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nce is that the British and French consuls at Matamoras had presented to the Captain of the United States frigate Portsmouth a formal protest against the blockade of the Rio Grande, and that on the 6th the British consul dispatched a schooner to Tampico, with orders for a British war vessel to hasten to the Rio Grande and prevent, even to the extent of hostilities, the blockade of the river by the Portsmouth. The consul's orders were that the British vessel should engage the Portsmouth immediately upon her arrival. The French consul had also sent a request to Tampico for the forwarding of a French war ship. The Picayune adds: A large number of vessels arrived from Europe are in durance under the guns of the Portsmouth. The captain of the latter will not allow these vessels to discharge their cargoes, unless it is guaranteed that the goods will be delivered in Matamoras, and not at Brownsville. Now, this condition, even if legal, is impossible, as the steamboats plying on th