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A Joint Resolution to Authorize and Require the Directors of the State Penitentiary to Furnish to the Trustees of the Winthrop Normal and Industrial College Ten Convicts.

March 9, 1896

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1896, Page 382.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, 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 Winthrop Normal and Industrial College, signed by their President and Secretary, to furnish to the said Board of Trustees able-bodied convicts, not to exceed ten in number, said convicts to be employed by said Board of Trustees in work connected with Winthrop Normal and Industrial College, and for such length of time as said Board may determine; and that the said Board of Trustees of Winthrop Industrial and Normal College 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, and expenses of guards.

Section 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 1 of this Joint Resolution expire by death, expiration of time or otherwise, then the said Board of Directors of the State Penitentiary shall furnish to said Board of Trustees of Winthrop Normal and Industrial College able-bodied convicts to take the place of those whose terms have expired as aforesaid.

Approved: March 9th, A.D. 1896.

John Gary Evans, Governor.
W.H. Timmerman, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Frank Boyd Gary, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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