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The British Government and cotton. The New York Express says: " The cotton question — the great question of this war — must be looked at by our people dispassionately, as it will be regarded by the British people as one solely of interest. Manchester must have cotton, and we must let her have it, and the cotton States, in order to live, will have to sell cotton. Cotton is king, as yet, but subject, as well as king — like most kings -- to popular necessities; even in the cotton States, because cotton is the life and soul of negro slavery. Great Britain now for twenty years has been making efforts to supply herself with cotton from the East indies, as well as from Egypt and Brazil, and efforts are now renewed on a gigantic scale; but in all probability they will fail for at least ten years yet, because, 1st, the cotton of the East is not good staple like our cotton; and 2d, the system of labor is not reliable like ours in the South, and is not well directed, as it is in th<
but denied by, Lord Lyons. But, if any of our readers are still inclined to question the correctness of these assumptions, we may with perfect propriety invite their attention to the extracts we make from the loading London, Liverpool and Manchester journals, just to hand by the Arabia. If there be any sentiments of sympathy with the North in these journals, we are unable to see them. The Cotton Lords of Manchester, the Money Kings of London, the shipping merchants and shop-keepers of LiManchester, the Money Kings of London, the shipping merchants and shop-keepers of Liverpool, all sing but one song,--and that is, "Separation it must be, Mr. Lincoln," --but "under no circumstances civil war." One of them, (the Liverpool Times,) even goes so far as to characterize the President's declaration of a more vigorous policy towards the seceding States, as absolutely "diabolical," while another alludes to it in terms which would. seem to indicate that the writer had been studying the recent style of the Charleston Mercury or the Richmond Examiner.--N. Y. Express, May