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A Joint Resolution to Authorize and Require the Directors of the State Penitentiary to Furnish the Trustees of Clemson Agricultural College Thirty-Three Convicts, and to the Superintendent and Board of Regents of the Lunatic Asylum Thirty-Five Convicts.

December 17, 1894

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1894, Pages 844-845.

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 Board of Directors of the State Penitentiary are hereby authorized and required, upon the order of the Board of Trustees of the said Clemson Agricultural College, signed by their President and Secretary, to furnish to said Board of Trustees able-bodied convicts, not to exceed thirty-three in number, said convicts to be employed by said Board of Trustees in work connected with said Clemson Agricultural College and for such length of time as said Board may determine: Provided, That the said Board of Trustees shall defray the expenses of the transportation of said convicts to and from the Penitentiary, the expense of medical attention, and the expense of furnishing such convicts with proper food and lodging.

Sec. 2. That should the term of imprisonment of any of the convicts first furnished by the Board of Directors of the Penitentiary under the provisions of Section one of this Joint Resolution expire by death, expirations of time or otherwise, then the said Board of Directors of the State Penitentiary shall furnish to said Board of Trustees of Clemson Agricultural College able-bodied convicts to take the place of those whose terms have expired as aforesaid.

Sec. 3. That the Board of Directors of the State Penitentiary, by order of the Superintendent and Board of Regents of the Lunatic Asylum, be authorized and required to furnish to said Superintendent and Board of Regents thirty-five able-bodied convicts between the tenth day of March, 1895, and the first day of October of the same year for the purpose of making brick for the Asylum.

Approved: December 17th, A.D. 1894.

John Gary Evans, Governor.
W.H. Timmerman, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Ira B. Jones, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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