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In New York, Southern medical students enrolled in the city's schools meet to decide on their future

New York City, 1850s, detail
A meeting of medical students from Southern states was called at very short notice and held in the evening at Democratic Party Headquarters on Broadway in New York City.  Speeches were heard decrying the election of the Republicans and the probably impact upon the slave states.  Then resolutions were adopted that all should withdraw from Northern institutions and return to the South the moment that secession began.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Secession in New York. Meeting of Southern Medical Students," New York Times, November 10, 1860, p.1.