Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 1.65, section c.1.65.82 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...ecially as regarded their navy.
French commercial interests, I well knew; made the mercantile world lean toward the South, and in fact, it is difficult for me even now to comprehend how England and France could, from the first, submit to a mere paper blockade, in direct opposition to some of their most important commercial and manufacturing interests, when they might have set it aside by a mere stroke...
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