Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Pearce” in chapter 34 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.:

... by Mr. Ten Eyck, of N. J., who had opposed it two days before, in Committee, but who now urged its passage on the assumption that slaves had been engaged on the Rebel side in the battle of Bull Run. Mr. Pearce , of Md., earnestly opposed it, saying: It will inflame suspicions which have had much to do with producing our present evils; will disturb those who are now calm and quiet; inflame those who are...
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