. . . in noticing the Parliamentary debate on the American blockade, is forced to admit that nobody can deny the colossal scale, the multifarious plans, and the exhaustive energy of the operations of the Federal Government. The real grievance is that the blockade is done too thoroughly, and Mr. Gregory wishes England to abate the nuisance by declaring that it is not done at all.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 5, 1862, p. 1