To the Citizens of the Eighth Congressional District of North Carolina
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Oratory against the Cotton States, who have “gladly seized upon the election of Lincoln as the occasion, rather than the cause for breaking up the Union” they have labored “for disunion for thirty years, inflamed with magnificent and visionary conceptions of a great Southern Republic… to conquer and annex all the countries seated in the basin of the Gulf of Mexico” and Cuba as well. Signed by Zebulon Baird Vance. 7 pp.
DateFebruary 13, 1861
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