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A Joint Resolution Constituting the Governor, Attorney-General and Comptroller-General a Commission to Adjudicate the Claim of Thomas J. Mackey for Services Alleged to Have Been Rendered in Prosecuting the Claim of the State Against the United States for Rent of the South Carolina Military Academy.

March 2, 1897

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1897, Pages 666-667.
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Whereas by an Act of the General Assembly entitled “An Act to appropriate the fund received from the United States government for rent of and damage to the South Carolina Military Academy to certain uses,” approved December 22d, 1888, the sum of five thousand dollars was set aside to meet any claims which may be approved for the expenses of the collection of the same, and the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars thereof has been paid to Caleb Bouknight as an agent employed to collect the said rent and the balance of such reserved fund applied to the permanent improvement and equipment of the said Academy; and whereas Thomas J. Mackey has petitioned the General Assembly claiming compensation to the amount of two thousand five hundred dollars for services alleged to have been rendered by him in the prosecution of said rental claim, under contract with the Board of Visitors of the South Carolina Military Academy.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That the Governor, Attorney-General and Comptroller-General are hereby appointed a Commission to investigate the said claim of the said Thomas J. Mackey and to report within the first week of the next session of the General Assembly its conclusions of law and fact, and the action of said Commission on said claim, if unanimous, shall be final.

Approved: March 2nd, A.D. 1897.

William H. Ellerbee, Governor.
Miles B. McSweeney, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate.
Frank Boyd Gary, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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