Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. McRae” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: December 18, 1865., [Electronic resource]:
"Resolved. That the matter relating to Public Printer be recommitted to the Joint Select Committee, who are requested to advertise for proposals for the execution of the public printing."
Mr. McRae advocated the contract system and the resolution in a few remarks, but the resolution was lost.
Mr. Gray opposed, in a short but telling speech, the appointment of a Public Printer.
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