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An Act to Extend the Charter of "The Board of Directors of the Theological Seminary of the Synod of South Carolina and Georgia," to Change the Name of the Incorporated Body and Better Define and Limit the Powers Thereof.

March 9, 1896

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1896, Pages 328-329.
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Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That the charter heretofore granted in the name of "The Board of Directors of the Theological Seminary of the Synod of South Carolina and Georgia" be, and the same is hereby, renewed and extended in tne name of "The Board of Directors of the Theological Seminary of the Synod of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida of the Presbyterian Church in the United States," with all the powers, privileges and conditions granted and conferred upon said corporate body by the Act chartering the same and the past Acts amending the same.

Section 2. This corporation is under the direction and control of the Synod of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Florida, of the Presbyterian Church in the United States, through Directors to be chosen by said Synods in such way, manner and number as they may agree upon and determine, and under such agreement and plan of government as the said associated Synods shall adopt for said Theological Seminary.

Section 3. This corporation is empowered to retain, hold, possess and enjoy all such property rights and effects as are now held and possessed in the name of the Board of Directors of the Theological Seminary of the Synod of South Carolina and Georgia or which may be hereafter given, bequeathed or devised to it, or in any manner lawfully acquired, and it is empowered and directed to sell, alien, convey and transfer the same or any part thereof, in the management, control, conduct and support of said Theological Seminary, according to such by-laws, constitution and plan of government as have heretofore been or may hereafter be prescribed by said associated Synod.

Section 4. That the charter of the said corporation in the name as hereby amended, with such powers as are hereby confirmed and conferred, be, and is hereby, extended for a period of fifty years from the approval of this Act.

Section 5. That all Acts or parts of Acts in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

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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