New York Times, "Interesting from Washington," April 12, 1859

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"Interesting from Washington," New York Times, April 12, 1859, p. 4.
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New York Times
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Interesting from Washington
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4
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Zak Rosenberg
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The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

Interesting from Washington.

OUR TRANSIT RIGHTS TO BE ENFORCED AGAINST NICARAGUA-MEXICAN AFFAIRS ETC.

WASHINGTON, Monday, April 11.

It is understood that the Cabinet have unanimously agreed on strong measures for the solution of the Nicaragua entanglement, and that the Paraguay squadron will be employed to force the reinstatement of our transit rights with the same vigor with which our claims on the Parana have been settled. The American mails and passengers will, if necessary, be protected from sea to sea, and until complete guarantees can be obtained from Nicaragua, the Administration being determined to keep the route open.

The Post-Office Department, in recently inviting proposals for carrying the malls from New-York and New-Orleans for California, left the selection of the route to the contractors, and in view of the above name assurances of protection, one party has already engaged to reestablish the through line, to San Francisco within three months.

The Juarez Government having been recognized at Vera Crus, SeƱor MAYA, its Minister to the United States, is said to be on his way from the South to Washington.

Lord NAPIER will probably leave for New-York tomorrow, and thence proceed to Annapolis to embark on the Curacoa

It is understood that Lord LYONS has rented the house formerly occupied by his immediate predecessor.

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