South Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate Certain Religious and Charitable Societies, and Societies for the Advancement of Education, and to Renew and Amend the Charters of Others Heretofore Granted.

December 21, 1861

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina, Volume XIII, Pages 67-68.

I - Hebrew Benevolent Society of Columbia and The South Carolina Sunday School Union charters renewed.

II. That W. Peronneau Finley, E. J. C. Wood, G. D. Mims, Amery Coffin, W F. Percival, J. H Cornish, Lucius Cuthbert, J. G. Steedman, Edward Smith, and W. A. Merritt, Trustees of a public school now in operation in the town of Aiken, be, and they and their successors in office are hereby declared, a body politic and corporate, by the name of the "Trustees of the Aiken Public School," with power to hold property, real and personal, to an amount not exceeding at any one time the sum of twenty thousand dollars, and the same to sell, alien and convey; and to make all by-laws, rules and regulations, not repugnant to the laws of the land, as shall by them be deemed expedient for the better management of the school now in existence, under their government, or of any similar institution of a literary character which may hereafter be founded by them.

III - Mount Lebanon Baptist Church of Edgefield District incorporated.

In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and in the eighty-sixth year of the sovereignty and independence of the State of South Carolina.

WILLIAM D. PORTER, President of the Senate.
JAMES SIMONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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