7 APRIL 1866, Page 2

The French papers affirm that under a Convention concluded between

France and Mexico, the French troops are to be with- drawn in three detachments, the last of which will leave in November, 1867. New financial arrangements are to be made, the details of which are not given, and it is believed that the French troops will be replaced by Austrians, despatched, however, as Mexican recruits, and not as soldiers of the Austrian Empire.