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Commons, Lord John Russell stated that a naval force would be sent to the American coast to protect British vessels, in view of the fact that letters of marque and reprisal were being issued by the Southern Confederacy. He denounced the blockade, by the American Government, of Southern ports. The law officers of the Crown were investigating the legal bearing of the matter, in order to guide the Government in its instructions to the British Minister. The news from America is attracting considerable attention throughout England. Insurance on British vessels from the South had advanced; also on American vessels from India and China. The London money market was depressed by the American news. Commercial. Liverpool, May 4.--Cotton advanced Ȃ a ¼d. Breadstuffs and Provisions closed steady. Consols closed at 91¼ a 91Ȃ. The latest report says Breadstuffs and Provisions closed unsettled. Flour steady and firm at 27s. 6d. a 30s. 6d. Wheat firm. Corn dul