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A British cotton route through Mexicorecommended.[from the London post, (Government organ,)June 28.] On the 21st of last month an act was passed by the Congress of the Southern States at Montgomery, prohibiting, under heavy penalties, the expor
ion to which we refer is in the following words: "Nothing in this act shall be so construed as to prohibit exportation to Mexico through its conterminous frontier."
Now, as the Northern States are at peace with Mexico, they cannot of course interMexico, they cannot of course interfere with any exports that may be shipped from that country.
Still less can they blockade any Mexican port.
The question of the practicability of establishing a transit for cotton across the Mexican frontier is, therefore, one of very great importa this subject, and to introduce an entirely new maritime code.
Whether or not the contemplated cotton traffic through Mexico is likely to succeed, we are not prepared to say. Tampico, we believe, is the nearest port to the American frontier, and