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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Incorporate Certain Religious and Charitable Societies, and Societies for the Advancement of Education, and to Renew the Charters of Others Heretofore Granted," Passed on the Twentieth Day of December, in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty-Three, and for Other Purposes.

December 20, 1856

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina, Volume XII, Page 427.
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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 an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate certain religious and charitable societies, and societies for the advancement of education, and to renew the charters of others heretofore granted," passed on the twentieth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three, be so amended that the body politic and corporate therein chartered under the name and style of "The Covington Seminary in Edgefield," shall have and bear the name and style of "The Curryton Seminary in Edgefield," and shall be invested with all the powers and privileges conferred in said Act upon said body politic under the name and style of "The Covington Seminary in Edgefield."

II. That all Acts heretofore done and performed by the said body politic under the name and style of "The Sweetwater" or "The Curryton Seminary in Edgefield," be, and the same are hereby, confirmed and declared to be as legal and valid, to all intents and purposes, as though done under the name and style of "The Covington Seminary in Edgefield."

In the Senate House, the twentieth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, and in the eighty-first year of the sovereignty and independence of the United States of America.

JAMES CHESNUT, Jr., President of the Senate.
JAMES SIMONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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