Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Wilson” in chapter 1 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10.:
He avowed his willingness to vote an allowance of money to each regiment to defray postage expenses, but he believed the authority to frank soldiers' letters would lead to great abuses.
Mr. Wilson opposed the amendment.
He had franked thousands of soldiers' letters, and had done so freely.
Mr. Collamer, of Vermont, did not think it would add to the expenses of the Post-Office Department, a...
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