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ircumstances might demand. The Legislature also adopted resolutions setting forth a catalogue of vevancis, and suggesting such remedies as the people ought to adopt. These resolutions did not grow out of the fact that a Northern man was elected to the Presidency, and that the South was to be excluded from all there in the government, but out of the fact that the North had declared war upon our institutions, and a purpose to destroy them. The Convention assembled at Jackson on the 7th of January, and on the 9th, by an overwhelming majority, proceeded to adopt an ordinance of secession, by which Mississippi dissolved her connection with those people who had dishonored her, without the hope expectation, or wish of ever being restated, and with a purpose to hold them as her enemies in war, but in peace her friends. Another clause in the ordinance expressed her wish to form a Union with all those States which might secede, upon the basis of the Constitution of the United States.