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The cotton trade to Nassau.

The following is a statement of the receipts of cotton at Nassau by steamers from Charleston, Wilmington, Savannah, and other Confederate ports, from January 1st to June 24th, 1863:

Total by steamers from Charleston, Wilmington and Savannah28,704
received by sailing vessels from Atlantic ports.667
received from Matamoras2,764
Grand Total32,075

the following is a statement of the exports of cotton from January 1st to June 24th, 1863:

Exported to European ports23,817 bales.
Exported to ports in the United States.2,695 bales
Total exports26,412 bales.
on hand5,663 bales.

it will be seen from the statement of receipts of cotton in Nassau that 2,704 bales came from Matamoras, in Mexico. This cotton is all transhipped to New York by the firms who are engaged in the Matamoras trade. Since Jan. 1st, 2,381 bales of this Matamoras cotton has been shipped to the North, and 313 bales, a late arrival, remain on hand. By subtracting the exports of Matamoras cotton from the general cotton exports, we shall arrive at the following:

Exported to European ports23,817 bales.
Exported to ports in U. States.204 bales.

It is presumed that none of the cotton sent to Bermuda finds its way to the United States, unless it is transhipped from England, which is not likely now, as it commands a better price in Liverpool than in New York.

The only steamers laden with cotton captured by the Yankees this year were the Duoro and Cherokee. The sailing vessels captured have been much more numerous.

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