South Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Authorize Richard Andrews Rapley, Julius Nichols, Henry Wilson and John Bowie, to Sell and Dispose of all the Lands, Town Lots and Buildings of the College of Cambridge.

December 17, 1803

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Pages 459-460
Note - this Act was repealed on December 19, 1805, in Paragraph IV of "An Act to Incorporate Several Societies, and Other Purposes." 

WHEREAS, it hath been represented by petition, that the surviving trustees of the College of Cambridge find it impossible to form a board, in consequence of the death, removal, and remote residence of some of the trustees:

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 Richard Andrews Rapley, Julius Nichols, Henry Wilson and John Bowie, be, and they are hereby, authorized and empowered to sell and dispose of all the lands, town lots, buildings, and other property belonging to the College of Cambridge, on a credit of one and two years; and to pay and discharge all the debts, dues and demands which may be due and owing by the said college; and to apply the surplus, if any there should be, towards the establishment of grammar schools within the district of Abbeville.

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

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



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