PORTLAND, March 11.
The North American, from Liverpool 27th ult. and Londonderry 28th, arrived here this morning.
GREAT BRITAIN. – The papers relative to the blockade of the Southern ports has been submitted to the British Parliament.
Earl Russell in a letter to Lord Lyons, dated 15th ult., says that the fact of ships having successfully run the blockade does not prevent the blockade from being effective, and he argues that the neutral states ought to exercise great caution in regard to the de facto blockade, and ought not to disregard it unless the power of the blockade should be abused.
– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday Morning, March 12, 1862, p. 1