Statistics for occurrence #1 of “President Davis” in article pos=62 of The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...ensation canard at the North:
The Washington Star and New York Herald treat their respective publics to a first-rate sensation, in the form of a plausible "confirmation" of the rumored death of President Davis --their authority being a contraband from Manassas, whom the Star slyly describes as a "party." Another "reliable party" is said to have sent a dispatch to the same effect from Louisville; and this sp...
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