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made and provided, be extended to the term of two years, to commence immediately from and after the passing of this act; and the representatives of the said Richard Hampton, deceased, shall not be liable to any penalty or forfeiture for not rebuilding the same within that time; any law to the contrary thereof notwithstanding.

And whereas, The navigation of the said river is very materially injured by a tedious detention of vessels at the said bridge, and the passing over the bridge has been, and is liable to interruption for a considerable time, by reason that it cannot be passed over while the floor is elevated for the passage of vessels; and as it is represented that the draw part of the said bridge was injudiciously placed heretofore: therefore,

Be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the proprietor or proprietors thereof, be obliged to procure and keep in good condition, proper and sufficient anchors, with chains and buoys, and ropes affixed thereto, and placed in proper positions on each side of the bridge near the draw, in order to enable vessels to drag through and pass without detention, and with speed, safety and convenience—and that the draw be placed in such part of the bridge as will be most conducive to public convenience-and that James Simons, William Bellinger and Lewis Morris, be added as commissioners to John Lloyd, John Rutledge, Richard Hutson, James Ladson, Charles Drayton, John Mathew's and Edmund Bellinger, commissioners named and appointed in and by the act, passed the tenth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four, to see that the said bridge be rebuilt, and ascertain the proper places for the draw, anchors, buoys, chains and ropes, according to law. And in case the proprietors of the said

bridge shall refuse or neglect to comply with the
above requisitions for four wecks after being
warned thereto by either of the above named
commissioners, he, she or they shall forfeit all
right to receive any toll on account of the said
bridge, until he, she or they shall comply with
the above requisitions.
In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in
the seventeenth year of the Independence of
the United States of America.
DAVID RAMSAY,

President of the Senate.
JACOB READ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

An ACT to empower the president and wardens

of the Indigo Society in Georgetown to esta

ilish a lottery. INTHEREAS the president and vardens of

VV the Indigo Society in Georgetown, have, by their petition represented, that they have a fair prospect of establishing a seminary of learning, and that it would much promote their scheme for that purpose, if they could obtain the power to establish a lottery :

Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the authority of the same, That Paul Trapicr, president, and Hugh Horry and Daniel Tucker, senior and junior vardens of the Indigo Society, and their successors, as a body corporate in law, under the name of the Indigo Society, shall have full power and authority, and they are hereby fully authorized and empowered to crect and

proceed to the drawing, and finally to conclude
a lottery for the use and benefit of the said soci-
ety:. Provided they do not, by the said lottery,
raise a fund exceeding four hundred pounds.
in the Senate House, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in
the seventeenth year of the Independence
of the United States of America.
DAVID RAMSAY,

President of the Senate.
JACOB READ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

An ACT to extend the time allowed by law to

IVade Hampton and John Compty, respectively, for building bridges over the Congaree and

Broad rivers. TITHEREAS Wade Hampton was autho

W rized by act of the general assembly, passed the nineteenth day of February, in the year of our lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, to erect a bridge over Congaree river, at a place called Fridig's ferry, with exclusive privilege annexed to said grant, with a condition thereunto annexed, that the said Wade Hampton, his executors, administrators or assigns, should be obliged to erect the said bridge within the term of two years. And whereas, after the said Wade Hampton had nearly completed the said bridge, the same was swept away and destroyed by an unusually high flood. And whereas, John Compty, by a clause in the act above referred to, was, in like manner, authorized to erect a bridge over Broad river, near the confluence of Broad and Saluda rivers, opposite his own land, with similar privileges and conditions annexed to his grant, which

bridge was also nearly completed, and was swept away and destroyed by the same flood, and at the same time with the said Wade Hampton's; and as it is but just and reasonable that the time for rebuilding said bridges should be extended:

Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the said Wade Hampton, and for the said John Compty, to erect and rebuild their respective bridges, on or before the first day of January, which will be in the year of our lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five ; and if the said bridges, or either, are erected or rebuilt within the time prescribed by this act, the owner or owners thereof shall be deemed and taken to have fully complied with the terms of his or their grant or grants; any thing therein contained to the contrary hereof notwithstanding. In the Senate House, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in
the seventeenth year of the Independence of
the United States of America.
DAVID RAMSAY,

President of the Senate.
JACOB READ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

An ACT to authorize the Trustees of Cam

bridge College, in the district of Ninety-six, to establish a lottery for the benefit of that institution. UITHEREAS it has been represented, that

V the funds of the college of Cambridge, in the district of Ninety-six, are considerably deranged, and would receive considerable benefit from an authority to es ablish and draw a lot. tery for the purpose of raising a sum for the benefit of the said institution:

Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Senate and Mouse of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the authority of the same, That the trustecs of Cambridge college, or any five of them, to be appointed by a board of trustees for that purpose, shall have full power and authority, and they are hereby fully authorized and empowered to erect and proceed : to the drawing, and to conclude a lottery for the use and benefit of the said institution: Provided they do not, by the said lottery, raise a sum exceeding five hundred pounds sterling. In the Senate Houise, the twenty-first day of

December, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and ninety-two, and in
the seventeenth year of the Independence of
the United States of America.
DAVID RAMSAY,

President of the Senate.
JACOB READ,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

An ACT to allow John Clement to take and

receive the same rates of ferriage as have been heretofore taken, for the term of seven years, after the expiration of the present term,

and for other purposes therein mentioned. TITHEREAS Jobn Clement has, at a con

VV siderable expense and labour, made a causeway of considerable length across a marsh on Cooper river, opposite the place where Clement’s ferry now is :

Be it therefore enacted by the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in general assembly, and by the au

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