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England and the South. [The announcement by Lord John Russell] that England will not recognize the Southern Confederacy until it has established its own independence to her satisfaction, puts a quietus to any expectations of aid and encouragement from that quarter. We have never known but one man in the Southern Confederacy who, at the beginning of this contest, doubled that England would have to succumb to King Cotton, and that was John B. Floyd. We recollect well Mr. Floyd's letter on the subject, which was transferred at the time to the Richmond Dispatch, and not one opinion of which, so far as England was concerned, did the public endorse. It turns out, however, that Mr. Floyd, with his accustomed sagacity, was right, and the rest of us all wrong. Whilst we have repeatedly warned the community against manifesting any dependence on foreign support, we have never entertained the shadow of a doubt that their interests would ultimately compel both England and France to break