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An Act to Incorporate the Palmetto Lyceum of Charleston.

December 21, 1861

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina, Volume XIII, Pages 51-52.

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 Edwin Heriot, President; Samuel L. Hammond and Henry Sparnick, Vice Presidents; Virgil C. Dibble, Recording Secretary; Peter Gowan, Jr., Corresponding Secretary; Milwood W. Heath, Treasurer, of the Palmetto Lyceum of Charleston, and their associates and successors, be, and the same are hereby declared to be, a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the "Palmetto Lyceum of Charleston."

II. That said corporation may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, iu any Court of law or equity in this State; may have succession of officers; may adopt and use a common seal, and the same may alter at pleasure; may make, and, from time to time, alter or modify such by-laws, rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the laws of the land, for the organization and regulation of the said corporation, as may be deemed necessary or expedient; may be capable of holding any real estate, not exceeding the value of ten thousand dollars, and generally may have and enjoy all the rights and privileges incident to bodies corporate.

III. That this Act shall be deemed a Public Act, and shall continue in force for fourteen years.

In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and in the eighty-sixth year of the sovereignty and independence of the State of South Carolina.

WILLIAM D. PORTER, President of the Senate.
JAMES SIMONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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