Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Secretary Welles” in chapter 39 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...y the British, during the wars with Napoleon, was a mere bagatelle. Day by day the blockade of the Southern sea-coast became more stringent, and as Congress was made to feel the urgent appeals of Mr. Secretary Welles for an increase of the Navy, and became aware that the resources of the enemy diminished in proportion as those of the Navy increased, and realized that, without an adequate force of war-vessels, the...
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