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An Act to Incorporate the Marlborough Academy, the Philomatic Society of Marion District, and the Jefferson Monticello Society of Fairfield District.

December 18, 1802

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Page 435 - Points to:
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VIII - Page 214

WHEREAS, the members of the Marlborough Academy, the members of the Marion Philomatic Society, and the members of the Jeflerson Monticello Society, have, by their petitions, prayed to be incorporated; and the views of the said institutions appearing to be laudable, and likely to produce benefit to the public:

I. Be it therefore enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That the members of the said Academy and Societies shall be, and they are hereby, severally incorporated as bodies politic and corporate, and shall be known, in deed and law, by the names of "The Marlborough Academy," "Marion Philomatic Society,"' and "The Jefferson Monticello Society."

II. And be it enacted hy the authority aforesaid, That the members of the said corporations shall, by their names aforesaid, respectively, have perpetual succession of officers and members, to be elected in such manner and after such form as may be prescribed by the respective laws and regulations of the said corporations, now existing, or hereafter to be made, for the government of the same; and that they shall, respectively, have a common seal, with power to change and alter the same as often as they, respectively, may deem it expedient.

III. And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said corporations, respectively, shall be able and capable in law to purchase, hold, possess and enjoy, either in perpetuity or for a term of years, any estate, real or personal; provided, the same do not exceed ten thousand dollars; and to sell, alien, or otherwise dispose of the same, as they, from time to time, may deem expedient: and by their name, respectively, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, in any court of this State.

IV. And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That this Act shall be deemed and taken to be a public Act, and judicially taken notice of as such, without special pleading.

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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