leans there is "an end to the blockade of that city."
Only one thing was wanting, in his opinion, and that was that "cotton should come down" to New Orleans.
Should the rebels destroy the stock, he adds, "it is hard to see what is gained by the capture."
The London Post and Herald--the organs of the Cabinet and extreme aristocrats — were inclined to underrate the value of the achievement, so far as commercial benefits to Europe were to be expected from it.
The impression in Manchester, at the latest moment, was to the effect that the fall of New Orleans would bring forward more cotton.
The Opinion Nationals of Paris--Prince Napoleon's organ — says that M Mercier's visit visit to Richmond had reference merely to a French tobacco stock.
The affair was still, however, the cause of much political speculation in Paris.
Count de Persigny had, it was said, been suddenly ordered from Paris to London, his mission having reference to the cargo of cotton and naval store