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tedness of Lord John Russell and the present Government it was entirely owing. Had they done as mere common sense would have suggested, the present danger would not only have been averted, but cotton would have been supplied without let or hindrance, and we might have remained on good terms with both belligerents. "Fortunately, it is not too late to put one question to the Government, and to take steps for the protection of whatever cotton may be at this moment in transitu by the Upper Mississippi and the lakes. There is reason to believe that hereafter American armed vessels on the Ohio river will intercept all further shipments by that route; but it is highly probable that large quantities of cotton have been accumulated in the southern district of Illinois, and are waiting the slow and irregular movements of the now crowded railways — Presuming that such cotton may reach Chicago, the question we desire to put is, whether any protection is to be afforded by armed British vess