Further accounts have been received from Madrid of the 5th
instant. The manifesto of the Spanish Government in reply to the allocation of the Pope has been published. The point at issue is, that the Pope claims to make ecclesiastical appointments, without recognizing the Queen. The reply of the Government vindicates the ancient inde- pendence of Spain in ecclesiastical polity ; but it is not temperately worded.
The regiment of Cordova had arrived at Mahon. The garrison of the Balearic Islands has thus been raised to 4,000 men, This concen- tration of forces was attributed to the frequent appearance of English and French men-of-war in that quarter. The Ganges British ship-of- the-line was still at Mahon.