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nkind, and before our God, that we hold ourselves subject to the call of proper authority in defence of the sovereignty and independence of the State of Alabama, of her right, as a sovereignty, to withdraw from this Union; and to make any arrangement which her people, in constitutional assemblies, may deem best, for securing their rights. And, in this declaration, we heartily, deliberately, unanimously and solemnly Unite. Virginians in the field. In Charleston, Friday night, Mr. Edmund Ruffin was serenaded, and replied by a speech. In speaking of North Carolina and Virginia, he said: We see North Carolina proverbially slow in joining in this cause; but I fully believe she will be with you before long. If North Carolina is slow, she is sure, and when she makes a move she can be depended upon. A portion of that State, I believe, was the first to proclaim the separation of the then existing union with the mother country. If the citizens of North Carolina claimed, as