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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Establish an Orphan Asylum."

February 11, 1871

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1870-71, Pages 538-539.
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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That Section 6 of the Act to establish a State Orphan Asylum, passed January 19, 1869, be so amended as to give to the Trustees thereof the power to bind out orphan children resident therein: Provided, That said Trustees shall make it, in all cases, a condition that said children shall receive a good common school education, and that said Trustees shall exercise a supervisory control over such children during the continuance of their apprenticeship.

Alonzo J. Ransier, President of the Senate.
Franklin J. Moses, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Robert K. Scott, Governor.

Approved: February 11, 1871



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