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A Joint Resolution to Authorize the Faculty of the South Carolina College to Place Students in the Law Department for the Present Year on the Same Footing as to Beneficiary Scholarships as Other Students.

December 24, 1891

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1891, Page 1111.
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Whereas, The full terms of the proviso of Section 10 of an Act entitled "An Act to reorganize and provide for the University of South Carolina, constituting the Board of Trustees of the same, and defining their powers and duties," approved December 23d, 1890, excepting the Law Department from beneficiary scholarships, were not published in the catalogue issued thereafter, although it was stated in the catalogue that such scholarships would be granted to worthy students whoso necessities required exemption from tuition fees; and whereas, Certain members of the law class for the present year came to the college expecting to have granted to them beneficiary scholarships, as are granted to other students. Therefore,

Section 1. Be it resolved 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 faculty of said University be authorized and required to place the students in the Law Department of the University for the present year on the same footing as to beneficiary scholarships and exemption from tuition fees as the other students, and thus to ignore for this year the exception as to the Law Department contained in said proviso of Section 10 of said Act.

Approved December 24th, A.D. 1891.

Benjamin R. Tillman, Governor.
Eugene B. Gary, President of the Senate and Lt. Governor.
Ira B. Jones, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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