a sovereign and independent nation, and that all ordinances heretofore adopted, in so far as they create or recognize said Union, are rescinded, and all laws or parts of laws in force in this State, in so far as they recognize or assent to said Union be, and they are hereby repealed.’
The president of the convention, was then instructed to inform the proper authorities of other Southern States of the action which Florida
The committee on enrollment reported that in obedience to a resolution adopted by the convention the enrollment of the ordinance of secession had been properly and correctly made, under the direction of the judges of the Supreme court of the sovereign State of Florida
, and the same was submitted to the convention for signature.
The following correspondence between the judges and Miss Elizabeth Eppes
was presented and placed upon the minutes of the convention: