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An Act to Amend Section One of an Act Entitled "An Act to Provide for the Establishment of a Separate School District Within the County of Lexington, and Providing for the Levy, Collection and Appropriation of School Taxes Therein," Approved February 9th, 1882, so as to Reduce the Area of Said School District.

December 21, 1883

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1883, Pages 331-332.
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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 Section one of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a separate School District within the County of Lexington, and providing for the levy, collection and appropriation of school taxes therein," approved February 9th, 1882, be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking out the word "three" in the twelfth and thirteenth lines and inserting in lieu thereof the words "one and a quarter." So that the Section as amended will read as follows:

"Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives oi the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by tha authority of the same, That for the purpose of maintaining a graded public school in the town of Leesville, in the County of Lexington, the County Commissioners of Lexington County be, and they are hereby, authorized and required to lay off a new School District in said County, to be known as Leesville School District, having its location and boundaries as follows: Taking the depot at Leesville as a point of departure, let four lines be run toward the cardinal points of the compass to the following distances respectively, to wit: the line toward the East to the distance of one and a quarter miles; the line towards the South to the distance of one and a quarter miles; the line towards the West to the distance of one mile; and the line towards the North to the distance of three miles; then let lines be drawn at right angles to the four lines above given, touching the extremity of each and extended until they cut each other, thereby forming a parallelogram; and the area thus inclosed shall constitute a new School District."

In the Senate House, the nineteenth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three.

John C. Sheppard, President of the Senate.
James Simons, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Approved: December 21st, A.D. 1883.
Hugh S. Thompson, Governor.



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