Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Confederate States” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: January 31, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...with the obloquy that attaches to truculent actions.
Privateering is condemned by the united voice of Europe.
It has been deliberately and by agreement abandoned and held as piracy.
Yet the Confederate States adhere to the contraband measure in the face of the clamor and censure of the world; and they do it upon the plea of necessity, a plea which the world cordially acknowledges in their favor.
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