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An Act Declaring a Tract of One Hundred Acres of Land, in the County of Fairfield, as Escheated to the State, and to Vest the Title to the Same in the Trustees of Ridgeway Academy.

March 9, 1871

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1870-71, Pages 654-655.

Whereas, one Mrs. Murdoc, widow, died a number of years since, leaving as her estate one hundred acres of land in the County of Fairfield, bounded by lands of William Dunlap, Samuel McQuarters and others; and, whereas, she left no heirs or representatives; therefore,

Section 1. 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 the said tract of one hundred acres of land be, and the same is hereby, declared to have escheated to the State.

Sec. 2. That the title of the State to said one hundred acres of land be, and the same is hereby, vested in S. M. Smart, Moses James and Wyatt Boulware, and their successors in office, as Trustees of the Ridgeway Academy, in the said County of Fairfield.

Sec. 3. That they are hereby authorized to sell the same, and apply the money for the purpose of building a school at or near the above mentioned place.

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

Approved: March 9, 1871

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