페이지 이미지
PDF
ePub

State

annual report

[ocr errors]

tural Statis/8.

[ocr errors]

to report census

General Assem

year; the amount of moneys paid out of it during the same period, by virtue of warrants drawn on the Treasury by the Comptroller General, or any other officer; the amount of moneys received by the Treasurer who shall then be in office at the time of such examination, when he entered upon the execution of the duties of his office; and the balance in the Treasury on the thir

tieth day of September preceding such examination. Trustees of the Sec. 13. The Trustees of the State Orphan Asylum shall, on or

Orphan Asylum to make before the fourth Tuesday of November in each year, report to 1869, XIV, 174,

the General Assembly, through the Governor, a detailed statement of all their doings, including the expenditure of moneys, the number, age and sex of the children, the number of admissions and deaths during the year, the number of children who have left the Asylum, and the place to which they have gone,

and such other information as it may be in their power to give. Report of Com. Sec. 14. That the Commissioner of the Bureau of Agricultural missioner of Bu. reau of Agr cui. Statistics shall make a report of his proceedings, and a special 1863, XIV, 119, report on railroads and telegraphs, to the Governor of the State,

annually, or as often as he may require. Commissioner Sec. 15. When the census takers shall have made returns, the to Governor and Commissioner shall forth with report the results of such registration bıy.

to the Governor of the State for the time being, and shall make a 199, XIV, 2:0), collated return of the statistics to the General Assembly, at its next

regular session.

Sec. 16. That the Land Commissioner shall annually make a

detailed report of the transactions of his office to the General 1869, XIV, 270,

Assembly.

Sec. 17. That the Financial Agent of the State of South CaroAgent of state in lina, in the city of New York, is directed to make and forward mabet quatents to the Comptroller General of the State a report of his transactroller General. tions, quarterly, which report the Comptroller General is hereby

directed to include with bis annual report to the General Assembly.

SEC. 18. The Commissioners of the Sinking Fund shall annually

report to the General Assembly the condition of the Sinking Fund, 1870, XIV, 388, and all sales or other transactions connected therewith.

Sec. 19. It shall be the duty of the Board of Trustees of the Trustees of Es- estate of Dr. John De La Howe to cause to be kept a regular De La Howe to record of all their proceedings, and annually to transmit to the to Legislature. Legislature a faithful transcript from the said record, for the year

preceding, accompanied by a copy of the last return made by them to the Judge of Probate, and by an exhibit, showing the precise situation of the estate on the first Monday in February and the first Monday in November next preceding.

[ocr errors]

Land Commis. sioner tu make annual report.

Financial

1869, XIV, 258, 5 3.

Commissioners of Sinking Fund to make annual report.

63.

tate of Dr. John

1829, VI, 397,

Sec. 20. That the County Commissioners of each County shall, missioners to re

Comon or before the fifteenth of December, in each year, report to the port to LegislaGeneral Assembly all accounts chargeable to their respective Coun- annually; penties; what have been allowed and settled; the number and amount 1871, XIV, 607. of orders drawn upon the County Treasurer; the taxes levied and collected; the amount expended for rebuilding or repairing Court House, Jail, Poor House and bridges; in fact, a detailed account of all their doings, as required by law. And, upon failure so to report, they shall be fined in a sum not less than fifty, nor more than two hundred dollars.

Sec. 21. The Health Officers at Georgetown, Charleston and Hilton Head shall keep a faithful record of all their doings re- and

monthly. quired by law, and report the same to the Governor, at the end of each month.

Health Officers to keep records,

to report

1868, XIV, 117, $ 29.

CHAPTER V.

OF THE STATE LIBRARY AND OTHER PUBLIC PROPERTY.

Sec.
1. Annual appropriation for Public

Library.
2. Commissioners of Sinking Fund

established 3. Daties of Commissioners.

SEO.
4. Comptroller General to insure Uni.

versity buildings at Columbia.
5. Attorney General to prosecute per-

sons who intrude upon property
of State.

Section 1. That the sum of five hundred dollars be annually Annual approappropriated for the purchase of a library for the use of the mem- priation for Pub

. bers of the Senate and House of Representatives of this State. 1814, V, 724, $ 1. Sec. 2. For the purpose of paying the present indebtedness of Commissioners

of Sinking Fund the State, and the interest thereon, and such further indebtedness as established. may hereafter be contracted by the State, the Governor, the Comp- 1870, XIV, 388, troller General and the Attorney General of the State, the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Senate, and the Chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, are hereby constituted Commissioners, to be known and designated as “The Commissioners of the Sinking Fund," to receive and manage the incomes and revenues hereafter set apart and applied to the Sinking Fund of the State.

Sec. 3. And it shall be the duty of said Commissioners to sell and convey, for and on behalf of the State, all such real or personal Sinking Fund. property, assets and effects belonging to the State as is not in actual Ib., $ 2. public use, said sales to be made from time to time, in such manner, and upon such terms, as they may deem most advantageous to the State. The proceeds of all such sales shall be set aside, and awarded

Duties of Commissioners of General to in

to the Sinking Fund of the State. This Act shall not be construed to authorize the sale by the Commissioners of any property held in trust for a specific purpose by the State, or the property of the State in the phosphate rocks, or phosphatic deposits in the beds of the

navigable streams and waters of the State. Comptroller Sec. 4. That the Comptroller General shall be, and he is hereby, sura University authorized and required, annually, to insure against fire the buildbuildings.

1819, VI, 139, ings of the University of South Carolina at Columbia. $ 15; 1865, XIII,

Sec. 5. The Attorney General may, when, in his judgment, the Attorney Geno interest of the State requires it, file and prosecute informations or persons who in other process against persons who intrude upon the lands, rights or

property of the State, or commit or erect any nuisance thereon. 1868,XIV,88,23.

313, $1.

erty of State.

CHAPTER VI.

OF VACANT LANDS, AND THE GRANTING THEREOF.

Sec.

SEC.
Sullivan's Island.

14. To swear chain-bearers.

15. Laying off lands on navigable 1. Cit'zens of the State may build on

streams. : ullivan's Island; allowed half 16 Deputy surveyors not following acre of land; to pay one penny

instructions to be prosecuted. annual rent.

17. Grani of surveyed lands to be ob. 2. Owners of lot yearly tenants; to

tained in six months. give up same when demanded 18. Grants not to be delivered until by Governor; may remove

purchase money is paid. buildings. Tities assignable as 19. (oncerning land over-measured in esiates for years.

former grants. 3. No right obtainable, except by 20. Secretary of state, Commissioners building dwelling house. Lot

of Locations, &c., not allowed vacant, if not built on within a

to take up elapsed grants; penyear.

alties 4. Manner of building regulated; 21, Grants for Sullivan's Island, &C., buildings, how removed.

void. Of Certain Lands in Charleston and

Deputy Surveyors' Instructions, Beaufort. 5. Vacant land in Charleston harbor

22. Rules for Deputy Surveyors-1. To

have warrant. covered by water vested in said

2. Measuring city.

lines ; to insrt runs, roads, 6. Land in front of certain streets in

swaps, &c., in survey. 3. MakBeaufort vested in said town.

ing out plats. 4. These instruc. 7. Wharves only to be built on lots

tions to govern; of warrants.

5. Elapsed grants. 6. Not to opposite such streets.

encompass lands before sur. Granting of Vacant Lands.

veyed. 7. Re-surveying granted

lands; how to act in case of dis8. Granted to citizens paying fees of

sent among parties; Variation

of lines, office.

8. Survey where lines 9. Clerks of Courts to be commis.

are obliterated. 9. Survey for sioners of Locations; their du. !

new grant. 10. Not to survey

lauds reserved to public, &c. ties 10. Secretary of State to make plats of

11. Running lines. 12. Localand surveyed, and keep re

ting lands. 13. Instruments. 4.

Chain cord of plats and grants, grants

15. Plotting 16. Conto be signed by Governor.

duct. 17. Scale of plat. 18. One 11. Judges to decide in cases of fraud

station to each line.
and collusion, and certify deci.
sion to Governor.

Fees for Surveying and Gronting Lands. 12. Deputy Surveyors to be appointed,

mit exceeding six in each 23. Fees : Of Secretary of State; County.

Deputy Surveyors ; Commis: 13. To take oath; to locate warrants,

sioners of Locations.
and return plats within three
months.

Citizens of the State may build

Sullivan's Island.

Allowed half

Joint Resolution, 1791, 84,

Owners of lots

To give up same when demanded by Gor

assigna

Sullivan's Island. SECTION 1. That such of the citizens of this State as may think it beneficial to their health to reside on Sullivan's Island during the on summer season, have liberty to build on the said island a dwelling and out houses for their accommodation; and the person or persons acre of land. so building shall have the exclusive right to the same, and one-half ny annuat rent. acre of land adjoining thereto, as long as he, she or they may require, for the purposes aforesaid : Provided, The person or persons building, as aforesaid, pay to the Treasurer one penny annualiy, if required, for the use of the said land. SEC. 2. That the present owners of lots on Sullivan's Island,

yearly tenants. whereon dwelling houses have been erected, and such citizens of this State as may hereafter build dwelling houses upon the said island, under the license granted by the preceding Section, shall be taken ernor. and deemed to have, and shall enjoy the same rights, titles and in- May remove

buildings. terests, as tenants from year to year, in and to the lots now owned by them, respectively; upon condition, nevertheless, that they shall be as est ites for deliver up the same when demanded by the Governor of this State

years.

1857, XII, 609. for the time being-he, she or they having the liberty of removing 12 kich., 565. the buildings which are now, or may hereafter be, erected on said lots. And the titles thereto shall be assignable, transferable, transmissible and distributable, as estates for years now are, or hereafter may be, by the laws of this State; and the said owners shall have, take and enjoy, and be entitled to use and employ all actions, suits and remedies, for securing their quiet and peaceable possession and enjoyment of their said lots, and restitution and redress for any trespass, ouster or injury, which they may suffer, or may be committed upon them, as tenants for years now have, or are entitled to. Sec. 3. That no exclusive right to a lot on the said island shall

No right obbe obtained by any citizen otherwise than by his actually building by a dwelling house thereon; and if such dwelling house shall be re

dwelling house. moved or destroyed, the owner thereof shall have the exclusive within a year. right to rebuild on the same lot for one year thereafter; and if no 1819, VI, 131, dwelling house be built by him within that period, such lot shall again be considered as vacant.

Sec. 4. That hereafter no person shall erect, or cause to be erected, more than one dwelling house on each half acre lot in the luted. town of Moultrieville, on Sullivan's Islard; and if any person shall build, or attempt to build, such a dwelling house, such person may be compelled to desist from such building, and to remove the same, by the Court of Common Pleas; and it shall be lawful for the In

Buildings, how tendant, or any one of the Wardens, of the said town, to execute such order, under the direction of the Sheriff of the County or his lawful Deputy.

tainable excent

building

Lot vacant it

built on

$4.

Manner building regu.

remove 1.

1827, VII, 333, $ 6.

Of Certain Lands in Charleston and Beaufort.

Vacant land in

of certain streets

SEC. 5. That all vacant land, not legally vested in individuals, Charleston huro in the harbor of Charleston, covered by water, be, and the same is water, vested in hereby, vested in the city of Charleston, for public purposes, but said city. 1836, VII, 151, not to be so used or disposed of as to obstruct or injure the naviga

tion of said harbor. Land in front Sec. 6. That all the land lying directly and immediately in front in Beaufort vert- of the streets, in the town of Beaufort, which run northwardly and 1795, V, 335, $1. southwardly, and which extend to Bay street, down to the channel

of the river lying in front of the said town, whether the same be covered with the waters of the said river or not, shall, forever hereafter, be considered as the property of, and belonging to, the said town, and shall never be granted by any Governor of this State, or be otherwise vested in any individual or individuals, or any body corporate, unless it be by an Act of the Legislature passed for that purpose. And every grant which may, at any time hereafter, be

obtained for any part of the said land, shall be ipso facto void. Wharves only SEC. 7. That such persons as may have obtained a right to any opposite lots opposite the said streets, in the said town of Beaufort, previous

to the 21st day of December, 1798, shall be restricted, forever, 1800, V, 382.

from erecting any buildings thereon; and shall be, and are hereby, confined to making no other improvements thereon than wharves, so as to leave the heads of said streets open and unobstructed.

to be built on
lots
such streets.

Granting of Vacant Lands.

of office.

to be Comm...

tionis,

SEC. 8. That all vacant lands shall be granted to any citizens Vacant lands applying for the same, on paying the fees of office, in the manner zens paying fees and form, and under the several regulations and restrictions, here

after mentioned. 1781, IV, 590, $I; 1791, V, 168, $ 1; See 1694, II, 79; 1695, II, 99, % 4; 15., 101. ? 15; 1731, III. 292, 2 7; 293, & 13; 1744, III, 635, $ 0;

1818, VI, 105, 2, 2, 2 McO., 351; 2 Bail., 401; R ce's D gest, Tit. "Escheat." Clerks of Courts Sec. 9. The Clerk of the Courts of Common Pleas and General sioners of Loca- Sessions, in each County, shall be, ex officio, Commissioner of Loca

1830, XI, 116, tions in such County; and shall take and receive the original entry $ 19.

of all vacant lands lying and being within the same, for which a warrant of survey shall be demanded, and shall, thereupon, issue

such warrant of survey, directed to some Deputy Surveyor, authorTheir duties. izing and requiring him, within two calendar months from the date 1784, IV, 59), § of such warrant, to lay off' and locate the lands directed to be suri N. & McC.,

veyed; which said warrant, when executed, together with a true and correct plat of the survey, shall be received by the said Commissioner, who shall make a fair record of the same, and, within three months after such return, shall transmit the original plat to

345.

« 이전계속 »