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An Act to Augment the Trustees at the College of Cambridge

March 8, 1787

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Pages 3-4

WHEREAS, the difficulty of making a Board of Trustees for governing the college of Cambridge, is greatly injurious to the interests of the said college.

I. Be it therefore enacted, by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same. That the honorable Adanus Burke, Esquire, James Mayson, James Lincoln, and Charles Goodwin, Esquires, John Williams, John Bullock, John Owen, and Williatn Swift, shall be, and they are hereby declared to be, trustees, in addition to those formerly appointed, and vested with all the powers and authorities heretofore given to the trustees of the said college.

II. And he it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That any seven of the trustees of the said college shall be a quorum to manage the aftairs thereof, and to do all such matters and things as shall be necessary to promote the prosperity of the institution.

In the Senate House, the eighth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, and in tho eleventh year of the Independence of the United States of America.

JOHN LLOYD, President of the Senate.
JOHN PRINGLE, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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