Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Wm. C. Rives” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 8, 1861., [Electronic resource]:

...onservative majority of Northern men in Congress is to increase their disposition to arrange some compromise that shall strengthen the Border States in resisting the tide of secession in the South. Wm. C. Rives , in conversation to-day, cautioned gentlemen not to mistake the postponement for the abandonment of secession in Virginia. He said, "We will secede if our difficulties are not composed upon an equi...
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