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From Havana

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Parent Issue
Day
5
Month
April
Year
1861
Copyright
Public Domain
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Montgomery, April 2. Mr. Ward further Btates that by an arrival at Key West 2Gth uit., it was reported that tho Spanish flag had been hoistod at San Domingo by the Spanish and Fronch. The Spanish President had previously written to Havana stating that i f Spanish forcea wero not sent thitlier mmediatdy, the Spaniards would hoist the Spanish flag, whereupon five Spanish warvessels and 1,000 men eailod frorn Havana and tcok formal possession of San Domingo, aiddd by a Krcnch corvette. Gen. Mirainon, it is reported, was at Havana endeavoring to raise a forcé lor tho purpose o! invading Mexico, and it was said that the Spanish and Flench sympathied with tho movoment. Tt was believed at Havana en the 25th that these governments would, by squadrons, aid in the landing of such an expedition. It was also affirraed at Havana that the English, Frenéb and Spanish fleets had sailed for Vera Cruz, tho object of which was not kuown publicly. - - - ■+■+ - i i ■

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