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Joint Resolution Making an Appropriation of Forty-Seven Thousand Dollars for the Completion of the State Lunatic Asylum, and for Other Purposes.

March 6, 1871

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1870-71, Pages 705-706.

Section 1. Be it resolved 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 the sum of forty thousand dollars ($40,000) be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, if so much be necessary, to complete the unfinished wing of the State Lunatic Asylum: Provided, That a contract shall be entered into between the Board of Regents and the contractor, specifying definitely the work to be done, and the manner of doing the same, and the said contract to be approved according to law, before any portion of the appropriation is paid.

Sec. 2. That the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000) be, and the same is hereby, appropriated to purchase furniture for the building known as the "New Asylum," and to refurnish the " Old Asylum."

Sec. 3. That the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000) be, and the same is hereby, appropriated for the purpose of building chimneys and furnishing stoves for heating the "Old Asylum."

Sec. 4. That the above appropriation of forty-seven thousand dollars shall be paid by the State Treasurer, upon the order of the Board of Regents of the State Lunatic Asylum, approved by the Governor, and the said orders shall be vouchers for the same.

Approved: March 6, 1871

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