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iBpirfut tyMitiM if Jiriidiction <mr United States Teiieli in Ingliih Ports, The Cue of the Hermann and the South ampton Authorities. twmtwfef ketvecn Lords Htlnnkorf and rilMntM, Mr. Ingereoll, Br* Crtdty and ethers on the Subject, Ae., * <te., 4tc. Some of our readers may be aware of the fact that (he month of November, 1S52, while the United State* mail steamer was lying in the roads off South ampton. preparatory to starting for New York, a ?artj of police officers went on board, furnished with ? warrant from the police justices of that place, for ?m arrest of the chief mate of the Hermann, on the ?har^e of violently assaulting one of the crew, a Frenchman, while the ship was in port. The captain ?i the Hermann refused to permit the warrant to be executed; and the officers were accordingly compel led to leave without their intended prisoner. 8 ,et of the captain's: in setting at defi ance the legal mandate of the Southampton Magistrates, has given rise to a series of cor respondence between the English Secretary of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the United States Minister at London, and the Uuited State* Consul at SoBthamptjn, the most important and interesting portion of which we are now enabled to lay before ?nr readers. The first communication is from the Clerk of the Justices at Southampton to the British Secretaiy of ftate, informing him of the circumstances of the ?ace. It reads as follows:? MR. ELD&IDOE TO LOKD PALMERSTOX. UuiLLBALL, Southampton, Nov. 13 1852. mf thi-! UUi dlreLt,t(J ljy the Mayor and Magistrates ^"Lg a?d fOUUty 10 bring uuder your aj Uce ihe following tacts: ? At the petty neurons of the Jtetice* , of the Peace holdea cm \Vedaesday last ?ppheation was made to them, through the medium ? . reLt:'i V ii e Coi sul ot this port, on behalf of T??ri ,tn (unf,tlve or France,) on board the American suamtr Hermann, for a most violent as 5^.1 wi . on him by tLe chief mate of that ?nip, while lying in the Southampton docks. ?fcut w?P|,ea!> bjr the complainant's statement, that on the bth mat., at 8 o clock in the evening he was m the se jond cabin, and one of the passengers asked him for a glass of cold water, which he pro 5*, V. t0 Pet> another passenger, who was h?i(iiDi< an animated conversation with ^mebudv at table caused him, during his gesticulations; to ! ?p.U a tew dropR ot water on his back, upon ICi!' C0H1^). na"t ^'KPed his pardon, and while \ cUlef mate ot the KhiP snatched him i;?h ff"1- fu complainant's hand and struck * 11 ^,fhe face, with such force that it of his upper front teeth; knowing as lie did the discipline that must be kept ou board he i ^teijted himt-elf with begging the officer to hear him. that he might explain the cause of his a jparent ?ardessiiess. but he only redoubled his blows with U nn ?^eU iPU1^ ?,.UesS' aHU struck him with writh nea1 ST ^ 'ace 111111 head ot fl' Lf'hin* then 1113 pauence.com the mate with his hands, and pusued f!1? vio ently lrom him. The mate, \eeiii!/ 1 that he had to deal with a man stronger than him- 1 EhI? . ,thf ,f'ailors t0 aid him, who, under liis Sri? 'r hRhl "? wi!b the greatest barbarity, team ' his shirt and waistcoat to pieces, and in the ih COmi pnm wus takeu.in whi-h was alt hij. money. This was not all. tor during ttie gained, mid not being able to make Wi? ' ni"te m <l?esti )n came to torture a-.Palr.u scissors, which he repeatedly him with in the forehead; and not being able ' n Wafl fon'ed t,J CI7 out j for help, upoc which the mate left him. Upon this : state mtnt aLd mlormation being laid by the com plamai.t, a warrant was issued by the Justices for I the apprehension ot the chief male of the ship, ! Wluch by this time, it should be Stated, had left the ^ !?rt at unchor i" the stream, ibout three miles down the river, preparatory to starting, at two i ?'c ock, for New York. The Arrant waV ^tne irntely placed in the hands of the police officers, to t tie y ^ complainant, proceeded j to le wHtl. On going alongside, some officer* of the ship from the gangway called out thut the ! hft^ mtWe?h ? allowed to come on board, j i ma?' mett?ing tiie complainant. ' Aocordingly the police officers went on board, and 2F??,. er' addressing a person at the head j ? ?hc gangway, was told that he was the chief mate ' apon which the police officer asked him if his name ' was Mr. Venus, that being the name given bv the complau ant of the party who had assaulted him. The mate said "yes." The police officer then told .h?.< atWtriaLlJ tro?1 tLe maKis?trate, which he showed him, to Uke him bet. .re tbemf.,r an assault : lhl V,A y "?amfc<? in the warrant. The mate i ??>d he would go directly the c iptain came on board* , was impossible he could go before; he was left ia aharge ol the ?hip, and he had no one else to place j ?here. I pon tLat the police offi. cr waited until the ' wtain came on beard, in about twenty minutes. ?p,ice ?ac?r' see ng the captain come on b?ird, I "ie American Consul, Mr. Croskey, and ttie ! Dsssengers, went up to the captain and asked him if : be was the captain of the ship. He replied he was. The pohce officer then told the captain be had a war imnt frem the magistrates at Sjuthampton to appre- , b^d the chief mate Mr. Venus. The captain im- 1 ?jeduitely replied-"! won't give him up; I won t 1 ?Jkrn you to take him out of the ship;" at the same j tmrie the police officer showed the captain the war- : ? j . ? read i* and ,tben American Consul naia, 'Let me look at lt;'f upon which the police of ficer handed it to Mr. Croskey, who reaS it and I tl,e The police officer then ?ua to tie consul, 'I on .see, air, I must take this man. The Consul said, "You cannot." The police 1 $fi'd, "Yon see. sir, I hive *rot this warrant ! fined hy the mA^iatrate, and most take the nun." The Coi s-nl then saiu, "J have got all the control on board this ship," and walked aw.iy. The notice oS- 1 ?era then co jimenced lo<.-king for the chief 'mate, and on going to his cabin fouud it locked. Not finding the man. the police officer wont to the captain again, and asked him if it was his determination not to let ttum have the man. He said "Yes, it was; he woild net allow them to take him out of the ship." The captain then ^aid, "Why was this not done yester day? The French Consul had been on board the alilp. and was pati.-fied with the man being sent on shore, and thh was an after consideration ot the French Consul s to detain his ship ju>t as be was oLn ~ the point of -tarting; he could not possibly stop, and , be could not go to sea without his chief officer. If anything happened to him he had no one to nari Kte the ship, and he nhonld for'eit bis insurance." i e pclire officer then said, "I shall take out the man by force." The captain replied, "You must then have a great deal mrre force than you have got here, i You shall not take him out of the ship while that fla< (pointing to the American Ha? at the peak) is flying " The captain also said, "If the man had committed any sffence the police should have him, | or he would take him on shore himself; but he had not, for this fellow, (meaning the complainant,) was j a mttireer, arid he could have him taken ashore, and tii<d him at Southampton, and he would b*ve been feut to Botany Cay." The police officer I tlK n s?iid to the captain, ' Y'ou don't ink ad. then, to ! let lis have the man." The captain said, " No; I do not. The police < fficer^ replied, "There will be no thing done to it;" t? whicu the captain said, "T:>e g' verr ments munt settle it, for he could not .stop his altlp " The officers then left the captain, and search ed abont the ship is long as they could, as the vessel was about to start, and not finding the man, they were obliged to leave without being able to take bhn. The warrant of the Justices having been thus set at nought, they think it right to subm't the cir eoni stances to your consideration, in order that some satle.'isction or explanation may be outlined in the matter, and the more particularly as the American Coi/sul was on is aid, and sanctioned the proceed ings of the captain. Foreign .ships are continually ?>ming to this port, and as similar ca*es may fre quently occur, tre Justices feel that some explana tion is required in the present case, in order that tiwir authority inay be properly supported. 1 h*vo, Ac., (Signed) John S. Klohidoic, , Clerk to the Ji:?tic<y>. The Right Honorable the Secretary of State. LORD MALMESBrBY TO TJTE t*. f?. MTNIPTKB. Foueion Offici, Not. 29, H52. 8m I have the honor of forwarding to you here with ? C"fy of a letter, which had been addressed to fbe Secretary of Btote for the Hone Department ba ttle Clerk ti' the JiiHti- en of Southampton, stritin^ tkat a warrant iiwucd by them for tiie apprehension ?f tlie mate of the American steamship llarmann had l>een het at nought by the master of tho whip, who ha<l refused to give np the mate, nnd whose ?ond ct ww abetted by the United .States Consul, Mr. Croskry. I reel it my dnty to reqnest that yon will have the goodness to make an immediate inquiry into the ?nnduct of the United States Consul, whose pro ceedings appear, on the face of the statement, to lwve bien noeh as to require the strictest investiga tion , with a view to further measures in rase they abnnld be found to have been correctly represented. Yea will, I doubt not, concur with me, that her PM'i government arc bound to fee that Urftiah few b sot set ?t Uefbuoa by foreiguera rwortiug to this country, and to expect that foreign consuls shall set an example to : heir countrymen of the ne cessity of obedieuce to that law. I have the honor to be with t' e highest nnneidera ation, sir, your moct obedient, hamble servant, Ma iMHxmny. J. R. Ingereoll, Esq. TBI c. S. MINISTER TO THE C. 8. OONSl'L AT SOUTHAMPTON* Ligation op the Unitki* States,) 45 Pohtland Place, Nov. 30, 185'J. f Sir ? I received lat>t evening a note from the Earl of Malmesbury, with a copy of a le'tei which bad been addressed to the Secretary for the Home De partment by the Clerk to the Justices of Southamp ton, stating that " a warrant issued by them, for the apprehension of the mate ><f the American steamship Hermann, had been set at naught by the master of the ship, who had refused to ?ive up the mate, and whose conduct was abetted by the United States Consul, Mr. Croekey." I am requested by the Foreign Secretary " to make an immediate inquiry into the conduct of the United States Consul, wnose proceedings appear, on the face of the statement, to have been such as to re quire the strictest investigation, with a view to fur ther measures, in case they should be found to have been correctly represented. ' Under these circumstances, it seems eminently proper that I should invite you to visit London without delay, when the papers will be placed in jour hands, with a view to snch explanation as may meet the case. I will, in the meautime, inform the Foieign Secretary that 1 have taken this step. I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant, J. R. Inueksoll, J. R. Croskey, Esq.. U. S. Consul, Southampton. j Mil. CBOSKKY TO MR. INOKRSOLL. United Status Consulate, j_ | t>oLTHAMi ri?N. L)et . 4, lhj'2. f ] TO fll8 EXCELLEJ-t'Y JOSi-WU R. INUUKhuLL, AMEKI CAN MINWrn, LOKDOX. Sir ? I have the honor to inform you that, iu ac | cordance with tie intention intimated in my letter to I your Excellency of the 2d instant. 1 have this day addreaed a letter to the Mayor and to the Justices of this borough, in relation to the representations of the case of the United States mail steamship Hermann, a ade to 1 er Majesty's Secretary of State by the clerk to the said justices, and averred by him to have been made by the direction ol the Mayor as well as of the Justices. ALd I here with submit to your attentive considera tion a copy of my letter to the aforesaid honorable ! body, and also a copy of a letter I have this day re : ceived in immediate and partial reply, fr<>in his I WoisLip.the Mayor himself, wherein he distinctly ' asserts that these representations were made without his knowledge or concunence. 1 have ad< >pted this course in order to show thnt, in* '? stead of shrinking from, I court the strictest investiga tion, as far as my conduct is concerned, and also he cause 1 believe the whole body of the magistracy will I coincide with the Mayor, and convey to Lord Malmes bury a very different view of my official proceedings thaii that which he appears to have formed. i Tie magistrates, ts a body, have but two alterna te fs-? the one is to disavow any intention of a com i plaint against me, on aicountof the high opinion they have formed of my character and conduct by pa.^t experience; and this, if not a virtual withdrawal of the representations themselves, will at least soften and smooth down the asperities created by them and which now clog the way to a perfect and calm dis ! cu.'sitnof the matter; "and the other is to maintain j that it was their wish to bnug the propriety of my official conduct into question upon exparte state 1 mt r;ts, and by adopting the most extreme measures, without giving me wn opportunity of being heard; and this will lay them open to the unenviable charge of having violated that justice of which they had sworn to be the guardians, and, instead of being the presumed aggressor, I shall then become the ag grieved party .'and have a right to demand an inves tigation into their conduct. As the tone of the explanation which I am pre pared to give, and which will be substantially the same as that which 1 had the honor verbally to com municate to you. will, in a great measure, depend upon what may be developed and brought to light by tie approaching action of the magistracy, as a body, upon my letter to them, I must ask your per mission to wait for that action before making my own btutimeLtof the facts. Having laid much stress, in my letter to the Mayor and Justices, upon the question of jurisdiction "in* volved in this cas:e, I have thought it not irrelevant to subjoin to this letter an extract from the general instructions to consuls furnished by my government, as to the duties of consuls with reference to offences committed on board of American vessels, by which you will perceive that in cases similar to that which occurred on board the Hermann the jurisdiction is claimed by the United States. I have the honor to be, <5tc., Jos. RoDNtY Croskey. KXTBACT FROM TI1E GENERAL INSTRrCTIONS TO CNITED STATES CONSll.S. Art. 3.5. Where piracy, mutiny, or any other offence against the laws of the United States, snail have been committed on board of any vessel of the United States comiDg into the consular district, it is the duty of the consul, after taking the depositions neces Fi'iy to establish the lai ts, to apply to the local au thorities f< r means of secur.ng tl c offenders while tbey remain in port, and to provide the means of sending them without delay to the United States for trial, Ac. &c. MB. CR0PKEY TO TUT: fOrTHAMPTON MAGISTRATES. United Statkh Consulate, [ SOlTflAMl'TON, Dcc. 4. 1S52. f To THE WoRFHlFFU, THK MAYOR OK Sol TIIAMP TON, AND TO THEUt HONOIIM TI1E JUSTICES OF THE BOROCUU. AND CoUNTV. Gentlemen ? lhave the honor to submit to your consideration the accompanying copies of corrcspou dtnce in relation to the occurrence which took place when the United States mail steamer Hermann was last at this port, which correspondence consists of a letter from the tlerk of jour honorable body to her Majesty's Secretary of State for the Home De partment, of a letter from her Majesty's Se.retary of State for Foreign Affairs to his Excellency the American Minister, and of a letter from the Ameri can Minister to myself. 1 ou will perceive };- these letters that T am called : upon to explain away. the imputation of having set British law at defiance, and of havhig abetted other* in so doing, and that this imputation is ba-ed up<n the representations conveyed in your letter to ner M nesty's Secretary of State. tv Len these papers were placed In ray hands by the American Minuter I experienced great surprise and mortification; surprise at haviug had a Ctmplaint made axairist me upon ex parte statements, ] when I bad, immediately upon hearing it was your intention to iepreseut the case to the government, made a jequest to your chief, the Mayor, that before it whs represented I should be permitted to see the statement, in order That if it did not comport with my kr.owledge of the facts, 1 might have ah opportunity of collecting any error, or else of making my own comment ? upon the case; and the Mayor, admitting the propriety of my request, promised compliance, pu^'tt the name tkne observed that the sole object of the magistracy was to have the doubtful question of jurisdiction involved in this case effectually set at rest; and mortification, to find impli ed to ma a line of conduct so opposed to my principles, and so repug nant to the idean I entertain of my duties *s a puoiit rffcer. Being well convinccd tfat BOS? 1 0TII Mtgtl arise wherein, ia discharge of my official d tit ie?, 1 might have to seek for the aid and interference of the local authorities, it has been my c<.n-tant study, not only to avoid any contention with them, but, on the srntrary, to maintain and cultivate the most friendly nr.der.-tanding; and it would have been the height of absurdity for me to de ire to set the law at dell ice in my official cap:u-it7, when in that capacity I might be c< mpelled the next moment to call that i san e law to my assistance. After reflecting npoa the very agreeaMe relations I have maintained with tin; local authorities and the offiMr* of the crown, for the last nine years, during which I have exercised the functions of Unericau consul ot this port anil ??t Cowes, and daring wh ch long r"i< d not a single instance hasoccarred w lere in 1 have1;ad the slightest difference, but on tiio ' on trniy, have been so fortunate ou all occasions as to have had it in my power to act in har monious oo operation with tlnm in can iug my COtititr mf n to respect the laws of tbis lari<l, I cannot reconcile to my mmd that it was your in tention that the statement authorized l>y you to be sent to her Majesty's government, should have been coached in such terms u? would induce the strong animadversions upon mv apparent conduct which are to be found in Lord Malmesoury's litter to the A n eric sii Minister; and it does appear to me, gen tli men, tint it it had been yonr wish tl-.at this state ment should be construed mto a complaint on your I rut , i gainst my conduct, common courtesy and com* n on iii ti< e would have dictated that I should have been favi red with a copy of said statement before it, was m i t, in order that both vit ws of the oa^e might ha\e been presented at the sutne time. Had this b< i ii dM e 1 should have been able to show, as 1 -hall show to the representative of my government in lion don, that, inst?ad of abetting the defiance of the law, llmd counselled the very contraiy, even whiio 1 doubted your right of j' risdiction in the premises. M' reover, had the magistrates done me the cour tesy to r< cognize me and to have communicated with me oflii ially in the matter, and inl mated tbe.r intention of arresting the first olticcr of the snip, I ibu.ld, as you all must be aware, from your kie >w ledge of me, most cordially have e.xer'ed whatever authority or In finance I po sesscd to have given force to their wnrrar.t; though at the same ti'ne I should most respecttnlly, thonch most strr uuously, have pro tested sgaiaat the proceedings, as being beyond ti.oir jnri diction. To such protest i should liave l>een in a gie.it measure impelled liy the circumstance of the magis trate* having on a former occasion, some few years since, when I applied to them for the arrest of one of the crew of tbis same steamship f< r drankenen and violent conduct, committed ou board of this aaoic versel while in the aocks, refused to punish him on the ground of its being doubtful whether their juris diction extended to offences committed by the crew on board of foreign veeeels, but whom they did Sun is h, upon its being shown that he had commit ;d the same offence on shore; and in thus protesting, I should aim> have made a point that this ship was employed in the nnblic service of the United States, an! commanded by an officer holding a commission from the President of the United States, and thus entitled, as to questions of discipline, or of offences committed on board by and against either the officers or tLe crew, to the i-ame considerations and cx emptors as are extended by comity of nation* to national vessels everywhere. In order to illustrate the position I have advanced us to the auestion of jurisdiction, let us suppose that the first officer of this ship hud committed the of fence with which he has been charged with so much dramatic coloring, and had been punished for it by the laws of England, and that both he and the com plainant had gone to New York in the same ship, i r afterwards met in the United suites, the complani fnit could again have proceeded against him for the same offence, as having been committed on board of an American ship, and consequently within the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States; and it is very (questionable if the accused con! J successfully plead his former trial in England, so that the conse quences would be that be would be tried and punish ed twice for the same offence, which is alike opposed to the spirit of the British as it is to that of the American constitution. Be that as it may be, there can be no doubt that this is a question ol immense importance to the two nations who are, and ever likely to continue to be, the ocean mail carriers of the world; and it is to be hoped that its st lution will be prompt, an 1 in accordance with the views 1 have here thrown out. For if it be set tled that upon the very moment of Uie departure ofa muil steamer, the captain or chief officer can be ar rested ard taken out of the ship, npon a charge made by some one of the crew for alleged maltre.it meiit, the mail service of both countries would be at the mercy of the most reckless and profligate class of m< ii, or of some malicious and revengeful vagabond. In the manner I have here set forth, and by means of my protest, this important question would have come before the two governments as a pure matter of interesting discussion, and untrammelled with any vexatious considerations or unpleasant reflections: but now, before it can claim their calm and earnest at 'fLtion, it becomes necessary to divest it of that in dividuality with which it has become embarrassed, through the impressions created in the mind of Lord MJmetbury as to myself, by means of the ex parte statement furnished by you. And it is in order that your honoi able body may take sucb measures to re move these impressions, (which I flatter myself you will concur with me in calling erroneous,) as may be Justified by the circumstances of the ease, and by yoflr experience of my past connection with your selves, and wilh the inhabitants of this town, that I have been induced to tronble you at such length. I have the honor to he, 4c. Jos. Rodney Cboskey. United States Consulate, ) ? _ Southampton, Dec. 1.5, 1852. ( To Hib Excellency J wt-Lru R. Inuersoll, Ameri can Minuter, London. Sie? -Herewith I have the honor to transmit a copy of the reply I Lave received to my letter of the f .i1?, addressed to the Mayor and the Justices of this Borough, of which letter 1 furnished your l-.xc tlJeiicy with a copy in my despatch to you of even date theiewith. Yon wffl i-ee by this reply that, contrary to my ex pectations and hopes, the magistrates have steered net ween the two alternative which I placed before them, and have declined acting either one way or the other in the mutter. They refer me back to the Secretary of State, and 1 am now obliged, much against my inclination, to enter into a full and par ticular statement of tLe case as it ia viewed by me and in accordance with my knowledge of the facts. 1 eehng as 1 do feel, that my conduct in this mat ter, when properly represented, will meet, not only with the approbation of your Excellency and of the govt mini nt and people of the United States, but al.-o with that ol ber Majesty s Secretary of State, and knowing as I do know that the conduct of the matist mites, amongst whom I have the happiness to i ree kon many personal friends, has not, upon this oc- 1 cation, comported with that deference which is alike aue L y teem towards me in my public capacity as it is by me towards them, and that they have set at nocght the injunction conveyed in "her Majesty's exeocator to receive, countenance and favorably to asMst me in the fxerdse of my post, giving and allowing me all privileges, immunities and advan- , tages thereunto I clonging, buton the contrary, either i intentionally or witLoU design, that they have at I te mpted to im] ede the commerce and the traflic of i the citizens of tl.e United States at this port on the question, i felt loth to enter into a de- I tail ot ail tie circumstances, not w isbing to make cc mj lamts agaitst ihtm, which I sin ulU bo obliged to oo m self-deft nee, and it to for this reason that l crncliided to write them as I did on the 4th inst., hoping that their reply would be snch as to prevent tie necessity of my entering intosaid detail. While ct. uois of exculj ating myseif from the appearance of lap roper conduct. I was equally desirous not to mcrlj ate t..cm. Much to my regret, their reply has cot dele anything towards changing the nature of nj j ?Mtion, and I tm therefore forced to make my statement, regardless of any consequences which mw' attach to an investigation of their proceedings. I Ms iry statement accompanies this letter I most a; ologize for its volume, but the imperative calls i.pon my lime have been such as to deprive me of ri e leisure nc cessary for condensation. I trust the several points I have therein ret forth may l?e sng g( stive ot the importance of a speedy settlement of the question of jurisdiction Involved in this case, and likely, upon the arrival of any An er can vessel, to be again mooted, and perhaps ! in seme instance or other become coupled with the an-ientdenaid if England of the right of search and a disavowal of the doctiine of the American na tion, that the ting covers the propel ty and national jzee all t]j<*e who are ut.der it. And if by what I have set forth in my statement it should apj ear to your Excellency. as it does to me, that instead of being the party in the wrong" I have been the party wronged, it will lie my right to ex pect and my duty as a public officer to demand re dress. As regards the comluct of Capt. Iliggins, T have heard LlI one op'nion upon it, and that is that he was placed ma position in which no one had any r.gl.t to place him. and that, under the circumstan ces, any cemmander of so large a vessel, laden with so valuable a cargo and carrying the mails ol his government, would have felt com] tiled to look upon ! ary attempt to atop his ship us an abuse ot'aiitlio- i ritv, and by sanctioning which he would have fuiled in his e bl l aliens towards all parties interested in i bis vessel l.er freight and cargo, as well towards I the government in whose service the ship was em ployed. r .v1 .Lnle Jbe b.onor t0 be- with sentiments of' the highest consideiation, your Ex -ellency's most i obedient seivunt, Jos. Rodney Crokkey, U. S. Consul. extract from tite statement of consul cropsey TO THE C. P. M NISTER at LONDON. Tl e day o?the Hermann's last departure from this port for New York was fixed and advertised for ? eitiesday, the 10th of November, immediately on the arrival of the London morning mails for that day. Had she ne t left on that day, the owners, who are American citizens, would have been subjected to a | heavy penalty, as is the eae when British mail ! steamers do not sail on their day. i To h?ve taken the C?t officer out of the ship at the moment of her getting under weigh would have as effectually prevented her from sailing as if the i captain bad been taken out, since lie is the only one j who is wise ted with reference to hi- ability to na?i <ate i lie- s Lip in ease of accident to the captain, | whereas the other cifhcers aie merely executive. | On Sunday, the 7th of November, the Hermann I arrived at this port from Bremen, to tike in cargo 1 passengers and mails, and to sail hence for New York I on the W ednesday following, say the 10th Novem ber. She bad on board a large number of passen gers fr> m Bremen, uh<. lemnin on board while the v?sm I is in this port. On Tuesday morning Captain H ggii s repotted lo me that he had regularly shipped | at Biemen, upon the ship's articles, to proceed thence in the ship to New York, a man named Lcope.Jd IikJat as a waiter, supposed to he a French man by both; that em the preceding day. while pour ing out some water for a passenger, he had let it fall de.wn his e>r her buck, wnea the lir-t officer of the ship snatched the trn.bler he had in his hand away fr< m him. and reprimanded him for bis carelessness' whe reupon this w aiter >e zed the first officer by the , tLi < at ai d otherwise ns nutted him, when the officer, ; in s? If uc'mce, struck the waiter with the aforesaid : tuml !er, ane], through the interference of the steward j ei-s, the wa.ter was mu.-ten <1 : that upou the case be I ing itj resented to ljm, and investigated by him, he, J the cai.tai.* considering it a case of ninthly of a very grave chnra< ter, ?r< ereel the; cva.terto lie put iu irons, ? and as early as possible? reported the case to me to decide whether to send the effender to the United State s lor trial or to discharge him here. Consider ing it be tter for the Interests of tt.e service in which the ship was engaged, ns well as better for the man liimse If, I conchaled that I would lielore despatching the ship disc hutfte hi)n. This wm early on rue d"iy nioraing, the !*'h Novemiier, t!ie day previous tithat appointed for the sailing of the Hermann. During the afternoon of that day I was informed byCapfain Higgir.s that he had received en extraordinary visit on Is aid his ship, from a gentleman who repre-ent ed hineelf to lie the French Vine Consul, and also a magistrate; that this gentleman sta'ed he came on l e.::id to see Captain Hi) -ins, not In his capa-aty of French Consul, hntin that of a magi-Irate, la order to make ineiuiries into* case which had been repre sented to him, a- I' r( in h OoDsul, by some passenfiers onboard, concerning his treatment of one of the waiters, said to ho a Frenchman; that he, the cW ta'n. told him, in re pi j, that iuasmuch as he came on Is.'urcJ us a maj;L trate, he felt !>? -unci to U e^t h.ui with courtc-y, and while he emphatically denied hid ri^ht to interfere with the discipline of bid ship, he would inform him of the circumstances of the case, by which it would be ween the mau had committed an ?wault upon his superior officer, and, an such, was guilty of mutiny, and that he, the captain, was justi Bed by the circumstances, and by the laws of the United 6tatea, to inflict the punisument be had done, ?it.: the putting him iu irons, but that he had re ported the matter to his Consul, who had decided that ne would discharge him before the sailing of the ship; that thereupon thi* gentleman said that, as it was in tended to discharge the man, he, the magistrate, was perfectly satisfied , or words to that effect The next morning, the day of sailing, the ship loft the docks at 9 o'clock, and anchored in the stream, some three miles lrom the t wn. At 2 o'clock, P. M. of that day, the mails having been put on bourd a small steamer in the docks, I accompanied the captain to the custom boos*, to clear the ship, and thence to proceed with him on board the Hermann, to attend to the delivery of the mails, ard to consummate the discharge or shipment of any of her crew. While clearing the ship the Collector informed its that the magistrates bad sent down to him to request bim to stop the Hermann from sailing ; and it was then intimated to me, and to the captain, for the iirst time, and by the Collector, that the police had been cent down to the ship in the stream to arrest the chief cflitcr on ti e i liaise of the before mentioned waiter, and we were given to understand that it was on account of this charge that the magistrates had requested the Collector to ston the ship. The Col lector of eour-e told them he nad not the power to reluse cleainuce to the ship on any such ground. We then proceeded on board the Hermann by the small steamer, which took us nearly half an hour, during which time the captain and myself earnestly directed our conver-ation to what had been commu nicated to us by the Collector. The ship was all ready for sea ? the weather thick and hazy, < and it would be 3 o'clock before they could get linden weij,h. It is not to be wondered at that the cap tain, uftir the visit he had received the day before from the magistrate, as herein lelated, should have j felt considerable annoyance at this proceeding, and 1 that he should feel dispa-ed at ary hazard not to permit the ship to be detained. He expressed to me nis doubt as to the right of the magistrates to act in this manner, and at one time his determination not to allow the chief officer to be taken from the ship, even if the policemen should actually have him in custody.- 1 related to him the case referred to in my letter to the Justices before mcntiiyied, of the magistrates the nit elves having refused to act for want of being satisfied of their right so to do, and expressed a hope that the first officer would keep out of the way, as it would be a matter of great regret to me if any issie were created that would place me at varier.ee with the magistracy. I counselled obe dience to the law, not its violation. On arriving alongside there were no poli-emen to be seen, but the first officer was on the guard, and not knowing, ar.d having no means to know, whether he hud been arrested or n? t, and not having any official intima tion ol his intended arrest, in order to prevent the possible contingency of an actual resistance to the authority of the magfetrates, however questionable inns exercise, ? nauea to turn to Keep out of the way, after which I saw no more of biro. On g^'ng on board my time was busily occupied in attending to the delivery of the mail*, in seeing to the seitle ment of some ship's accounts, and in discharging and shipping crew ; and while on board, and not till then, I discharged the said waiter by striking his name from the ship's articles. In hair' an hour af tei wards the ship sailed, und 1 had therefore very little time to devote to the two policemen , whom I lound on the quarter deck when 1 got on board the Hermann. 1 saw them speaking to the captain, but 1 studiously avoided overhearing what transpired be tween tlnm. I went up to tin in when standing alone and asked them what they came on board for. They showed me a warrant, which I read and returned to them without any remark, except asking them if they had arretted the tiret officer, who Wiit the person de signated in the warrant, and they said they had done so. They then complained of his not surrendering himself, as he had promised t? go onshore with them on the return of the captain, if the captain consented. I then remarked to them that if the captain would not crtfeiit they could not fake the tirst officer. Short ly after this, seeing them standing on the deck, at a loss what to do, 1 again accosted them, and told them the ship would be off in a few minutes, when they said they did not know how to act. I then remarked to th? m that I thought it a very strange proceeding on the ] art < f tl?e magistrates to send thein on board just as the ship was going to sail, especially since I ur.d< rst<v d one of the magistrates had had an inter view with the captain on the proceeding day, and hud ?xj rts-'ed himself satisfied with what the cap tain Led said ; ar.d I moreover observed that In my opinion this was a question as to the discipline of tbe snip, over which 1 alone had any control. I treated these men courteously, aud ottered them some refresh ment, and also a passage asl.oie in the small steam er; r f the form* r 1 believe they partook, but the lat ter tfcty declined, and they went ashore in the row beat, without th* tint cfticcr, wl.eii the ship immedi ately saiii d. 11 e above is, as nearly as 1 cau recol lect, all that transpired on board. I canuot pledge myself as to the exact words used, but 1 do as to their siftatance, meaning aid intent, being to the above effect. Not having hau any official communication with the magistrates on this subject, aRd they not having in ui y maimer recognized ine as beinu either olilcial ly or personally concerned in the matter. I conceived n y petition to have been merely that of a bystander ai d spectator, and I pave the all'uir no further thought nrtil the fe ll' wng Saturday, the 13th No vemhf r. when it was brought to my attention by a very highly colored publication in the two Southamp ton weekly papers, which are published on that day. They arc a] j ended, ftr the si.ke <n-reference, to the ci.d ot this statement. 1 thus learned it was the in tention of the magistrates to represent the case to the government- ai d as I found there publications had very much distorted the facts and had ascribed tome expressions which I did not use, or if used were u^ed in a very different Rente to that conveyed, and had BECribtd to Captain Higgins acts of which 1 doubted the truth, I took the lirat occasion to see the chief magistrate, the Mayor, and to request him that before ai-y representation should be made to the govern ment 1 might be permitted to correct any errors tbeiein. Several days having elapsed without hear ing further en the subject, say about the 25th No vember, 1 renewed my request to the Mayor, wtien he informed me the Clerk to the Justices bad told him the re] rri-entation had not becu tent np, and he pro mise d that 1 should see it before it was sent By a letter, dated the 301h November, from the American Minister, I was for the lirst time informed that the paid representation had been sent to the gov ernment, and in such form as to call forth the (Atreme construction placed upon it by her Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Af fairs, us exhibited in bis letter to the American Min ister, dated the 20th November, and as to forcc npon me the necessity, in my own defence, of calling in questu n the conduct of the magistrates themselves, and of my asking, as a matter of right ami justice to myrelf, that the same be strictly investigated, Wttli the view of not only settling the question of Jtn is diction for future cases, but also in order that,' if it be shown that they, or any of them, have gone beyond their authority , or have abused that authority fer personal purposes, measures may be taken as will protect me in the discharge of my duties from being subjected to a repetition of like injustice. Jos. Rodney Ckof kkv, U. 8. Consul. Southampton , December 15, 1852. rcfntl FROM MR. CROSKY TO MR. IXGERSOU,. United 8tateh Consulate, i SorTH AitrTON, Dec. 22, 1S52. f To ms ExmuxcT Jopepu R. Inskrsoll, Ame rican MINISTER, LONDON. I Sir ? I have the honor to inform you that on the return of the Hermann, last Sunday, from New York, on her way to Bremen, I took occasion to read to Captain Hi^gins a copy of the correspondence in re h<tten to the unpleasant occurrence on board of his ve fel on her 'a*t voyage hence; and I am happy to infeim yon that he cornioorates the truth of the statement I have made, as regards my conversation with him and the counsel I gave him, to obey and not to fct at defiance the law of the la'id. He further informed me that Mr. Venns, the first officer, was soli itotis to have the unfounded charges n Hdeapniriht him by the party complaining of him thon ngbly sifted and in\estiga! . d by tlie magistrates, in eider to ex< nertte hinu elf from the odium at tempted to he fixed upon him by these at present un refuti d i barges. It is my intention, therefore, with yonr permission and apj r> val, to write to or to wait upon the migis tiate.1, with tie intimation of mich the desire of Mr. Venus, and with the request or suggestion that tliey appoint the first day after the return of the ship from Hr< men for the paid instigation, us being the only day when Mr. Venus can lie spared from the slii]i without detriment to her despatch; ;>nd I purpose, at tlie tame time, in the mot4 respectful manner, to pro tect ngainfct the light of the magistrates to a jui indie tii n in the premises. Having thus bad an opportunity of reviewing the cerrespondeuc e in this case, I fear I may not in a sufficiently explicit mni'm r have met the chief bur den ot the mutter so far as I am concerned personally, and which ontlsts in the allegation that I !.ai oiettid the conduct of Captain Higgina In setting defiance to British law. I, therefore, would be per mitted most emphatically to deny my hiving so done, and further to diFclaim, in what I did do or say, as set. foith in my li tters to jour tizceUeucy. in my let ter to the Major and the Justices, and iu <fiy state ment of the ca.-e, any the slightest wish or intention i to pet at nought the authority ol tho magistracy even I when I hnd reason to doubt npon the admission of the magistrate! themselves, their right of jurisdiction in the premise*. I have the honor to in;, &<\, Jon. Rodney Crosmy. Mil. IN'iF.RSOLI. TO MK. CROSRRY. Leo ation of tiik United SrATW*,) London, 2-th Dec., 1852. j WtH Yonr communications of Dccemlier 22d and I JTUi have Umi i?*wrl. No obj?ciMi nm whatever j occurred to mc as to the course propuwd layout letter W December 22d, relative to the investigation by ibe magistracy of the ease of Mr. Venus. It was not, however, an occasion on which I supposed instruc tions we're expected from me. and having learned from you the step yon Intended to take no further comment on my part seemed necessary. It seems to be proper in all respects. You forward to me a copy of the proceedings in regard to the mutinv on board the English mail steamer Melbourne. I have al ready txuressed to vou my reluctance to make an issce with the British government on the question of jurisdiction without express instructions to that effect. The department at Washington is in possession of your views, and, if it be deemed necessary, will In struct me on the subject. In the meantime, you will perceive the impossibility of my moving it in any sLape. A copy of your letter of 22d of December has been sent to the Foreign Office, accompanied with explicit observations of ray own as to your freedom firm the charges conveyed by the Karl of Malmcs bury in his despatch of Novemlier 29th. That is the true, and, at present, the only matter at issue. Your letter contains a protest against the jurisdiction of the Bri'lsb authorities. On that point I give no opinion, ard I certainly can take no action respect ing it in the absence of instructions from our govern ment. I am, sir, yotir obedient sen-ant, (Signed,) J. It. Ingebsoll. I ME. CK08KEY TO TIIE SOUTHAMPTON MAGISTRATES. United Btates Consulate,) Boithami'TOn, Dec. 29, 1852. J TO HIS WORSHIP TUE MAYOR, AND TO TI1EIR nONORS THE Jl STICKS OF THE BOBOUQS OP SOUTHAMPTON. Gbntlkmen? I received yesterday a letter from Captain Uigg ins, of the U. 8- mail steamer Hermann, dated Bremen, Dec. '2:1, in which he says " Mr. Venus, (his first officer,) would prefer, and I also, that the difficulty be investigated, so conscious are we that the investigation could only result in his favor, and in the discomfiture of the malicious attempt to make it appear that a breach of humanity hail been committed on board the Hermann, which 's a matter of pensonal individual interest to me, her commander. The qneition as to whether the magis trates have a ri?ht to interfere with the internal ! discipline of an American ship, when that discipline i is enforced under the sanction of American law, or wl ether cr not the commander of an American ship is justified in declining to sunmit to such inter fere! ce, is one which I suppose will be decided by those to whom our governments have coutided the settlement of such matters. With this I have nothing to do, fin ther than the interest 1 would naturally be 1 expected to feel Irom the fact that the point iu dis- i pute had arisen on board a vessel under my coin- j maud. But I do feel a sincere regard for the people ; of Southampton. I have met with nothing but kindness there: and I would not like to lose for 1 myf elf or my ship the good opinion which I have reason to believe those with whom we have come iu . contact have formed of us. The charge of in humanity, (no, not even harshness,) can, I am con- j fident, never be truthfully laid to me, nor to any of my officers. With these feelings I would like, if the I thing could be done without interfering with the public service, to let Mr. Venus go ashore on our ar- i malt and be there arrested; and if the Southampton ! magistrates have the same good feeling as I have, they could so arrange it that the trial could come off whilst the ship is receiving her coal, and mutters be settled before sailing day. By adopting this cau-e i much ill-feeling will be prevented, which ought never to exist between the people of two countries who i ought never to disagree. ' The foregoing remarks of Captain Higgins exhibit so much o' good and correct feelings, and views, that I feel bonnd, in submitting them to your honorable body, to second the proposition therein conveyed, , and to suggest that on the 13d and 4th of January next the Hermann will be iu the docks, and that if the 3d of January were appointed for the investiga tion, it would not iuterfere with the despatch of the ship. Nevertheless, it becomes my duty to reiterate my protest against your right of jurisdiction iu the premises, which I do in the most respectful manner. I have the honor to be, gentlemen, Your most obedient servant, Jos. Rodney Croskey. THE SOUTHAMPTON MAGISTRATES TO MR. CROSKBY. Guildhall, Southampton. Dec. 31, 1853. Sir ? The warrant against the chief officer of the steamship Hermann bong still in the hands of the pi lice, must, in the ordinary cause, be executed by them when the party complaiued against can be taken. Notice will theu be given to the complainant, (il he cun be found,) to appear and prefer any charge he nif.y l ave against the defendant, if he fail to do so the defendant will be discharged. 1 um, sir, your obedient servant, (Signed,) John F. Eldridge. Clerk to the Justices. J. R. Crof key Esq., U. S. Consul, &?. MB CROFKEY TO MR. INGEBSOLL. United States Consulate, ) Southampton, Jan. 11, 1853. j To Hie Excellency, Josbpu It. Inubrsoll, Amer ican ii 1ms ilk, London. Sir:? On the 2'Jth of December I had the honor to , receive yoi r Excellency's ietter of the 28th of that month, in reply to mine of the 22d and 27th, concern- \ tg the aOuir of the steamship Hermann; and having aiSQ received a very excellent letter from Captain Higgins about the same time, dated Bremen, Dec. i 2::u, when in he repeated the de-ire of Mr. Venus to i have an investigation into his conduct, 1 iminedi- j ately wrote to the Mayor and Magistrates, seconding this proposition. A copy of my letter, wherein 1 made a full cxtract from that of Captain Higgins to ' me, end of the Magistrates' reply, is herewith nub milted. And 1 uow have to report that on Tuesday, the 4th of January. I accompanied Mr. Venus to the i Guildhall, and he there surrendered to the warrunt ; issued against him. The French Vice Consul was j thin sent for, and upon its appearing that the com plainant was not forthcoming, or likely to be found, i tie case was dismissed. I have the honor to be, with sentiments of the highest regard, jour Excellency's most obedient ser I vani Jos. Rudnby Croskey. MU. INGKR80LL TO HR. CROSKEY. Leu ATi on of the United States, ) London, Jan. 18, 1853. f Sir ? T am directed by his Excellency, Mr. Ingersoll, to idoevMn the rec eipt of voir letter of the lltli in*t., in wbicn you acquaint Mr. Ingersoll with the circum.'-tdLctB of the surrender of Mr. Venus, the first mate of the steamship Hermann, to the warrant is sued by the magistrates of Southampton for his ap prehension on a charge of assault on one of the cre<v of that ves ci, and with the dismissal of the case on ac<* unt of the non appearance of the complainant. With reference to this cite and the complaint made against you in connection with it, his Excellency do riit.- m* to comniunicate to you the substance of a despatch, under date of the 31st of December, is; }2, in i eply to bis reference of the mutter to the Secretary of State ot Washington, to the effect that your expla nations are not regarded as sati -factory; that it did not appear why you should need sonic days to make a proper explanation and reply; and that Having bal tbe advantage of a personal interview with the Minis ter, an oral account of the matter could have lK.cn given to him on the spot which would have euabled him to form a safe opinion of the case. But that instead of doing this, you bad written the Minister several private letters, which did not contain anything definitive, and in the last bad requested him not to wait for the conclusion of your essays on the subject, but place what you bad already written before the Secretary of Slate? that the Department of State, in the aspect of the case at date, regarded it as far more leiioos than you Fcein to have considered it? and that it you had not already done so, you wore to Le diiected without delay to nirnish his Excellency, for ti e infoimation of the President, with a full ac count of tbe case, and of your connection with it? that if the facts were correctly stated, the conduct of the mate of the Hermann toward trie steward not ? r.Iv justified, but required the interference of tbe autnnrilirK- and that if, when tbe officers boarded the ship, sbe was within the local jurisdiction of England, all attempt to mist them was unlawful, ami would forma just matter of complaint on the part of the lirtifch government. 1 beg leave to add that copies of your letters, Ac., Bp to the 22d of December, were transmitted to the H rrtlary of State on the 31st of that month, and lLnt copies of all those of subsequent dates will be transmitted to Liin by the steamer of Saturday next. I am, sir, your obedient servant, Henry Cronchay. EXTRACT OK A MET TIB FROM MR. CIIOSKEY TO 11R. I 1KOKBSOLL. January 22 1863. to the affair of the Htrmauiv and her tir>t officer, 1 ha\e to express my sincere regret that at any istage "f the proceedings ruy conduct had not n it with the full approbation of the Honorable the Rf cretary of State ut * ; but I am con k.]< (1 by the reflection that he was unaware of my having miidc the < rnl explanation to your Excellen cy, upon the supposed oniimion of which his disap proval Kims chit lly to have been hawed ; that tlio < xplm ati* n iu writing was delayed Cor reasons of wl iih he will doubtlecs approve when the whole c<>ri e*l < ndctee is placed before him; and that tae alfuil appears to huvo terminated, so far as the ma nhtiates here feel au interest therein, as will be seen hytlic accompanying extract from the Hampshire lvdijxn 'ml of the 16th in.st., in a manner satisfa* t<iy to tfcem. and without eliciting, but, on tho contrary, disclaiming, any ccnaure or aomplalnt npairst my conduct. The oucstlon of jnil-diction In this case seems clearly to lie given against me by both govern in* ntf. I w as cliieHy induced to make an issue upon this point by the magistrates themselves having, on a pri vines occasion, expressed a doubt of their right to adjudicate. Its settlement is a matter for congra tulation, as is the settlement of evary disputed or doubtful point; bnt settled ss this point has been, it t-trikes ine that much difficulty may at times arise, which tan only be avoided by means of a consular convention btl*t?n U>? two nations, giving, in eases of iikn chancier to tbts, a joint and concurrent ja i risdietion to tbe local magistracy and to the eon mt of tbe nation to which the vessel belqngs. J I bi ill entertain the hope that the department al Washington will deem it proper, as a matter of jus^ tice to me, to ask an Investigation into the oonduct of the magistrate who was tbe cauae of thia serious misunderstanding, und who, I believe, was induced] by jierfonal hostility, to an abuse of power, a viola tion of the first principles of justice, and a total djaj regard of that deference towards me which, aafl public officer of tlie United States, I had a right td expect, and which was his duty, as on* of hat Majesty's offl< ers, to huve shown to me. J I have tbe honor to be, Ac., Jos. Rodnby Cros|^^| TUB RECENT ALLEGED OUTRAGE ON BOARD THE STEAMER UERBANN. [From tbe H?aipt.hlre Iiid?penHf?t, Jan. 10] IH A special meeting oi' magistrates was held at thS Guildhall on Tuesday, to take into cous'der&tion^H letter from Lord Palmerston relative to a eomplainS made some time since by the magistrates to the SeiH retary of State, that Cuptain lliggins, the master ot the Hermann, had refused to allow the execution of | a warrant issued by the bench for the apprehension of Mr. Venus, tbe chief officer, on a charge of griev- ' ously as faulting a Frenckman on board the vessel, tbe ship at that time lying in the river about to sail, and that his conduct baa been abetted by Mr. Cros key, the United States cons il at thia port. Corres pondence of a voluminous nature ensued upon the subject betw< en the government officers, Mr. Inger scll.the United States Minister, Mr. proskev, and the magistrate*; and the day after the return of the vessel to Southampton Mr. \ enas attended before the bench, and expressed his desire to have the charge fully investigated; but as the complainant had left* the country, and was not preeeut, the cliarge 'of course dropped. On the present occasion the chair was taken by the late Mayor, It. Andrews, Esq., sup ported bv Messrs. Fall, Lobb, Breton, Witt, Bernard, Brooks, Le Feuvre, Bnrrett, and Ward; and letters were read Iroin Lord Palraerston, Mr. Ingereoll, and Mr. Croskey.thc latter gentleman disputing the juris diction ot the magistrates, and denying thai he had any intention of sotting the authority of the magis trates at defiance, but on the contrary had counselled tbe captain to conform to the laws ot the land. 1-ord Palmerston's letter desired to know what had taken placo since the hist communication on the subje-it, and expressed a decided opinion that Mr. Croakey , was wrong in di-puting the jurisdiction of the magfc?\ tiates, as it was clear and universally admitted that a mirchant vessel of fine country within the watcrH ol another was as fully liable to the laws of that j country as if the shin was hi^li and dry on heM shores. The letter of Mr. Ingersoll ur^ed tne accep tance rf Mr. Croski y's denial and ? xplanation. Mr. Lobb considered that the great object of the mag\ trates had been satisfied 1-y their jurisdiction being established, and thought they had better consid<* there w as some misapprehension on the part of Mf. Croskey, ai d settle the matter at once by receiving his explanation. Mr. Bernard said the complaint 4 the magistrates was against tbe captain of tne ship, and not against Mr. Croskey, and suggested that, in reply to Lord Palmerston's letter, they should state the circumstances connected with Mr. Venus' ap pearing before the bench on tbe previous week. Thu suggestion was unanimously adopted, and the meet ing adjourned. Addiess of Klicu n^uuns to Mr. IS. Oeorgo ' iqnler. Among the public papers we have received we find a very flattering address from the citizens of i the city of Leon, (Nicaragua,) to Mr. George Squier. ' We give the follow ing translation of it : ? y . Leon, March 27, 1853. Welcome, Mr. E. George Squier, our good friend, and the veiy generous and ardent friend of Nicara- < gua ; zealous and indefatigable defender of the rights of this countiy, of your friends, who owe to you thanks in proportion as your virtuous efforts in " behalf of the most vital interests of Central America, and especially of Nicaragua, have been great and disinten sted. Your happy arrival causes us the most lively plea sure, and we desire that you may be happy and con tent among us. In your person wc propose also to present to the government and people of the United States a de monstration like this, of sincere appreciation and friendship. As you are entitled t? the sympathies and acknow ledgment of all Nuaracuans, we, in the name of tbem all, and especially in the name of those of thia city, who love you so ini ch, have the honor to pre sent to you this pledge of our all'ectious. Be pleased ^ to accept it fiom \our friends and servants. [litre follow the names of some 130 citizens.] , Corone k' InqariU. % I TWO MORE DEATHS, CAUSED BV THE LATE STORM, IK FORTY-THIRD STRICT. j Coroner Gamble yesterday held inquests on thor 4 bodies of Charles Flynn. aged 2!t years, and Jolia^ Creig, aged -IS u an, natives of Ireland! The former^ died at bih residence in Forty-fourth street, and the ^ Litter at the New York Hospital, in consequence 5f 1 inji ries received by t!ie lulling of bui dinga in Portyv tLiid street. caused ly the t-torra of wind on Friday la t. The jury rtadeied a verdict qf " Death caused bv the falling of buildings in Forty-third street on iriday la>t." K iLI.T.D BY A VALL FROM A BPILDIN0. On Saturday afternoon a boy, uaraed Jarvia Sin clair, aped neven years, fell from the top ot a si* Pttry building, in the Sixth avenue, to the lower iloor, breaking Lis arxn and thiuh, also causing a fatal b' dily ii jury. The poor child was picked up insen sible, and conveyed to the ie*idence of his parents, No. &7 Sixth aveni:e. where he died in two hours after. '1 he Coroner held an inquest, and a verdict was rcnderi d of accidental death by falling from a six Ftcry buildmg. ACCIDENTAL DROWNING ? DANGEROUS SPORT. On Saturday afternoon a boy, eleven years of a named Edwnrd Kittle, whose parents reside at No. ?102 Sixth avenue, came to his death by drowning in the North river, foot of Twenty first street, under the following circumstances: ? It i-eems that the deceased,' with other hoys, were l athing, and was practising the art of diving, from ofl'the dock, and at the last dive his companions thought be remained a long time under water, and began to search for him, and found that be bad thruBt his head into the mud, som? fifteen feet under water, where he remained stock, unable to ex ricate himself until pulled up by his friends, and was then found to be doad. The Corone? 1 eld an inquei-t on the body, and a verdict was rendered of death by drowning. Hail Storm at Northumberland ? Destruc tion ok Crops. ? Noktui mbkhland, Pa., July 1 ? A. most terrific hail storm passed over this place, from the w e fat , about three o'clock this afternoon, extend ing some five milen in width. Nearly every farmer has lost almost bN entire harvest. Fruits of all kinds have Mifkred much. Several thousand panes of win dow jjlass have been broken in this place. In some buildings as many a? two hundred lights are brokgh. Some of the ha*b. tones measured 7| inches in circum-'" lerence. 1 here is no estimating the extent of the damage. M. A. ltapps' loss will exceed $1,000. Foreign Cower l.? J. J. L. Herlicb boa been re cognized by the President as Consul of Sweden and Norway for the port of San Francisco. $ Weekly Report, of DraMu, In the city and count) of Kew Yurk, from the 20 tb da> of June to the 2d 'lay of July. 1K63. Men, 76; women, 67, buys, 139; girls, 133 ? Total, 405. nSBAMH. Ab?c?M 1 Ilroping eongh 1 Ab.cf-?of the brain.... 1 fuiuition 1 Apoplexy 10 Inflammation of bladder. 1 AtopfctA 2 li'llninmktion if brain. . ^12 Atiy.ii a 1'eetorU 1 Inflammation of bo ?els. . S Ilurrrd or ncslusd 2 Intlaiuras'inn of kid'ieys. 1 Hr<rchitis 6 lull , munition of lungs. ..IV <'anc*r of wtnib 2 lnlUmuation of xtoimch. It Caxnaltie* 4 IiitUin iiittion of ".o-nb. . . L Cholera Infantum 46 ItiHammition of llrer.. .. 2 Cboltra moibaa 2 J<tl?nimni?n of reotum. . 1 OoMUBlttDB 04 ln?.iiii|>v)rance I Convulsions 3' l,ue* venerea 1 Crotip 7 Mi ?formation 2 Congestion of brain C Murtmim,. IS Congestion oflung!< 3 Una:, lei R C>ai>0fla 2 Mnrtifleatinn of the lunfa L Cnlcuins bilisrg 1 M*' practice . I Debility 9 OM age ....... . . I Delirium Tien. en* 3 P?l<y "i LUrihfia 23 Premature birth ft rroprijr ,, , . 8 rarturl'ton difficult 2 Ilropsy in the bead .28 Kuptnre ^ !>>op-y in the client 1 Sof'ening of the brain, . . >4 I'rowr.ed 8 Scrofula 4 I >3 sentery 14 Hmaltnox ? Ki largenu nt of heart.,.. 2 Spinal dUeaie t Fever 2 ftpruo 1 Fi-ier in'ornnlt'ent. 1 ?u>clde by hacking I Kntr puerperal. ....... , 2 Sobirus of colon 1 Fever remittent 1 Sunstroke ft Feeer scarlet 4 inching 4 Fever typhoid 1 1 Fever ty phut 0 Uie rat'in of intaetrae*. . I l'e\er litctic 1 U1 ier*lloa of throat 1 Fever nervous 1 Unknown 3 Heart, dbease of 1 Wi*y Lirsr I AGS. Under 1 year l'O 40 to M years 23 1 to 2 year* > 'i 50 to H0 years IS 2 to ft yearn 3!1 BO to TO years ft 6 to 10 years. 10 70 to SO years B 10 to 20 year* 11 80 to 00 years 2 20 to 80 years ?3 Unknown, 1 80 to 40 years 1)8 ri.ici-r> or fii ivitj. T'nited Ftat?? 2fc8 fti-nnark lj Ireland I'ru^ia,, 1 Knglund 8 Ilr. [?os't'na in N. Am'ca. II ?e?7laad 4 lam imta #4 l Wale- 1 Poland lj Orn'any 22 Unknown. Ftanc* 3 V kom? lloepital, BetlovM, 11. Penitentiary, RlaekwaiV* Island, 2; Hmalt I'nx, Itlark<cel1> I land 1; Uin*?io A?y ium. Hlark well's Island 2, Uity Hospital, 8; (llv Prl*on, 1; Almflioui-e, Bldok well's Island, i; Cokjrsd Ilonte, 2; eokirail i crcftiM 8. Interments returned from Ward's I?'and, 9. TIIOMA? K. DOWNING, otfy inspMivr. Ch; ln?pe?t?r'? Ofltas, Jolj t, lUtt.