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was ordered home and deprived of his command. Old "Rough and Ready," then plain Col Taylor, with limited means and resources, conquered gloriously where Scott had failed, and taught the Indians of Florida to respect American valor. It is, therefore, a sheer falsification of history to pretend that Gen. Scott has never known defeat. He was successful in the late war at Fort George, Fort Erie, the descent upon York, and the capture of Fort Matilda; he was badly beaten and made prisoner at Queenstown; totally unsuccessful in managing the Florida war, and again fortunate in Mexico; showing that his military life, like that of many other Generals, has been one of alternate triumphs and reverses. The Mexican victories, which gave him his chief eclat, were due more to Gen. Taylor's triumphant campaign on the Rio Grande, and to Gen. Lee's engineering skill on the Vera Cruz line, than to his own talents. Old Zack broke the spirit of the Mexicans at Palo Alto, Resaca, Monterey, and finally
American Affairs in Europe. Condemnation of the American Blockade-- France and England Likely to Interfere — Manchester and the Supply of Cotton — Opposition to the Negotiation of the American Loan — The Confederate Commissioners, &c. The Persia, at New York, sailed from Liverpool before the news of the battle near Manassas arrived out. She, however, passed the Canada, with the news on board, near Queenstown, so that the next arrival will report its effect in Europe. England and the blockade — a serious Threat.[from the London Shipping Gazette, Aug. 1] The blockade of the Southern States and the manner which it is effected by the Federal squadron are circumstances which have begun to attract considerable attention in this country, and can hardly fail to lead to some decided course of action on the part of the Governments of England and France, and possibly of Spain. The principle that a blockade to be a blockade must be effective has been fully recognized by the Ame