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An Act to Vest in the Trustees of the College of Charleston, Certain Escheated Property in the Parishes of St. Philip's and St. Michael's.

December 20, 1823

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina - Volume VI, Pages 211-212

I. Be it enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That all the right, title and interest of this State in any real or personal estate within the parishes of St. Philip's and St. Michael's, which shall hereafter accrue by reason of any escheat or escheats, shall be, and the same is hereby, vested in the trustees of the College of Charleston, until the said trustees shall have received by virtue of this Act the sum of thirty thousand dollars; provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed to interfere with or divest the right which the State has heretofore conveyed in the escheated property in the said parishes, which must be first satisfied; provided also, that nothing in this Act shall be so construed as to prevent the Legislature from bestowing the escheated property in said district on such person or persons as may appear to them equitably entitled to the same.

In the Senate House, the twentieth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three, and in the forty-eighth year of the Independence of the United States of America.

JACOB BOND I'ON, President of the Senate.
PATRICK NOBLE, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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