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resident Stephens, and the Constitution of the Southern Confederacy. He remarked that although he always loved the old Federal Constitution as a great work, yet, in all candor, he must say that the Constitution of the Southern Confederacy was superior to it in many respects — that no man could object to it. He said that when fighting was to be done, he was to be counted in for the fight. He appealed to the people to vote for the Ordinance of Secession, and said, "If the voters of Washington county did not give it their support, he would be greatly disappointed in them — would blush, and hang his head in shame, and resign his seat in the Convention. " There was a general declaration, "We'll do it!" "We'll do it!" "We'll do it!" He spoke in high terms of the officers of the Army and Navy, especially of Gen. Lee and Gen. Joseph Johnston. Capt. James T. Preston and B. R. Johnston, Esq., were called upon by the audience for speeches. Each gentleman responded in an appropriate m