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An Act to Revive, Renew and Amend the Charter of the Cokesbury School, at Cokesbury, in Abbeville County.

December 24, 1887

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1887, Pages 940-941.
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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 an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate Cokesbury School, at Cokesbury, in Abbeville District," and all Acts and parts of Acts amendatory thereof, be, and the same are hereby, revived, renewed and extended for the period of fifty years from the passage of this Act, and that the word "District" in the title to said Act, and wherever it occurs in the body of the same, be changed to "County."

Sec. 2. That all acts of the Board of Trustees of said school done since the expiration of the charter of the same are hereby confirmed and validated, and that all rights to receive and hold property, and the titles to the same, shall remain as good and sufficient in law as if said charter had not expired.

Sec. 3. That in addition to the rights conferred by the previous charter of said school hereby revived, the Trustees of the same shall be such as are appointed by the South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and the said Conference may confer authority upon such Trustees by resolution, or otherwise, to sell any property in possession or expectancy belonging to said school, and to give good and sufficient titles to the same.

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

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

Approved: December 24th, A.D. 1887.
John P. Richardson, Governor.

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