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An Act to Cancel the Matriculation Obligation of O.J. Bond, Jr. and Thos. P. Harrison to the Board of Visitors of the Military Academy, and to Define the Manner in Which the Said Board May Hereafter Deal with Like Cases.

December 24, 1886

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1886, Pages 629-630.

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 O. J. Bond, Jr., of Chester County, and Thos. P. Harrison, of Anderson County, be, and each of them is hereby, relieved of the matriculation obligation entered into by them to the Board of Visitors of the Military Academy, whereby each of them contracted with the said Board to teach for the term of two years in the common schools of the said Counties from which they entered respectively, and the said obligations are hereby cancelled and annulled in order to permit them to accept situations offered them in the corps of instructors in said Military Academy, for which they have evinced a special fitness in the judgment of the said Board of Visitors.

Sec. 2. Prom and after the passage of this Act it shall be the dnty of the Board of Visitors to report to the State Superintendent of Education, at least one month before the expected gradation of any beneficiary cadets, the names of such beneficiaries, and the said Superintendent shall inform the Trustees of the public schools throughout the State of the opportunity of securing teachers therefor, and shall assign such beneficiary graduates to such schools as in his judgment the interests of the state may require, preference being in all cases given to the schools in the County from which any beneficiary cadet may have been appointed; and if within one month after the opening of the ensuing school year a graduate receives no assignment to a school, the State Superintendent may issue to such graduate a certificate releasing him from his obligation to teach in the public schools.

In the Senate House, the twenty-fourth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six.

William L. Mauldin, President of the Senate.
James Simons, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Approved: December 24th, A.D. 1886.
John P. Richardson, Governor.

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