Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 47 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...he Mexican people. At the time of his writing this book, the Mexican Government was discussing the project of issuing letters of marque to vessels, authorizing them to prey upon the commerce of the United States . Lieutenant Semmes took the ground that all such cruisers should be treated as pirates, since they had no ports into which they could take captured vessels, but must destroy them on the high seas. ...
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United States (United States) 100,886 694 0 0 0 user votes
United States (New Mexico, United States) 6 0 0 0 0 user votes

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