The Hon. W. W. BOYCE was serenaded at the Congaree House, in Columbia on Tuesday night, and made a speech in which he recommended the immediate Secession of South Carolina, in the event of LINCOLN’S election. After Mr. BOYCE, Gen. WM. E. MARTIN, Col. CUNNINGHAM, Hon. W. D. SIMPSON, Mr. O’CONNOR, F. D. RICHARDSON, Esq., W. WHALEY, Esq., Mr. C. BUTLER, and J. HUDSON addressed the crowd, all taking position for immediate State action.
— Published in The Abbeville Press, Abbeville, South Carolina, Friday Morning, November 9, 1860, p. 2