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ontest between Great Britain and the United States, France will studiously stand aloof, preserving a strict impartiality. But it is also stated that the Emperor has already urged the British Government to break the blockade of the Southern ports, and that if a declaration of war by Queen Victoria is followed by another royal proclamation, recognizing the independence of the Confederate States, Louis Napoleon will follow suit. It must be remembered that France (after the arguments of General Cass, when he was the United States Minister at Paris,) has sided with our Government, and opposed that of England on the right of search question. She consequently regards the act of Captain Wilkes as unwarranted by international law, but does not, of course, officially express her opinion. France, like England, is too ready to regard the present war for the Union as a commercial struggle between the tariff men of the North and the Southern free traders; and now, the sufferings at Lyons