. . . it is worthy of note, in connection with the news from Florida, that the assistant Treasurer received yesterday morning his first remittance from any of the Gulf States since their secession. Mr. George Phillips, the Postmaster at Fort Jefferson, Florida, has forwarded $77, this being due the Government from receipts in his department.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 5, 1862, p. 1