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An Act to Vest in the Orangeburgh Academical Society the Escheated Property Within Orange Parish.

December 21, 1822

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

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 such property as have heretofore, or shall hereafter, accrue to the State within Orange Parish, by virtue of an Act entitled "An Act to appoint escheators and regulate escheats," shall be, and the same is hereby, vested in the Orangeburgh Academical Society, for the purpose of endowing and supporting an academy within the said parish.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That whenever the said society shall have received from the sale of escheated property, the sum of five thousand dollars, then, and immediately thereafter, this grant shall cease and determine; provided, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to restrict the legislature from vesting in any person or persons, any escheated property within the said parish, who may have an equitable claim thereto.

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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