Secession -- Southern States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Augusta County (Va.) Secession Debate Record, 1833 January 10
Identifier: SC 01442
One page document detailing a meeting of 'gentlemen' at the house of Van Laer for the purpose of debating the question of secession by one state or a minority of states from the Union. After debate, those present signed either in the affirmative opinion or the negative. The final piece of the document reads, "After a full discussion it was decided in favor of the affirmative."