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A Joint Resolution to Appoint a Special Commission, to Consist of the Governor and the Superintendent of Education of this State, to Confer and Correspond with the Governors and Superintendents of Education of Other Southern States, as to the Adotpion of Uniform Text Books to be Used in the Free Schools of this State.

December 24, 1890

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1890, Page 698.

Whereas, it is important that true and authentic histories and uniform text books should be adopted to be used in the free schools of this State; and whereas, the cost of such text books would be greatly lessened if adopted for the use in other Southern States:

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 Governor and Superintendent of Education of this State be, and are hereby, appointed a Special Commission to confer and correspond with the Governors and Superintendents of Education of other Southern States, in reference to adopting an uniform series of histories and other text books to be used in the free schools of this State, and that they report thereon at the next meeting of the General Assembly.

Approved December 24th, A.D. 1890.

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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