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and tobacco; our export abroad of which, besides the consumption within the Union, was in 1860 worth $210,000,000! We have no doubt that when the census statistics of 1860 transpire, if not garbled by the Yankee Government, they will show a considerable increase of the Southern production in all these articles of food and of income. Yet, this is the country which the Yankees, in their ignorance and stupidity, expect to starve into contrition and submission! When England blockades New castle, for the purpose of cutting off its supplies of coal; when Australia sends to Europe for gold; and when Connecticut begins to import tin cups, wooden clocks, hams and nutmegs, then the North may expect to hear a general wail rising up from all the South for bread! The cereal crops of 1861 are the most enormous ever known in the South. It would be no exaggeration to say that they are sufficient, alone, to supply the South with food for two or three years. It is thus that Providence co