WHEREAS, the inhabitants of the new ceded lands on the north
side of Saluda River, below the Indian line, have experienced
many inconveniencies, by being annexed to some of the counties
I. Be it ordained by the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives,
now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority
of the same, That a county shall be established in the new ceded
lands, by the name of Greenville, and shall be bounded by Saluda
River and the south fork thereof, the old Indian boundary, and
the North Carolina line, and shall be entitled to county courts,
to be held on the third Monday in Feburary, May, August and November;
which courts shall hold, exercise and enjoy the several powers
and jurisdictions which are by law vested in the said county
courts heretofore established.
In the Senate House, the twenty second day of March, in the
year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-six, and
in the tenth year of the Independence of the United States of
JOHN LLOYD, President of the Senate.
JOHN FAUCHEREAUD GRIMKE, Speaker of the House of Representatives.