Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rhode Island” in article 11 of The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1863., [Electronic resource]:

...ks that the letter must have misunderstood the Emperor. The Times has an inflammatory letter, recounting the particulars of the firing upon the blockade runner Margaret and Jessie by the Union Rhode Island , and branding one of the most unjustifiable outrages to neutral rights.
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Rhode Island (Rhode Island, United States) 3,308 2 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (California, United States) 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (New York, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rhode Island (Texas, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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