Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Secretary Welles” in chapter 52 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

... rebuke from headquarters, must have had immense influence. All men seemed afraid of Butler's political power: it was even potential with the President and Secretary of War, although, in justice to Mr. Secretary Welles , we must say, it had much less weight with him. It was towards the last of November when General Butler unfolded his plan of a powder-boat, and it took some days to make all the necessary prepara...
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