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(title page) Joint Resolution of Confidence in and Thanks to President Jefferson Davis
House of Representatives
Call number 512conf (Rare Book Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, January 10, 1865.--Laid on the table and ordered to be printed.
[By the CHAIR]
TALLAHASSEE, Dec. 9th, 1864.
To the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Confederate States Congress, Richmond, Va.
SIR--By direction of the General Assembly of the State of Florida, I have the honor to enclose to you a copy of a Joint Resolution adopted by that body at its late session.
Gov. of Florida.
Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Florida, in General Assembly convened, That the confidence of the people of the State of Florida, in the ability, purity and patriotism of his Excellency, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States, continues unabated, and that the able, fearless and impartial manner in which he has administered the Government of the Confederate States, demands, and will continue to receive, our approbation and support.
Be it further resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be forwarded by the Governor to the President and to the presiding officers of the Senate and of the House of Representatives of the Confederate Congress.
Adopted Nov. 28th, 1864.
A. K. ALLISON, Pres't of the Senate.
F. L. VILLEPIGUE, Sec'y of the Senate.
PHILIP DELL, Speaker H. of Reps.
WM. FORSYTH BYNUM, Cl'k H. of Reps.
JOHN MILTON, Governor of Florida.
A true copy from the Rolls.
B. F. ALLEN, Secretary of State.