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An Act to Authorize the Trustees of the Marlborough Academy to Raise the Sum of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars by Lottery

December 18, 1802

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Page 440

WHEREAS, a petition hath been presented by the members of the Marlborough Academy, stating that their funds are insufficient to carry into effect the establishment of an academy, and praying for leave to raise the sum necessary by lottery:

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 Tristram Thomas, William Pledger, Robertson Carloss, John Rodgers, and Edward Croseland, be, and they are hereby, vested with full power and authority to make, and proceed to the drawing and concluding of, a lottery, for the purpose of effecting the aforesaid establishment. Provided, they do not by the said lottery gain more than the net sum of two thousand five hundred dollars.

In the Senate House, the eighteenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and two, and in the twenty-seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America.

JOHN WARD, President of the Senate.
ROBERT STARK, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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