Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 23 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
This difference has been conspicuous since the very commencement of the war. As early as the first May, 1861, the British Minister in Washington was informed by the Secretary of State of the United States that he had sent agents to England, and that others would go to France, to purchase arms, and this fact was communicated to the British Foreign Office, which interposed no objection.
Yet, in Octobe...
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