Wednesday, September 15, 2010

From Mexico

NEW YORK, May 7. – Vera Cruz dates of the 24th Ult. state that the French had opened hostilities and taken possession Orizaba.

Cordova has declared for Almonte.

The British Minister is said to be holding a private interview with Doblado at Pueblo.

The Mexicans have received reinforcements of 9,000 men and Gen. Zearajosa would dispute the march of the French.

The Spanish troops on the Island of St. Domingo and attacked Haytien, and some batteries and troops have been sent there. The Spanish claim title to certain lands with the Haytiens will not yield.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, May 10, 1862, p. 3

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