Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 59 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...Bahia Mr. Secretary Seward did all in his power to make amends for the mistake which had been committed, denouncing it as an unauthorized, unlawful and indefensible exercise of the naval force of the United States within a foreign country, in defiance of its established and duly recognized Government.
The fact of Mr. Seward's disapproval was quite enough to make Mr. Secretary Welles give his sympathy to Com...
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