South Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate Certain Societies.

December 19, 1833

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VI, Page 484 - Points to:
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VIII - Pages 381-384

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.

II. All those persons who now are, or hereafter may become, members or stockholders in the following societies or associations, to wit:

"The York Mining Company,"
"The Vaucluse Manufacturing Company,"
"The Totness Academical Association,"
"The Camp Creek Methodist Church of Lancaster District,"
"The Protestant Episcopal Church at Society Hill,"
"The Saint Peter's Church of Charleston,"
"The Methodist Episcopal Church of Smyrna, in Abbeville District,"
"The Great Peedee Church in Marlborough District,"
"The Greenville Baptist Church,"
"The Home Mission Board of the Moriah Baptist Association,"

be bodies corporate and politic, by the name and style to each above respectively assigned.

III. The societies and associations aforesaid, by their respective names, shall have succession of officers and members, to be chosen or admitted according to their respective by-laws; and shall have power, respectively, to make by-laws, not repugnant to the laws of the land; to have, keep and use a common seal, and the same to alter at will; to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of this State; and to have and enjoy every right incident to incorporation.

IV. They are also severally empowered to retain, possess and enjoy, all such property as they may now, respectively, be possessed of or entitled to, or which shall hereafter be given, bequeathed to, or in any manner acquired by them; and to sell, alien, or in any way transfer the same, or any part thereof; provided, the amount of property so held or stock invested, shall in no case exceed ten thousand dollars: except the York Mining Company, which may hold to the amount of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars; and the Vaucluse Manufacturing Company, which may hold to the amount of one hundred thousand dollars.

V - German Fusileer Society re-incorporated.

VI. The name and style of the Board of Directors of the Theological Seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of South Carolina, incorporated at the last session of lthe Legislature, shall hereafter be, "The Theological Seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of South Carolina and the Adjacent States."

VII, VIII, IX, X - Columbia Rail Road Company.

XI. And be it further enacted, That N. G. W. Walker, James Clark, Thomas M'Whorter, and Etienne Lartigue, trustees of the Blackville Academy in Barnwell District, and their successors, be, and the same are hereby, incorporated, as a body politic, entitled to all the privileges, and subject to all the liabilities, incident to such bodies.

XII & XIII - Intendant and wardens of the Village of Orangeburgh.

XIV & XV - Provident Savings Institution in Charleston.

XVI. This Act shall be a public Act, and continue of force twenty-one years.

In the Senate House, the nineteenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, and in the fifty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States of America.

H. DEAS, President of the Senate.
PATRICK NOBLE, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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