Benjamin F. Perry , excerpts from Edgar, Walter. South Carolina, A History. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1997.   pg. 324, 341

“Any interferene on the part of the Federal Government with our slave property will be the cause of an immediate dissolution of this great and hiterto glorious Union.” 
n.d., p. 341

“I am for a rational and successful defense by the Union of the South, which will redress our wrongs, secure our rights, and preserve the Union of the State.”
11 December 1850, p. 324

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