Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: February 23, 1865., [Electronic resource]:
...s no such disproportion between the population of the United States and the population of Canada as at that time.
Then the English colonies had nearly twenty times the population of Canada; now the United States has only about six times the number.
We are, therefore, disposed to question the report that England intends to give up Canada, and are inclined to believe the report that she is fortifying it; a...
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