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South Carolina on Friday last.
Out of the twenty-two members elected from Charleston, seventeen of them have given the following pledge:
That the Convention when assembled should withdraw South Carolina from the Confederacy of the United States, as soon as the ordinance of secession can be framed and adopted.
That after South Carolina withdraws from the Confederacy of the United States she should never be re-united with any of the non-slave holding States of this Union in United States she should never be re-united with any of the non-slave holding States of this Union in any form of government whatever."
Fourteen of the gentlemen elected, says the Charleston Mercury, are of the old Secession party, and seven of the old Co-operation party — although it must be said no issue was made in the election between these old parties.
Gov. Gist has sent in the following message to the South Carolina Legislature:
Allow me, in this, my last communication, a parting word.
South Carolina, after many long years of earnest but fruitless efforts to arrest the p