Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Watterson” in chapter 1.6 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...in ninety days of its total collapse, will show that in the individual judgment of all of them the wisdom of the situation said Accept.
Why surely he means the $400,000,000. Had Mr. Watterson forgotten this?
Does not this language show that he meant to charge the Confederate authorities with having refused this offer, and that posterity would say the offer ought to have been accepted?
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