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An Act to Extend the Powers of the Commissioners of Free Schools of the Parishes of St. Philip and St. Michael.

December 21, 1857

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina, Volume XII, Page 517.

I. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in General Assembly, That the power heretofore granted to the Commissioners of Free Schools of St. Philip and St. Michael, to assess and levy a tax for the purposes of education, be extended so as to permit the said tax to be thirty per centum upon the general tax, to be levied upon the property and inhabitants within the said Parishes.

II. The Tax Collector of the said parishes shall be entitled to receive for his services in and about the said tax, three per centum upon the amount collected, and no more.

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

JAMES CHESNUT, Jr., President of the Senate.
JAMES SIMONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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