Statistics for occurrence #1 of “West Indies” in chapter 1 of Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I.:

...re almost exclusively an agricultural people, and their products, save only Tobacco and Indigo, were not wanted by the Old World, and found but a very restricted and inconsiderable market even in the West Indies , whose trade was closely monopolized by the nations to which they respectively belonged. Indian Corn and Potatoes, the two principal edibles for which the poor of the Old World are largely indebted...

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