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The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1864., [Electronic resource], Blair on
Blair on Chase --Gen. Blair, member of Congress from Missouri, and brother of the Postmaster General, in advocating an inquiry into the management of McChase in the Treasury Department, made the following observations: I say here in my place, and upon my responsibility as a Representative, that a more profligate administration of the Treasury Department never existed under any Government; that the whole Mississippi Valley is rank and fetid with the frauds and corruptions practiced t
rue of the "trade stores," as they are called — monopolies of trade in certain districts or cities in the South.
These "trade stores" are given to political partisans and favorites, who share the profits with other men who furnish the capital, Mr. Chase furnishing capital to his friends and partisans in the shape of a permit or privilege to monopolize the trade of a certain city or district; and, furthermore, it can be established that the practice of taking bribes on the part of these Treasur