Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Collier” in article 2 of The Daily Dispatch: December 23, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...e question of the partition of the State, three to one voted against it. We should also do all in our power to protect and encourage the large class of loyal people in the sections referred to.
Mr. Collier opposed the measure.
He was willing to adopt the more summary method of filling the vacancies by the House.
The plan of holding elections in camps was improper and unconstitutional.
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