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An Act to Renew and Amend the Charter for Erskine College, at Due West, in Abbeville County, S.C.

March 12, 1872

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1871-72, Pages 155-156.
Click Here to view the original Act of December 20, 1850. 

Section 1. Be it enacted hy 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 Rev. J. Boyce, D. D., Rev. W. M. Grier, J. L. Miller, J. W. Hearst, P. H. Bradley, W. K. Bradley, D. Hawthorne, J. L. Pressley, W. S. Lowry, Wm. Hood, Rev. J. N. Young, Rev. J. I. Bonner, J. P. Kennedy, Rev. J. P. Pressley, D. D., Rev. J. C. Chalmers, Rev. H. T. Sloan, J. Pratt, Rev. R. A. Ross, Rev. R Latham, R. C. Sharp, Rev. R. A. Fair, R. W. Lites, Rev. J. Galloway, Rev. R. W. Brice, J. Neil, James Lowry, Rev. J. C. Boyd, Rev. W. L. Pressley, S. Donald, R. R. Hemphill, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby, created a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the "Trustees of Erskine College,'' a seminary of learning, situated at Due West, in Abbeville County, in the State of South Carolina; and as such, and by said name, shall be capable and liable, in law and equity, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; to use a common seal; and to make such by-laws and rules for the regulation and government of said college, as they may deem necessary: Provided, That said by-laws and rules be not repugnant to the Constitution and laws of this State, or of the United States.

Sec. 2. That Sections 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of an Act entitled "An Act to charter and incorporate Erskine College, at Due West, in Abbeville District," ratified December 20, 1850, be, and the same are hereby, continued in force.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be taken and deemed to be a Public Act, and continue in force until repealed.

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

Approved: March 12, 1872

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