Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in article 6 of The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...er of these persons, that they engaged their passage and did embark in the vessel; his father had visited them, and introduced them as ministers of the Confederate States, on their way to England and France .
They went in the steamer with the knowledge and consent of the captain, who endeavored afterwards to conceal them by refusing to exhibit the passenger list, and the papers of the vessel.
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