Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Governor Pettus” in chapter 1 of Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2:

...ought 75,000 stand would be sufficient. Again Mr. Davis was very emphatic, saying, The limit of our purchases should be our power to pay. We shall need all and many more than we can get, I fear. Governor Pettus , once or more during the conference, remarked, General, you overrate the risk. There were hundreds coming to and fro during the week of our stay, and on nearly every occasion a warning was given...
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