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An Act to Authorize and Empower the Commissioners of the Orphan House of Charleston to Select the Number of Youths Therein Mentioned, from those Educated and Maintained on the Bounty of that Institution, Who Shall be Allowed to Complete Their Education at the Military Schools Established by this State.

December 21, 1854

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina, Volume XII, Page 318.

I. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act, the Commissioners of the Orphan House in the city of Charleston shall be, and they are hereby, authorized and empowered to select, once in every four years, two youths from the number educated and maintained on the bounty of that institution, for the purpose of completing their education at the military schools established by this State, and graduate therein: Provided, That it does not increase the number to which Charleston District is now entitled.

II. That the Board of Visitors, the Superintendents and Professors of the said military schools shall be, and they are hereby, directed to receive and cause to be educated and allowed to graduate at the said military schools, the youths to be selected as aforesaid; subject, nevertheless, to all the rules, orders and regulations of the said military schools.

III. That all expense incident to the education and maintenance of the said youths so to be selected, shall be defrayed from the amount annually appropriated by the Legislature to the said military schools.

IV. That as the youths so chosen shall graduate, or in case of the death, expulsion or removal of them, or any of them, the Commissioners aforesaid are hereby authorized and empowered to fill up any vacancy occasioned thereby.

In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, and in the seventy-ninth year of the sovereignty and independence of the United States of America.

ROBT. F. W. ALLSTON, President of the Senate.
JAMES SIMONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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