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A Joint Resolution to Authorize and Require the Directors of the Penitentiary to Furnish to the Trustees of Clemson Agricultural College Fifty Convicts, and to Furnish to the Regents of the Lunatic Asylum Fifty Convicts, and to Furnish to the Trustees of the South Carolina Industrial and Winthrop Normal College One Hundred Convicts.

January 4, 1894

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1893, Pages 510-511.

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 South Carolina Penitentiary are hereby authorized and required, upon the order of the Board of Trustees of Clemson Agricultural College, signed by their President and Secretary, to furnish to said Board of Trustees able-bodied convicts, not to exceed fifty at any one time, and to that end to allow such convicts as are now on hand at said College to be retained and other such to be furnished to make up the said number of fifty, said fifty convicts to be furnished on the terms, conditions and restrictions contained in Section 5 of an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the building and maintenance of the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina," December 23, A. D. 1889, except that these fifty convicts may be employed by said Trustees in dyking Seneca River, adjoining the College farm, and in such other work as to them may seem useful, for twelve months from the date of the approval of this Joint Resolution.

Sec. 2. That the said Board of Directors of the South Carolina Penitentiary are further authorized and required, upon the order of the Board of Trustees of the South Carolina Industrial and Winthrop Normal College, signed by their Chairman and Secretary, to furnish to said Board of Trustees one hundred able-bodied convicts, said convicts to be employed in any and all work connected with said College, said convicts to be furnished until the work of building and finishing up said College is completed.

Sec. 3. That the said Board of Directors of the South Carolina Penitentiary are further authorized and required, upon the order of the Board of Regents of Lunatic Asylum, to furnish said Board of Regents fifty able-bodied convicts during period between 10th day of July, 1894, and 1st day of October, 1894, said convicts to be employed to make brick for the purpose of building a new brick building for colored male patients.

Approved: January 4th, A.D. 1894.

Benjamin R. Tillman, Governor.
Eugene B. Gary, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Ira B. Jones, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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