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An Act for Extending the Incorporation of the St. Andrew's Society.

December 21, 1804

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Page 480 - Points to:
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VIII - Page 222

WHEREAS, an Act to incorporate the Saint Andrew's Society, was passed on the twenty-first day of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-eight, the time limited for the duration of which is now about to expire; and whereas, the said society, by its proper officers, have petitioned the continuance of the same.

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 aforesaid Act to incorporate the Saint Andrew's Society, shall remain and be in force for fourteen years from the passing of this Act, and from thence to the expiration of the next session of the Legislature, and no longer.

II. And whereas, it is expedient that the said society be permitted to increase their funds, to enable them to carry into effect the charitable purposes of the said society. Be it therefore enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said corporation shall be able and capable in law, to purchase, have, hold, usp, take, receive, possess, retain, and enjoy, any estate, real and personal, of what kind or nature soever; provided, the amount thereof shall not exceed the sum of eighty thousand dollars; and to let, lease, sell, alien or otherwise dispose of the same, in fee simple, or for any term of years, as they think proper; and it shall and may be lawful for the said corporation, to take, accept, and hold forever, any charitable donations, gifts, devises and bequests of lands or personal property, and to appropriate the same to the purposes of the said society only; and provided, that such charitable donations, gifts, devises and bequests as aforesaid, shall not exceed the aforesaid sum of eighty thousand dollars.

III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said corporation shall and may have, hold, take, possess, retain and enjoy, all such estates, real or personal, money, goods, chattels and effects, as they now possess, or are in any wise entitled unto, subject to the limitation aforesaid.

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

JOHN WARD, President of the Senate.
W. C. PINCKNEY, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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