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An Act to Incorporate Certain Societies.

December 20, 1832

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VI, Page 463 - Points to:
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VIII - Pages 376-378.

I. Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the following societies and associations, to wit:

"The General Committee of the Savannah River Baptist Association;"
"The Milford Baptist Church, of Greenville District;"
"The Deacon and Members of the Salem Baptist Church of Marlborough District;''
"The Swift Creek Baptist Church, of Darlington District;"
"The Welch Neck Baptist Association;"
"The Bennetsville Baptist Church;"
"The Coosawhatchie Baptist Church;"
"The Hamburgh Library Society;"
"The Board of Directors of the Theological Seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of South Carolina;"
"The Charleston Firemen's Benevolent Association;"
"The Trustees of the Saint Mathews Academy;"
"The South Carolina Sugar Refining Company;"
"The South Carolina Iron Manufacturing Company;" and
"The Board of Directors of the Theological Seminary of the Synod of South Carolina and Georgia,"

be bodies corporate and pohtic, by the names to them, respectively, assigned.

II. The societies and associations aforesaid shall, by their respective names, have succession of officers and members, to be chosen according to their respective by-laws; and shall have power, respectively, to make by-laws, not repugnant to the laws of land; to have, keep and use a common seal, and the same to alter at will; to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of this State; and to have and enjoy every right incident to incorporation.

III. They are also, severally, empowered to retain, hold, possess and enjoy, all such property as they may now, respectively, be possessed of, or entitled to, or which shall hereafter be given or bequeathed to, or in any manner acquired by them; and to sell, alien, or in any way transfer the same, or any part thereof: provided, the amount so held shall in no case exceed ten thousand dollars; except the South Carolina Sugar Refining Company, which may hold to the amount of one hundred thousand dollars, the South Carolina Iron Manufacturing Company, which may hold to the amount of one hundred thousand dollars, and the Board of Directors of the Theological Seminary of the Synod of South Carolina and Georgia, which may hold to the amount of two hundred thousand dollars.

IV, V, VI, VII - Sugar Refining Company.

In the Senate House, the twentieth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, and in the fifty-seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America.

H. DEAS, President of the Senate.
H. L. PINCKNEY, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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