1 OCTOBER 1853, Page 8

It is stated that Sir James Graham would not remain

in Ireland, as was reported yesterday, but hasten on to London ; in consequence of -the critical state of our foreign relations. The fleet had not sailed from Queenstown on Thursday ; but on the afternoon of that day the ships had their steam up, and were momently expected to start.

Mr. Gladstone, whom the Town-Council of,Edinburgh proposed topio sent with a burgess-ticket of freedom, hail: written to inform the Lord Provost that he cannot at present visit Edinburgh, -as he is obliged to re- turn to London to devote the'ensuing week tb public business.

The Peace Conference at Edinburgh is definitively fixed for the 12th and 13th instant.