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An Act to Authorize Persons Practicing Medicine Under the Botanic or Thomsonian System to Receive Compensation for Their Services.

December 15, 1845

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina, Volume XI, Page 372.

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 hereafter all persons now practicing or who may hereafter practice medicine according to the Botanic of Thomsonian System, shall have the privilege of making reasonable charges for their services, and may sue for and recover snch charges before any tribunal having competent jurisdiction: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall confer upon any person so practicing, such privilege, unless he be a graduate of a legally organized Thomsonian College of medicine, and shall confine himself to the use or administration of such medicines only as properly belong or are embraced in the Thomsonian System of medicine.

II. That hereafter all persons now practicing, or who may hereafter practice medicine or surgery, and who shall have graduated and received a diploma from any regular organized medical college within the United States, shall be entitled to charge, sue for, and collect, for their services in the same manner as the graduates of the Medical College of South Carolina.

In the Senate House, the fifteenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, and in the seventieth year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America.

ANGUS PATTERSON, President of the Senate.
W. F. COLCOCK, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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