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Doc. 106.-Unionism at Jacksonville, Fla.

Agreeably to adjournment, the citizens of Jacksonville and vicinity met at the court-house, on Monday, the twenty-fourth of March, at ten o'clock A. M., C. L. Robinson in the Chair, O. L. Keene, Secretary. On motion, the following gentlemen were appointed by the Chair to prepare business for the meeting, to wit: John W. Price, P. Fraser, J. T. Mitchell, C. S. Emery and J. Remington. Said Committee reported the following, which was accepted and adopted unanimously:

Whereas, For the security and happiness of the people of the State of Florida, it is necessary that a State government be formed, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the United States, and of the State of Florida, as it existed previous to the passage of the ordinance of secession; therefore,

Resolved, That, in order to facilitate the formation of such a government, a convention of the people be called, to meet at the city of Jacksonville, on the tenth day of April, 1862, to establish a State government, elect a Governor and other State officers, a representative to Congress, or, in their sovereign capacity, to provide therefor as they shall deem best for their interest.

Be it further resolved, That all the counties and precincts of the State, which shall think proper, be requested to send delegates to said convention.

Be it further resolved, That the counties of St. John, Nassau, Putnam, Clay, Volusia, Orange and Brevard, be specially requested to send delegates to said convention.

Be it further resolved, That, under the benign influence of the Government of the United States, as it now exists over us, our property and lives are secure from the incendiary and assassin, and that we invite the citizens of the State to return to their allegiance to the United States, and enjoy the protection and peace which are now ours.

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be distributed throughout the State, as extensively as possible.

All of which has been respectfully submitted.

On motion of P. Fraser, the following was received and adopted unanimously:

That the citizens of the several counties and precincts will, on Monday, April seventh, 1862, elect delegates to attend the convention to be holden at Jacksonville, April tenth, 1862.

On motion of P. Fraser, Esq., the meeting adjourned sine die.

C. L. Robinson, Chairman. O. L. Keene, Secretary.
Jacksonville, Fla., March 26, 1862.

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