Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 146, page 429 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...-confederacy, issued his proclamation, proposing to issue letters of marque and reprisal.
In other words, he proposed to open an office and say, we will give out licenses to rob the citizens of the United States of all their property wherever it can be picked up upon the high seas.
This he proposed to do, not only in violation of the Constitution of the Confederate States, but in violation of the law of na...
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