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A Joint Resolution Providing that the Directors of the State Penitentiary Shall Furnish the Convicts Provided for in the Act Entitled "An Act Relating to the Severance of Claflin College from Claflin University and the Establishment of a Normal, Industrial, Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race," Passed at this Session of the General Assembly, Provided the Convicts are on Hand and Not Otherwise Employed When Wanted by Said College.

March 9, 1896

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1896, Page 386.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That the Directors of the State Penitentiary of this State are to furnish to the Board of Trustees of the Colored Normal, Industrial, Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina forty able-bodied convicts as provided for in an Act entitled "An Act relating to the severance of Claflin College from Claflin University and the establishment of a Normal, Industrial, Agricultural and Mechanical College for the colored race," passed at the present session of the General Assembly, provided the convicts are on hand and not otherwise employed when the Trustees of the said college make a demand for said convicts or any part thereof: Provided, That the South Carolina Penitentiary be at no expense in furnishing such convicts except shoes and clothing for the same.

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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