Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain Wilkes” in chapter 4.16 of Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2.:

... on board. I was anxious that Mr. Slidell and Mr. Mason should not leave any of their luggage behind. Mrs. Slidell having asked me who commanded the San Jacinto, I replied, Your old acquaintance, Captain Wilkes ; whereupon she expressed surprise that he should do the very thing the Confederates were hoping for-something to arouse England; and she also spoke of our having run down a French brig, a short tim...

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