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An Act to Authorize the Commissioners of the Poor on Charleston Neck to Negotiate a Loan for the Purchase or Building of a Poor House.

December 18, 1829

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VI, Pages 391-392

I. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the commissioners of the poor on Charleston Neck, to negotiate a loan, not exceeding three thousand dollars, pledging therefor the taxes to be assessed by them or by their successors in office, for the use of the poor on Charleston Neck.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That it shall be the duty of the said commissioners, or their successors in office, to purchase with such loan, and by such sums as may be necessary, out of the poor taxes, a house and lot, or a vacant lot, and to erect on such vacant lot suitable buildings for the accommodation of the said poor.

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

H. DEAS, President of the Senate.
B. F. DUNKIN, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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