Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in article 2 of The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...es were by voluntary acceptance by maritime powers to constitute a new chapter in the law of nations, and each one of the articles was to be universal and eternal in its application and obligation.
France especially invited the United States to accede to these articles.
An invitation was actually tendered to all other civilized nations, and the articles have been already adopted by forty-one of the ...
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