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ves, why should it forbid the transmission of the produce which slavery gives to mankind? No principle is involved in the contest, and no Englishmen, they think, may, with a safe conscience, take which side they like. Their interests bid them to assist the South in getting their cargoes across the Atlantic, and, as we keep up a large navy, it will be better employed in raising the blockade of Charleston and New Orleans than in cruising between Mediterranean ports or lying at anchor at Spithead. To break the blockade of the Confederate ports is therefore likely to be the counsel of the extreme party among the manufacturers. That such a step would be taken by our Government they will, perhaps, hardly venture to hope, but they may think that a loud outcry, producing a chance of a collision between the two countries, may dispose the people of the Northern States to come to terms, and put an end to the war. Thus the two communities which live by cotton — the growers in the