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An Act to Incorporate the "Abee Yetomim Ubne Ebyonim," or the Society for the Relief of Orphans and Children of Indigent Parents.

December 18, 1802

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Page 439 - Points to:
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VIII - Pages 216-217

WHEREAS, David Lopez, and others of the Hebrew nation, citizens of the United States and of this State, have petitioned the Legislature of this State, to be incorporated by the name of the "Abee yetomim ubne ebyonim," or Society for the relief of Orphans and Children of indigent parents:

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 said David Lopez and others, and all those persons who now are, or hereafter may be, officers and members of the said society, shall be, and they are hereby, incorporated as a body politic and corporate, and shall be known, in deed and law, by the name of the "Abee yetomim ubne ebyonim," or the Society for the relief of Orphans and Children of indigent parents.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said corporation, by its name aforesaid, shall have a succession of officers and members, to be appointed or elected in such manner and according to such form as may be prescribed by the rules and regulations of the said society, now existing or hereafter to be made; and that they shall have a common seal, with power to alter the same, as well as their said rules and regulations, in such manner and as often as they shall deem necessary.

III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said corporalion shall be capable in law to purchase, to have and to hold any estate, real or personal, in fee, or for a term of years, in any way they may deem proper; and that it shall be lawful for the said corporation to receive and hold, forever or for a term of years, any donations of real or personal property, and to appropriate the same to the use of the said corporation. Provided, such estate or donation shall not exceed the sum of ten thousand dollars.

IV. And be if enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said corporation may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, by their name aforesaid, in any court of law or equity within this State; and may make such by-laws, not repugnant to the laws of the land, as they shall deem necessary; and that tliis Act shall be deemed a public Act, and taken notice of and given in evidence 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 of the Independence of the United States of America, the twenty seventh.

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



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