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An Act to Authorize the Trustees of Cambridge College, in the District of Ninety-Six, to Establish a Lottery, for the Benefit of that Institution

December 21, 1792

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Pages 223-224

WHEREAS, it hath been represented that the funds of the College of Cambridge, in the District of Ninety-Six, are considerably deranged, and would receive considerable benefit from an authority to establish and draw a lottery, for the purpose of raising a sum for the benefit of the said institution:

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 Trustees of Cambridge College, or any five of them, to be appointed by a Board of Trustees for that purpose, shall have full power and authority, and they are hereby fully authorized and empowered, to erect and proceed to the drawing, and to conclude, a Lottery, for the use and benefit of the said institution. Provided, they do not, by the said Lottery, raise a sum exceeding five hundred pounds sterling.

In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in the seventeenth year of American Independence.

DAVID RAMSAY, President of the Senate.
JACOB READ, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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