JANUARY 31ST, 1862: A British memorandum reaching the Confederacy, regarding the effectiveness of the Union blockade and sinking of the "Stone Fleet" in Charleston harbor, presented the views of various European nations: "About ten days ago the English foreign office submitted the two following questions to the maritime powers of Europe:
"First. Is the sinking of the stone fleet ... an outrage on civilization? second. Is the blockade effective ... Is it now binding?"
Their Answers Next. --Old B-Runner