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An Act to Make Appropriation for the Support of a Professor of Chemistry in the South Carolina College.

December 21, 1811

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume V, Page 643

WHEREAS, the trustees of the South Carolina College have, by their memorial, represented to the legislature, that the establishment of a professorship of chemistry in said college would be of great utility to the State, by widening the circle of knowledge, and diffusing useful information throughout the same, and have solicited the legislature in aid thereof:

I. Be it 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 in addition to the sums aheady appropriated by law for the support of the faculty of the said college, the comptroller be, and hereby is, authorized and empowered, upon application of the said trustees, to pay over to them the sum of sixteen hundred dollars yearly, and every year, to be applied to the purpose of paying the salary of a professor of chemistry in the said college.

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

SAMUEL WARREN, President of the Senate.
JOHN GEDDES, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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