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To Dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other States united with her under the compact entitled "The Constitution of the United States of America."

We, the People of the State of South Carolina, in Convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained,

That the Ordinance adopted by us in Convention, on the twenty-third day of May, in the year of our Lord one thoussand seven hundred and eighty-eight, whereby the Constitution of the United States of America was ratified, and also, all Acts and parts of Acts of the General Assembly of this State, ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of "The United States of America," is hereby dissolved.

D. F. JAMISON, Del. from Barnwell, and Pren't Convention.

Thos. Chiles Perrin,    Benjamin Franklin Mauldin,
Edw. Noble,    Lewis Malone Ayer, Jr.,
J. H. Wilson,    W. Peronneau Finley,
Thos. Thomson,    J. J. Brabham,
David Lewis Wardlaw,    Benj. W. Lawton,
Jno. Alfred Calhoun,    Jno. McKee,
John Izard Middleton,    Thomas W. Moore,
Benjamin E. Sessions,    Richard Woods,
J. N. Whitner,    A. Q. Dunovant,
James L. Orr,    John A. Inglis,
J. P. Reed,    Henry McIver,
R, F. Simpson,    Stephen Jackson,