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1861 - February 1 - Texas seceded from the Union

TEXAS GONE OUT. - The Texas State Convention adopted the Ordinance of Secession on the 1st inst. by a vote of 166 to 7. The action of the Convention is to be submitted to a vote of the people on the 22nd of February, and, if ratified, it will go into effect on the 2nd of March.

The Raleigh Register
Raleigh, North Carolina
February 9, 1861

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