South Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Vest in the Camden Orphan Society all the Escheated Property in that District, Until the Same Shall Amount to Twenty-One Thousand Dollars.

December 21, 1822

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VI, Pages 186-187

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 from and after the passing of this Act, all the property which now is, or shall be hereafter, subject to escheat in the district of Kershaw, shall be, and the same is hereby, vested in the Trustees of the Camden Orphan Society, and their successors in office, until the proceeds of the same shall amount to the sum of twenty-one thousand dollars; provided, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to restrain the legislature from conveying any escheated property within the said district, to any person or persons, who, in the opinion of the legislature, may have an equitable claim to the same.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That from and after the passing of this Act, all the property which now is, or shall be hereafter, subject to escheat, in the district of Barnwell, shall be, and the same is hereby, vested in the Trustees of the Barnwell Female Academy, and their successors in office, until the proceeds of the same shall amount to the sum of ten thousand dollars; provided, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to restrain the legislature from conveying any escheated property within the said district, to any person or persons, who, in the opinion of the legislature, may have an equitable claim to the same.

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

JACOB BOND I'ON, President of the Senate.
PATRICK NOBLE, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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