply to W. k J. T fAPSCOl'T ? Sonthat.. nit Id door below Burling alip. PACKETS KOH HAV KE-Svcond Line?Packet f^tinp BALTIMORE', Capt. John Johnaton, Jr., will Ml^ia >ail on the lat ol December. Kor freight or paa> age, appiy to n. HftVn h MINC.KV.N. No. M W.ll ? JAMES BEVERIDOE, "ail Maker, (oner ejPjHPW Front and RooteVrlt atreeta?Saila, Awnmgi, t>|t, MBHllU., made to a neal and anba'antiel manners at low pricea Aula to be repaired mrured againat are, and fined gratia Secure from rata and dampneaa All ordera pneeinallv ie.' *?"??eTfKOR HAVBE.-The anpenor French Orig AR VKDE, CiMnin Onapdeao, to be promptly idle J HBwi I'ali had Km Imahi. apply >o nOvli A lliNf K t a* Kl'.Ml'l lANCtS TO IkEIiANU, Ho M. ^WrotttrF VrhwIDh , Ir . baa reinorcd hla offi-^J^No. to Hr edway, a d eontinnea to remit mo. ey, iu a. ma la ge or am? lerat i a reaiuii.g in aey part of Ireland in theaame ' mania; aa lie and nia pred. eeaa r in hnai eia have d ne lor tbe Iaet tmrty teara and nnr;;alao to any partot England or gro land. Money emitted by letter pat-raid to tbe anhactiber, or peraminlly iJapotiieil with him, with the name id" the pe'toe or pa aona iu Irel Old. r.i.glai.d, or erotla d. to whom it ia t? he aent, and neara<t i oat town, will he immediately irana-witted and |iaid aceor l|. aly. and a receipt io that enact given nr r., ofieae-ilev ap 'ai't tCOaUOLuitt. .VIA Li lal.Vh PUil LOW! (JH. via Miniwiru a, urm. - MQ CMJTEK, without rhangt of t art or B.Asiiace, or withooi.SH^B mJK. ^.crouing any Vairr. 3HBL aaryiiym iking their aeata at Norwich, are iaaarad thoir t U through >? Boaton Thia b*in? tho only ialai.d rmiap U. t commnincxtra through by atcamhoat and railroad. Chaarnuara hy thia lino am .icomimuied throath by tho conductor of 'lie iraiu, who will h*?t particular clurfi of tbojr Irngtagt, and who will other mac Hire hie attention to thnir roae anil comfort Thia line leavee aonth aide Pier No. 1, North Hirer, font of Battarv Pliee, daily, (Bondaya excepted) at la'flork, r. M.t end ai rta in Boaton in time to take all the eaetera traine. The > ?? ataawmr *

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