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A Large Fleet Of Blockade Runners

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private letters have been reoeived from Eugland announcing that there are now at sea forty.vessels that have been fitted out and loaded in British norts with a view to break the blockado of the Southern American ports. Among thcra are enumerated the stearaers Justitia, Juno, Firth, Wave, Queen, Calypso, Royal Bride, Albino, Druro, Denbigh, Flora, all said to belong to Mr. Lindsay. Also the Bevin Pet, Georgiana, Neptune, Prinoe Albert, Shelldrake, Lapsie, Janie Childs, lately oalled the Julia Ushor. - The last includea the following sailing vesseb aleared from Liverpool beforc the 28th of November: Poep O'Day, Mary Francés, Clarence, Monmouth, Digbj', Intoinsie, Queen of the Usk, Severn. Thcso yessels are laden with arms, ammunition, clothmg, sboes, medicine, &c. It is also stated that a lárge araount of Confedérate bouds, secured by pledge of cotton at seven cents per pound, has been sold in Englatid at the rate of five ahillings to the pound sterling, and that by these sales seven hundred and fifty thousaad pounds sterling have been realized by the agents of the Confedérate government.


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Michigan Argus