Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: March 7, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...ut, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.
Subsequently, during the continuance of the Conference, at different periods, appeared likewise Commissioners from Tennessee, Massachusetts , Missouri, New York, Maine, Iowa and Kansas; so that, before the close, twenty-one States were represented by Commissioners appointed either by the Legislatures or Governors of the respective States....
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