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An Act to Incorporate Certain Societies.

December 18, 1824

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VI, Page 240 - Points to:
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina, Volume VIII, Pages 335-341

WHEREAS, the societies and associations hereinafter mentioned, have, by their respective petitions, prayed for Acts of incorporation, which it is both expedient and right to grant.

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 president and others, members of the Charleston Apprentices's Library Society, and their successors, be, and the same are hereby declared, a body corporate and politic, in law and in equity, by the name and style of "The Charleston Apprentices's Library Society."

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Robert Creswell, Elihu Creswell, Daniel White, James W. Cooper, Isaac Smith, James Brenan, Robert W. Young, John Glass, John W. Farrow, John W. Parker, Zachariah McDaniel, Francis H. Porter, Thomas Bomar, John Black, Ebin Smith, and Augustin Shand, and their successors, trustees of the Cedar Springs Male and Female Academies, of the District of Spartanburgh, be, and they are hereby declared, a body corporate and politic, in law and in equity, by the name and siyle of "The Trustees of the Cedar Springs Male and Female Academies."

III - Salem Church, Sparrow Swamp.

IV - Mechanics's Society of Hamburgh.

V. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Burrell B. Cook, Thomas J.Cook, John Thompson, Jeremiah Glenn, John A. Martin, Thomas C. Wane, and William Watts, and their successors in office, Trustees of the Fairfield Broad River Academy, be, and the same are hereby declared, a body corporate and politic, in law and equity, by the name and style of "The Trustees of the Fairfield Broad River Academy."

VI - Roman Catholic Church of Columbia.

VII - Associate Reformed Society of Ebenezer.

VIII - Washington Light Infantry.

IX - Third Presbyterian Church of Charleston.

X. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That each and every of the societies hereinabove incorporated, shall he able and capable in law, to have, hold, receive, enjoy, possess and retain, all such property, real and personal, as they may now, respectively, be possessed of, or in any wise entitled unto, or which shall have been already given, bequeathed, or devised to them, respectively, by whatever name such devise or bequest may have been made; and that they shall, respectively, be able and capable to have, hold and receive, to possess, retain and enjoy, in perpetuity, or for a term of years, any estate, real or personal, whether derived from purchase, exchange, gift, devise or bequest; and to sell, alien, or otherwise part with the same, or any part thereof, as they shall, respectively, deem proper or expedient: provided the amount so held by the said societies or associations, respectively, shall in no case exceed ten thousand dollars.

XI & XV - Richland Steam Boat Company.

XII & XV - Winyaw Farming Society.

XIII & XV - Beaufort Volunteer Guards.

XIV & XV - First Presbyterian Church of Columbia.

XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI, XXII - Buckhead Bridge Company.

XXIII, XXIV, XXV - Commissioners of Streets & Markets in Greenville to be elected.

XXVI, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX, XXXI, XXXII - Camden Bridge Company.

XXXIII - Gilgal Baptist Church.

XXXIV. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Act incorporating certain societies, passed in December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty, be, and the same is hereby, altered and amended, so as to authorise the Euphradian Society to meet in its corporate capacity, on the Saturday before the first Monday in December in each and every year, instead of the Tuesday after the first Monday in December, as heretofore.

XXXV. 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.

XXXVI. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That from and after the passing of this Act, every white man who is by the constitution of this State entitled to vote for members of either branch of the Legislature, shall be entitled to vote for intendant and wardens of the town of Camden; any law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding; provided, such person so offering to vote as aforesaid, shall have resided in said town one year immediately preceding the election of said officers; the persons so voting, if required, shall produce to the managers of election a certificate from the intendant or recorder of said town, of his having performed patroll and road duty, or paid an equivalent for not doing so, within said town.

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

JACOB BOND I'ON, President of the Senate.
JNO. B. O'NEILL, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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