South Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate Certain Societies.

December 20, 1821

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VI, Page 165 - Points to:
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VIII - Pages 320-323

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 all those persons who now are, or hereafter shall become, members of the Lexington Library Society, shall be, and they are hereby declared, a body politic and corporate in law, by the name of "The Lexington Library Society."

II - American Revolution Society.

III - Union Harmonic Society.

IV. And be it further enacted, That John Gallins, Joseph McCorcle, Rudolph Wethers, John H. Berry, and John Anderson, and those persons who may, by the appointment of the society, become trustees of Ebenezer Academy in York District, be, and they are hereby declared, a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of "The Trustees of Ebenezer Academy."

V. And be it further enacted, That those persons who now are, or hereafter shall become, members of the Cheraw Academical Society, shall be, and they are hereby declared, a body politic and corporate, by the style and title of "The Cheraw Academical Society."

VI. And be it further enacted, That the persons who now are, or hereafter shall become, members of the Walterborough Library Society, be, and they are hereby declared, a body politic and corporate, by the name of "The Walterborough Library Society."

VII - Charleston & Columbia Steam Boat Company.

VIII. Whereas, the members of the Benevolent Society of the Second Independent or Congregational Church in the city of Charleston, have, by their petition to the Legislature, represented, that they have had an Act of incorporation granted to them, by the name of "The Benevolent Society of the Second Independent Presbyterian Church in the City of Charleston," whereas, there is no such Church in the said city, and praying to be incorporated by their proper name. Be it further enacted by the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, That the members of the society aforesaid be, and they are hereby declared, a body politic and corporate, by the name of "The Benevolent Society of the Second Independent or Congregational Church in the city of Charleston."

IX - Episcopal Church of Edisto Island.

X. Whereas, the commissioners of the Pendleton Circulating Library Society have petitioned the Legislature to allow them to appropriate some part of their funds towards the support and maintenance of a female academy. Be it therefore enacted, That the said society be, and they are hereby, authorized to appropriate so much of their funds as they may deem fit, in establishing, maintaining and supporting a female academy.

XI. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That James Lide, Hugh Lide, Daniel Dubose, Josiah Dubose, Laurence Prince, Cyrus Bacot, Rusha Cannon, and such other the persons as now are, or hereafter may become, members of the Springville Academy of Darlington District, shall be, and they are hereby declared, a body corporate and politic, in deed and in law, by the name, style and title of "The Springville Academy of Darlington District."

XII - Seventy-Six Society.

XIII - Stages from Charleston to Hamburgh.

XIV and XV - Stages from Hamburgh to Savannah.

XVI - Extension of West Street in the town of Beaufort.

XVII - Association of the Mechanics and Manufacturers of the town of Cheraw.

XVIII - Savannah River Baptist Association.

XIX. And be it further enacted hy the authority aforesaid, That each and every of the corporations above mentioned, by their several and respective naniss, shall have perpetual succession of officers and members; and shall be able and capable in law to have a common seal; and, by their several and respective names, to plead and be impleaded, sue and be sued, answer and be answered unto, in any court of law or equity in this State; to purchase, take, have and hold, real and personal estate, with the restrictions hereinafter mentioned; and to sell, alien, and demise the same, as they respectively may think proper.

XX - Charleston & Columbia Steam Boat Company.

XXI. And be it further enacted hy the authority aforesaid, That the South Carolina Academy of Fine Arts shall have full power, at any time within the period of two years next ensuing, to make the scheme of a lottery, to vend the tickets, and appoint commissioners to draw the same; provided, the clear profits of the same shall not exceed ten thousand dollars; one half of which shall be for the benefit of the said Academy of Fine Arts, and one half for the use and benefit of the Literary and Philosophical Society of South Carolina.

XXII. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That this Act shall be a public Act, and shall continue and be of force for and during the term of fourteen years, and no longer.

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

BENJ. HUGER, President of the Senate.
PATRICK NOBLE, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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