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An Act to Amend Section 2 of an Act Entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Wallingford Church and Academy, of Charleston," Approved 15th of February, 1872, Relating to the Property and Powers of Said Corporation.

December 23, 1886

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1886, Page 558.
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Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That Section 2 of an Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Wallingford Church and Academy, of Charleston," approved 15th of February, 1872, be so amended as to read as follows:

"Section 2. That the said corporation shall be capable in law to purchase, have, hold, receive, enjoy, possess and retain to itself in perpetuity, or for any term of years, any lands, tenements or hereditaments, or other property, of what nature soever, not exceeding the sum of two hundred thousand dollars, or to sell, mortgage or alien the same, as the said corporation shall think fit; and by its said name to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, in any Court of Law or Equity in this State; and to make such rules and by-laws, not repugnant to the laws of the land, as, for the order, rule, good government and management thereof, may be thought necessary and expedient: Provided, That nothing contained herein shall be construed to interfere with the prerogatives, control and direction of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America over the institution aforesaid."

In the Senate House, the twenty-third day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six.

William L. Mauldin, President of the Senate.
James Simons, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Approved: December 23d, A.D. 1886.
John P. Richardson, Governor.

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