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An Act to Authorize and Direct the Treasurer of the State to Pay Certain Salaries Due to the Late Professors of the University of South Carolina and to Certain Other Persons Who Were Employed in Said University, and for Other Purposes.

March 22, 1878

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1877-1878, Pages 547-549.

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 State Treasurer be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay unto the following named persons the amounts due to them, respectively, as below stated, for services rendered by them to the University of South Carolina and to the preparatory school of said University, to wit:

To John Lynch, for salary as professor for three quarters ending 31st July, 1877, six hundred dollars.
To Henry J. Fox, for salary as professor for three quarters ending July 31, 1877, six hundred dollars.
To T. N. Roberts, for salary as professor for three quarters ending 31st July, 1877, six hundred dollars.
To A. W. Cummings, for salary as professor for three quarters ending 31st July, 1877, six hundred dollars.
To B. B. Babbitt, for salary as professor for three quarters ending 31st July, 1877, six hundred dollars.
To William Main, Jr., for salary as professor for three quarters ending 31st July, 1877, six hundred dollars.
To Fisk P. Brewer, for salary as professor for three quarters ending 31st July, 1877, six hundred dollars.
To E. Von Fingerlin, for salary as professor for three quarters ending 31st July, 1877, six hundred dollars.
To Louis G. Smith, for salary as Librarian of the University for three quarters ending July 15th, 1877, two hundred and forty-three and 3-100 dollars.
To William H. Jackson, for salary as principal of the preparatory school of the University of South Carolina to 31st July, 1877, four hundred and fifty dollars.
To Henry A. Fox, for salary as assistant in the preparatory school of the University of South Carolina to July 31st, 1877, three hundred dollars.
To James A. Beattie, for salary as attendant at the University of South Carolina, one hundred and fifty-five 25-100 dollars.
To Thomas Gordon, for services as janitor in the University of South Carolina to 15th June, 1877, ninety-eight 75-100 dollars.
To Isaiah Mitchell, for services as janitor in the University of South Carolina to 15th June, 1877, one hundred and eighteen 75-100 dollars.

Sec. 2. That before any of the payments provided for in the above Section are made, the parties entitled thereto, respectively, shall file with the Treasurer of the State any and all warrants which may have been issued by the Comptroller General of the State for any part of said amounts.

Sec. 3. That to meet the said payments directed to be made in the first Section hereof the sum of six thousand one hundred and sixty one 28-100 dollars is hereby appropriated.

Sec. 4. That the above sums provided by this Act to be paid to the persons named herein be paid to the said persons upon their accepting said amounts as payment in full of their claims.

Sec. 5. That such members of the Bond Commission as shall be summoned to attend the Court of Claims formed under the provisions of the Joint Resolution entitled "Joint Resolution providing a mode of ascertaining the debt of the State and of liquidating and settling the same" shall receive from the State Treasurer, upon warrants of the Comptroller General, the same per diem and mileage as is allowed members of the General Assembly: Provided, That no pay be allowed except for days actually in attendance; and that the sum of five hundred dollars is hereby appropriated for said purposes, and the same to be paid out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated.

W. D. Simpson, President of the Senate.
John C. Sheppard, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Wade Hampton, III, Governor.

Approved: March 22, 1878



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