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Later And Important From Mexico

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We lcarn from Washington, thnt accounte have been reccived by our govtrnment, of a ínter date ihan any which yet have appearea: and the intelligence s of the most important characler, astothe negotiation of our relations with Mexico. By the news it appears that the government of Paredes has refused to acknowledge or receive Mr. Slidell, our Minister to Mexico. On thia refusal being known, Mr. Slidell nsked for his patports. This was refused. He then insisted on being allowed au e6cort to Vera Cruz, whieh, il appears, was granted. ín a Bhort time, it may be expected that the United States, hoving failed cntirely in its mission to Mexico, will have to resort to some other nlternative. It is also Btated, but on less competent au thority, that the Mexican Government havo organized an army of considerable forcé, to proceed to he Rio Grande. The rumore, hitherto, relative to a counter revolution, by Arista, are now contradicted altogether. ft séems doubtful, however, whether this new expedilion upon Texus is merely a pnper expcdition, or not.In the menn time, our governmem haa not been idle. We understand from Washington, that there ia now nssembled in the Gulf of Mexico, or will be in a short time, one of the largest fleels ever sent out by the United States, npon any occasion. It will consist of three frigates and two Btcamerp, and other smaller vessel?, wliich will inimber in oll L75 guns, with a forcé of 2,500 men. Tlie army is ordered to march to the month of the Rio Grande, and if the ncw8 s correct, it will be marched under able preparations, so as to brin Mexico to terms in a Bhort time. The belief is, that British intrigue now prevaild at Mexico, and is at the bottom of all