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'1:1 CqMstf1TUT1ON ~
Wa, THU PEOPLE OF 14t1 siac o sovrx cao.
UA 1, Qv ama Dst.39A'tq $II co'TU3iai4
Jsar, Do OpaiN AND sASTten THis OOPert.
TUTION rPO THU OoVAaUBsTa tor TUN -AtD
8s.ow 1. The Legjsiative authority of this
State shall be veoted In a General Assembly,
which shall cunsist of a Senate and a House
Sacvaw 2. Thte House of Representatives
shall bse composed of Members chosen by. bal.
lot. every second year. by the citiens-o' thin
State, qualified as in this Constitution is pro.
Smctioxs. EseblJudicial Distric't in the
State shall constitute one Elcttion District, ex.
cept Charideten D istrict. which shall be divi.
dedjnto tw Election Districts.one consistiner
oftibe Wste Parishes of St. Phillip said St.
Mtch!ael,.(0 be descrnated. the Election Dis.
trict of,Charleston ; the utber co(aofting of all
that pert of .the 'JidicJal' District, wifch~i
withoutl~ linits at said Parisaie. to be knfuwn
a. the Eletiob Distridtot Berkeley
SteOri6 4. The boundarlee of the several Ju.
dicial and Election Districts &hall remaas
they are now established.
$SOTION 6. The House of Repreeentestlvk
shall consist of on se hundred and twenty fbur
Meanbars,to be.apportioned among theNeveral
Elurtiona Distrcts of' the State, ncordingsto
the numnser of v'hite inhabitante cortained its
each, and the amount of ill to es raised by the
General Assembly. whether iect or'indirect,
or of whetever enecies psid in each, deducting
therefrot all* taxes paid o account ofi proper -
tyheld int any other District, andl adding
thereto all taxes elsewhere paid on account of
pMpgit) held in such District. An enumtera
tion of the White inhabilate., for this purpose.
W*as mnade I the year one thousand elrht hun
dad and fifty-nine, and efsall ba made in the
gree of every tenth yew thereafter, -n such
inanper as shall be. by law, directed ; and
Reprehenjattveshall he assigned ta te differ
e. Ofatt in the above-mentioned ' propor.
tip by Acr of the General Assembly at the
' unmediately succeedinig every sume
s6a0n Preided, That until ,he apartion.
saret, which shall be mad. upon the next enu.
meration, sball take efllert. the repreaentatiaim
ofthe s-veral Election Districts. as herein gon
*gtituIed.shafT continue acaesigned at the last
apportionment. each District which his been
hfvetofore divided into smaller Dietricts.
known as Parlshes.heavlin the aggregate num-.
ber of' Repressttensivs which the Parishes
heretofore embraced within its limaits he had
tines that apportionment, the Repr Prumtative
to which the Parish of All Sainto has been
heretofore entitled, being.during this interval,
assigned to HorrY Elecion District.
Sotoire 6. It the enumeration herein direct.
ed shall not be made in the dour.e of the year
oagnisted for the, purpose. it shall be the auty
us 1ie-. GovfInoV to have ft effected - as s*n
thereafter as shall be practicable.
Sa'sut' lit aig prescatatives t
-the several Distriets, the GeveralAssessbly
shall Sliov- 31o Representative tr every slt'y
second part dif the whole number ut-white in,
habitants inthqtate,,and one Represenlative
also for ever' -sfxy second -part of the whole
taxes raidedbi th Genseral Assembly. ''hebre
shall be further allowed one. Repreentatlvte
Ar such fractions of the sixty-second part us
the W'hite inhabitants. andl of the slity-second
psrt oifthe (axes, as when added together, foe's
Sperio9e8. All taxes upon breperty, real or
personal, shall be laid ubosL thu actual value ol
the property taxed, a the Same shall be aeer
tained by the assessrnett made .or the par.
pose of laying such tax. Itn the. ftrA appor.
tiontent which shall ho made under the ' n
stitution, the amount of taxes shall be estian.
ted front the averagecof the two-yearo next pre.
cedir-g such apportilonment I but is ever su>.
Sequent appurtlooinat, fdm th3 average el
the tes yeat s then next precss c
Ssc'oat 9. If, in the apportionment of Rep
resentatives ; any Electioa Distract shall ap,
pear not to be entikled. frotn Its population 1,n
Its taxes, to a Reoresenta'tlve; such Eleetion
Digtyict shall noveriholess send aine Represen
tathvelo and, iftherebe still a deficiency of Che
number of Representatives required by se,
tios firthfauch defiency sha be supplied by
essgningl eprese nttives to these Election
Distrwis haviag the .largest rplua fractions
whether those fractione consist of a coibirs.
tion of population and taxes, or of populatom
or taxes separately, until the number of. oen
hundred and twety-four Molbers be madc
up t- Protided, Aheoeser, That not inorp thae
twelve Reprasentattvea shall, in any apportin.
ment, he assighedto anyone Election District
Sao-ndW i10. No apportiondI.ent of Represeui
tatives shall be edttuod: tptfake effect,'in any
taanaer, until tne general election which shnal
suceed such apportidemnt.
taaotes ii. 'i hd Benato shall be aoposed al
One ssenbes from each Eleation IDistrict, excep1
the Election District "of Charleston, to whiep
shaill be allowed two Senators,
bac-ist lt. Upon the mieeting of the firs
General AMsembly, which shall ~be chosen un,
der the proeiloa. of this Consttuaion, the
Senators shall be dovaded, by lot, into twa
elspese 3theeste of the Senators oftttq'on
elaee to be vacated at the expiration of foat
eas W and the number of thee classes shael
~ rprloped that. one half- of the'whuh
'tofBeaatore say, a bearly as pussi.
- eetitnue to be obesen thereafter every sen,
biptls JS. No person shall be eligible to
petatpa seat, inathe Houseoof Re'pts
sentt yt. u bo s afree white 'tn'. Wit
bath ':iise h g e ft wenty .1 y, are
la th heta citisein anti a resident asf this 81ati
il~ee Yet'nest preceding the day of eleciun
-etia 'bh*~for the Iatl six muntho
aite. Wded h eontinus, a esidentf
-. a 4.Whish
~t ttd preenttiVecs
Lsch sit aion
8Sojas I? nhMes kt
elvetiotb, ilfnat 3it6 own
bers. wilahrity Oe o wsall
uhs t do bus' buta
g 1:b0tr hd from et day,
P$Wd to cogel the ated.
a bet nbrn such ma nner,. arid
= #oet Members. toorin knr, *
Uti sugt jsenalties, as nay be prtovidod by
law. . . I
SacTiow 18. Er.hrHouse shall chooe its own
,Mre, demertiine its rules. of proceeding.
pgAlta hIts Members for disorderl .oair
anid# with the cOncurrence of wo. depl
a Menber, but not a secod Ie ir the sane
j. WUCTION It. Each Houpe may punish, by im.
priuonme.- 1, during Its sititig, any person tnot
a Member, who shall be g $pty oldiepct to
thle House by any disorderiw or contemptpous
behavior its its presence* or Wito, during the
time or Its sittiijr. shall threaten harm to body
or estate of asoy Member fior anything said or
done !n either Huse, or who shalt asfpult any
of thlem therefor, or who shall assaultor arret
any witness or other person ordered to attend
the Hoti.-'it blot -gotne theret', or returning
tlerefrs. or who shall rescue day person ar.
rted ly order of the louse.
. Esaoro 20. The Menibers of both. Houses
shall be protected is .thp:ir.peroms and estates
durinir their 'attendance on, aInpr to and re.
Itsrning frm the GenerAl AseWbly, and ten
lay" previus to the sitting, aad-ten days at.
tr the ailjourhnmta. therof. Put these privi.
lages sha I not he extoded so s to protect any
Member who shall be chariped with treasen,
felony. or breach of the peave.
Sactoxt 21, Bills for raising a revenue shall
originate ino the House of hepresentativee, but
m y altered. ainended2or rejected by the
Senate I and all other hills may originate its
either House, and may be.ateuded, altered or
rejected by theether -
sxcittow 2. Every Act or Resolution having
the force of law shall relate. to but one subject.
ald Ij:at shall be exoressed In the title.
soox 28. No bill @hat have the force of
law until it shall havd been read three times.
.and on three soreial dayc, in each House.has
bad the seal of the State aflised to it, anl has
been qlgned in the Senate House by toe Presi.
dent of the Senate and the Speaker of. the
House of flepresentitiyes.
Sapirow 24. to .oney shall be drawn out
ot the Public Treasury but by the legislative
authiority of the State.
Sictiow 26. In all eleetionslby the General
A esembly. or either House 'thereof the men -
bere shell vote' essa ese."-and their votes thes
given, shall be entered upoq the journals of the
Hiotupe to --.hich they respedively belong.
NacItoN 26 The omembers of tho General
Aseeitaly, who shall meet under this Constitu.
tion. shall he entitled to receive out of the Pub.
lie. Treasury, for their expenses during their
attendance on. fuing to ands returning from.
the General Assembly, five dollarl fow eash
days attendance, and twenty cent i for every
mile of the ordin.ary route of travel between
the residenceof the Mtember and the capital nt
other plice ofaitting of the General Assembly,
both gotag and returninr . and the same tnay
be increased or diminished by law. if ciroum.
etatpces aball require.; but no alteration shall
he m1ae'to tak.' yfhbt during the existence of
the General tsaesly .which shall make such
Satso" 27 Neither House. during the ses
tIhn of the Genteral Aasusembly. shall, without
the essieto. of Ethe other. idjoart. fr more
than three days. nor to any other place than
that in which the Asedebly shall-beat the time
Bcortoe28. No person shall.be h alible jo-a
sent io the General Assembly m hols
any office of proller iusvt utd tis -Slat
tho United States of Aimerica, or any of-them,
or under amay other power. except oficers in
the pailitin. army or navy of this State. Maria.
trates or $tstices of inferpor Courte, while auil
Jitltices feceive no salaries; nor shall any
contractor of the armiy or navy of this State.
the United Staten df,A merica, or any of them,
or the agento of auch contractor, be eligible to
a seat in kliher House. Atid if any Member
stfall acceptirexecise anyof thesaidl dsquall.
fying ofline., he shall vacate his eat.
8sep .. If atny Election Distilet shall
negth-t to o iinanabr be tmensbels on tle
day of- election, or lit any persom chosen a
insinber of either House shall refuse to qual
fy ad take ei seat, ow phall resign. dieosits.
part the Stateaccept.a'y d lqualifyinf office.
er becopo qtherwise di4qtal ed Ill iold hie
seast.a writ of eleetion Ihal be leaed' by the
Preesdeutt of thdi enate .or speker of the
House of Repree1tativee, as the oae may be,
for the pbrpose of titing the vacancy ihpreby
occasiorted, for the remainder ot the ttn r
,whioh th person so reluilng ti qual , rb.
signing. dying. departing the State, or becons.
in_ dis4alfied, was elected to. serve, or the
Sdefaulting ElectoiS Diestr'et ought to have
chosen a mersber or members..
Mac!W ns 30. .And whereas. ! minipters of
the Gospel are by -their. prof.lon, dedicated
to the service of God and the curs of-souls,
and og! 1 not be dlvertad- from the great du-,
tieof their turncinone,'therefored na mnnlter
of the Gospel or publio preacher tsi any ma
ligious persuasion. whilst he contiaues ih the
exercise ef his ,p thral fianctions..sballI be
Ieligible to tha - o~ of'Governer, Ucteipant
Governor, or to a' seat in the' Senate or the
Ssotrtow I. The Ea&.ite' auithnrhty of this
State'shall he vested loahief Mis trate, who
shall be styled, The 4~oetnor ofthe State of
Sctow 1 te 4vernor shell be sleeted by
the ehecpt 401y lulied to vpte for Ieotbers
of thn ies Vi raiatiEiq, and shall hold
his offie,~ fyr humr y*re, and uti his succee.
ear' all be Ctfyttt 4IJ%45bu len
w'me p ren da b efitor Ar teis
onser'iat*e te -p
ch i ee
e of 4try <4 h ath beeSt citien
eeltt ~ftls~ i fr the leen yes
e~sl d . o ov an0
dn-uthesnn IVfto iflteta.
,(e de~ewhI*to the
ottM 51Iqd 1.eht
aet ye , Ieb,
Mi~taasl s r.- r w.-r
sPresltient f th6Senate, stlh llve lo Vole.
unless t1he fttnl b equally div Ated.
SIcyCiol 7.. The Senate shall, hv oe ta Presi.
ient prvefooe to act in the absence or th
ieuten .Guvt-OVernr.r, or when - he shall exer.
tile the to e of Go vernor
NVOIoM 8. A mnemher of the S.'naie. or of
the House t Represntatives., n .: a nil
actintas Governor or Iiute-'ant-Govert,r
shell, thereupon, vacate tis ent,. and another
paimn shall be elected fi his stead.
- EstoM 9. In case of the iunpeachmnent of
lite Governor'or hit removal from fflce, dieathi,
resignation. dilquatlfleatiun, disability or to
mtoval from the State, th Lieutenmat-Governor
bhall succeed . to his ofee, and in case of the
impeachment of the Lieutenart Governor or
his removal from office, death, resignation, dis-.
ualiftcation. disability or remov'al from-the
Ita, the President pro emport of the Senate
shall surrced to his office ; and when the othire
rif the Goverstor, Lieutenant Governor and
Prident pro trpere of the Senate shall he
rome vacatt -in the recess ofthe Senate,. the
cre-tary (if State, for the tiisi being, shall,
by proclamatiot. convene ile Senate, that a
President pro tetipere may be choecn to e2r
r.ise the oMce of Goverior for the inexpired
WarsoutOT 10. The Governor shall be Com
maneer.Io.. Chief of thp Arty and Nav - af
this State and of the militia, cx:ept when they
ihall be called into the actual service ofthe
8aovion 11. He shall have power to grant
reprieves and pardns after coiviction, (except
iI caes of imupeachmnt,) in such manner, oil
tuch terms in., under auth restrictions as lie
ohail think proper, and he shall have power tu
remit fines stu forfeitures, unless otherwise
firected by law. It shall be his dtuty to report
o the General Aslemnbly at the next rerular
ession thereafter all pardons granted by hin.
with a full statement ofcach case and the rea.
ons moving hin thereunto '
SoTosw 12. lIe shall take caste that the
awe be faithfruly asecuted in merty.
SUoCTo1 13 ' Theoovertior atil Lieutenant.
3overnuir shall, at stated times, receive for their
ervices a compensation which shall be nether
"creased nor din'nished during the period
lo which they shall have been elect
Sacmtow 14. All oftRers in the Executive
)epartmerlt. when required by the Governor,
ihill give him Information in writing upon any
subject relating to til, duties of ti.eir respec .
8scyior 15. The dvernar shall, trom time
o tipe. trve to the General Assembly Infor
ratid of the condition of the State, and re
omnmenid to their consdlrteration such mewasure"
as hte shall judge necessary or expedient.
Bsacmqt 16. He may, on extraordinary oc.
sasiones onvene the eneral Assembly.and
shoultelthar Hauoe reinaln yilthout a qiorun
ror three dalys, or in caseof disagreentseit be.
tweeti the tero Houses. with respect to the thtne
of adjournnetit. may adjourn them toi sucl
tihige as he shall think prop. r, not beyon the
fourth Monday of Novetnber then next ensu.
SteTioi 17. . He shall commission all offi
cer 9 of the State.
Szction 18 It shall bi the dty of the
ttamagerlso Elections of tis state. at the first
general elections under this Constitutlnn, antf
at each alternati general election there'aft r,
td hold stn election for Governor and Lieuten
SECTaoIe 19 rhe Governor and the Licuten.
ant-Governo, before enterinir upon the duties
of their respective offices.shail, in the presence
of the General Assembly, take the oath
Otu Wtr pW'ebribed In this Constitut-on.
s'ro'ite 21) Tte Governor shiahl retine.
durinjthe sitting of the General Ass'mbly, at
the pade wherp its sessioti may he hel. -; aid
the General Asseanoly may by law, rq.uire
hIm to rests at the tapitol of tIISlate.
Saretnte 21 Every Bill which shall hie
asle the Generat Assembilv, shall, be fora it
ome a law, i,. presented to the Govertor,
t he approve, lie shall sign it ; tint i! not, l,:
shall return It, with his objections. to that
fouse iql which it th il have oirigitrn .d. Int
shiall cnter the niections a' large n-a teliir jour
lal; attd proceed to recotsider it. It after savih
reconsideration: it majority of the whole repro
sentatiot, of that House shita agree to) pass the
Bill, it shall be senlt, togother with the obljec
tions, to the other House. by which it a sill
likewise be reconsidered, asni if approved by to
snrijority.of lthe whol' represritatiot ii thai
other Ilouse, ithal heine a la w lut it ntl
such cases the votes of' both HouseA shall be
detertsnlued by yeas aid iays,. and the n:ine.4
of eptosens. voting for and again.t the' LIL
shll be entered tin the jourial of eth Holms
respectively It ani yBill Ahitt.iot he returned
bythe Governor within two days'(Sundaye
epeepted) after it ihall have been Fr senti0t tl
him, the sme shall h a ltw in Ili:e nianne.,
ac j he had qigged it. A id that mil noily al
w& e be allowed the Gv n r i- c.iIat,_
Bills passed by"the Getigtah Aasasmnbly, ni. Illher
frtusa shallread aniy BIIT 'n thi las slay s iit.
session, exdept sucrh Bills as huieve her,
returned. by thieGavrrnor as he-nin provi
dd. A ItI'lCLE~ Ill.
Sacto. I, Trhejtid~cial power shall be ust
ed in auelf Superior and Jnfeurior Courts ii
Law anud . qttty as the Genierat Assenibl
shall, feotme to time, direct stnd'establishb
Ti Jud g -f the Superior f'-ourls shall be
elected bytihGenieral Assemhly, shall hold
tneir officesdur ing good behavifor, and shell
at stated tienes, areceivro a comtpenisation foi
therseaics. which shall neither be increas.
ed nor' 4lnnishsed during I hei'r a-ontinlui ne.
Is office ; but they shall recasive tno fee ni
prcrquislite df office, nor hold any other -oic<
o. prteitor trtuht under this State. the Unit's
States of Angria, or any of thiim. oV'an'
ethear powfr, The Gep ral Assemhb shall, as
seon as pobsi 4e. estabis fo. each ;D itrict ii
the StW ott infbrior Court or Courta,tu bi
styled '15 Distriot (ourt,"tbe Judge wheren
shall be' r4 aet In the District while lnnaffee
sbalt te edby the General Assembly toi
four years sitd shali .be re.ellqible, whici
CourA hhllae urisdie'tion ofal civil causes
Whe~sr bth of thogparties are peso
of ||~,ae l~ crIminal cases whqrsethb
acsed ii 'o of enter,'and the Gene-ra
Assemhly'empwereto ex he jurhe
diction 6fs bad Court sutb
eto . The J and'sil
at Colute d - teei 'As
semblymti i fd the 0iurpusi
of hear ing all. motiopes th
Ne tof jud ime ~ seci
uuyesubmitJ ti fu
ro sc medtil ashI'heil
ratio. sem At
Scopa 3d The .a le et all processes shell
be. "The .State of Sowl Carolna." AI~ped,
eestos th be -earried ont in the nams sat
ya~ ~ ~ ~ ut-he peac~i $a e oit~j
~rr j A~4~iLE gY.
e49 be th rl t pll'4
*Ve l~fO It be enll
J~ ree arkite SMan Jhbo has attalS.
af '.f (h t-one year,qi Is ne's
hbuetA 4-eoimiseloped ofcer or orie
r'ie...f tihe na~vv of the Ujttedi States fie shall, II
li- th two years *lext pricetding th 'day of i
eli it, haV(1 been, a citiw.mt or thie Statu , or,- I
for Ilt santme-pertosd. na emigrant frin Europe,
who- he4 dltfifkred his .intentti. to lwoome a'
cisrn fofthnl Uittled :toto, at*cordlinr to thle
'onsetitution atd Laws. ofthe1 Umited'Staes. :
H!e shll have rsiedc4 in this State for at least
two years netl precedinr the day of electiopi.
and, 1ot the last six motiho'ofthat time, in the
Disei et in which he offers to vote, $roisded,
homtrier, That the General Asktmbly may. by
requiring a registry cf voters, or other suita.
b!* leirisfaitIon, guaed against, frauds in elec-.
tions. and usurpations of the right of suffrage.
,nay iibo.,i disqualification Ie ite ne a pun
ishmint fir crh,'.and may prescribn ad
ditlonal qualifitations for voters ill municipal
A lRTICLE Ti
A It Versonm, who hiall be elected'or appomnted'
tw aaty office o proi- ter trust, before c-nterinr
onl the execution thereof. shall taker (hesides
01er.a1l oaths. tnat reputnant ito thies tonati
tutIu., pr-escriber'f by the Gemeral Assembly.)
thtefolhavint I gh tlai o Ith: I naI
"I ot swear (or aflirm) tyat.Ia'i dul' quall
lied, accoodmtg- t1 the Co nstituonfo of this
State, to exercirto the office to- which I have
beee appoitited, anti that I will, to the best of
tny abty,discharge %lbhe duties thereofand
preserve, protect and dlefetd the.Contattution
otthis Staie. antil that of the UuitedSiates. So
4recTrot 1. The House of Representatives
shall have the sol- power of inpeachino, but
n un1penchmn.'att nha Ii he inndie, unleas with
tihe e-mem-urtence of two-thirds of the House of
8F:CTIOs . All itnpeachmnentg shall he tried
by th,-Senatet. WlnV sitting -or that purpose
the Senators #hal i b t tn tith oir affirmation,
and tno pe. -on shall le convicted without
the concurrence of two-third. or the members
SCoTioN 3. The Governor. Lieutenant-Gov
ermr, anl all eivil officers, shall he tiable to
impeachiuaent ftr high crimues aid miademea
iote, foir - ny' isiab-havior in oIl ce,. for corrtp
tion in procurintr ofeice. or foranyact which
shall derialn tb--ir offieial charneter. But
judgment in such caseshall not extend furth
re than Ili reeoval fron office, ada] disqualifi
cation to htold any nffi-c of honor, trust
or ofit under thia State The party convict
ed halli everthelesa, be linble to indictminent,
trial, judgnenst iaid punishment according to
'SCTI:P" 4. All civil oficers. whotsA authori
ty s initce-I t n single Judiciil District. a
single Ehtction Distri't, or pnrt of either, shall
he apipoiiited, hold their toflice, he reimnoved
from #office ted, in atdition to latlaility to Irm
'cacmanit', may ie puntishd for offivial ints..
cond1uct.. il Auch tnatner as thn General As
semahl .previous to their appoitntment, may
NECTOt 5. Iamy olvil offcer shall be
conie difabled front tiischairging theaduties'o
his laofiee, by rea,'mm #f any perhmanet bodily
or niental infirmtity. his offilee may be declared
it, he vacant, ly joimnt resolutioin. agr-td'to by
two-tlirds of the whole)representtiaion in ,ench
Hon.*e of the Generral Aisembly :Provided.
That such retion shall coti"ain the grouids
fir the proposed tinoval, and before it shall
pass either 1iousa,'.a copy of it ,hall be
ser ved on the offieer, an'd a htaring be allowed
A RTICLE VII.
SEcTioN I, The T- opptrer and the Scorietry
tofSit-- Ohall lie e.lected by the General A ssam
bly.h file lilou (of Itepreseptalives, shall bold
their ollea tir. rear years -end 'shall not be
eligiblie for the noext unec-ce 'ing tert.
I scT aoN 2 All 9pther officers shall be apnoint
id, n tely hiltherlo have been, until otherwise
directed by hw ; btt th'n same person shall not
ho',t the office of sheriff for two conecutive
eOTIO1t 3. All commisions shall be in the
iamie anti by thies authority or the State ofSouth
Cailina. he , ealerl with the real of the State,
and be signaet by the Governor.
A R'ICLE VIII.
All IUwso' force in /bia 'tate, ot the adoip
tioti ot thin C. n.4titoton, aid not repugnant
lereto, Mshll so ioil inue, until altered oirr,.
pente-9 by he Gei.. ral A,'riabtily. except where
tIhty are i ropoary. in which cai they shall
e.xpire at the tiIei' ,eopeci veiv litmi ted for
their duration, if tnot continued by Act ofthe
tacTios I All power is origtitally invested
the people anid till free G.,vernmetits are
fituted in their authi-rity, anil are instituted
f',r 'hiir peace. sa'ety and ha;pinesa
SF.CTION ''Nis person sha.'l he'taket. oc in
.-I--. er delased of hir freihtild, liber
I.- sier p~riVit g,,. r othl:wed or eiled, or in
at. y iuniiinir di')epie i his life,, lherty or
ptruIerl y, : ot by7 due- proees of law : nor shall
any bi.t .int.liiuder, sz poal fiaclo law, or theo
law imui'~poing the iahhetstin oft constracts,
<v.'r he passed by time Ge-nerwi Ass.embly.
SiacojmN 3. Thei mthliary shall bqsaubordinate
tt th-- -ivil power.
Sacitos 4 The pr ivilege ofthe writ ofthabees
corpu's thl not be suspemded. tunmede 'hbri, in
case of rebellion or inivasion, the public safet
l . .aciioN 6. Excessive ball shall not be re'.
quiredi, nor exceasive fines iunposed, tier cruel
BecimoN 6. Tihe General Asenbly shall not
V ranit anyT title of nobility. or hereditary dia,
tincttion, tnor create any, office, the appoint.
. trenit to which shall be for any longer time
than durlpg gtood behqvli'.
l ECTia N1 7. Thi trial tbiJry, as heretoibm'e
ui-uiet in thi. Sitate, anid (' libtity of the pit-se,
s..all i'. torevyer inviilab 'lls'patetted. liut tije
(',ma.-ral'A aaemnbly shallh.V pow'er to detar.
ncthe number of Vr * Who a t i tn
Alitute thee jury In inde1 fe Worti~ letn-e
Courte , 4
Mac~zow8S. The free sij~ nd enjojr .~nt
:o rellgiooe profe.lian iti sweehlp, wil ut
discrimmnation or perfers n i) be .iq Ic
within tii tieptq,' to pil'mn nds1 PIp. d
IThai the libert d@ 'coeeolperhtby deciate ,
'shall not be no fued as .to eteus- aots of t
c entiousnes5-",:~ f pa ic ege nt
with tne pcea t~ato.
030T1ox 9-T~r~i fi ,ilii immuni.
ties and estI4ro jocf-p.
,citles anm 1 jq$I4~' , r rmdin
as if tle .t~R~~~ Wj~ae haed'otlbedi,
, alleredt tf itn , '- - ' -
Seoi'uawlo 0 ,4ite of primeliiture
shall .tf is 4,e-sta6mtqmg. and there shell not
'tall atp6e~m tuIliv provislon for the
I qpldfetr bti pf Iestates.of inges.
*3softes -ilb-The a Iyv of south Car'olinag
habaeb .ete~sd by the actiono etlth
p tfis neter slavery Por
noeaept sa pnishminet
a h.party; iai havaebede'
dolg om~jtt~t~f eIl, t. be re-established. In
*aib , ~lh Geumeral Asseu , - when
bYa eIlei upei lend, shall tesa,4
tI ~~npga capl u'gax, w166 Oeltatiot
he , ~ b' guji ban one-toqarth ot
upon aundredl dollafa worth of
ed ttue the lated leaoeptin
efras; ibgeItls f ueaepitgliei
asx. all such classes of person*., as Iruen diva
>41t 4r pier wise, ought, in the Sjdroteat of
henteral Asseembi.y, to ho Ezeigte.
' ARTIVLE XI.
Sc-riozt I Thi builnese of he Treaur
hall be conducted Oy one Treasure , who shap
told his office and reide at lie seat of Govern.
SECTIoN 2. The Secretary ofsiate shall hold'
Ile (.tMee and reside at thestet 0 Govern
50 called, unle.s by the concurrence of two.,
hirds of the whole representatton in each Houser
if the General Assesmbly.
ScTto 2. No part othis Constitution shall
se altered. unless a bill to alter the same shalP
iave been read. on three severnI days. in the
licuse of Ropresentatives. and on three sev.-.
rat days in the Senate. and a reed to. at lhe
second and third rtadings, bly two-lbirds of
the whole representation in each House of the
General Assembly ; neithershall any albea
Fln take eftect. untilthe bll,, so agreed to,.
"hall be published for three months previous to
a new election for members of the House of
Representatives; and, if the alteration propos
ned by the proceding General Assembly. aihall
e arreed to, be the new General Assembly,
in Ineir first desslon, by hlie concurrence of'
two-thirds of the whole representation in each
Hquee, alter the same shall have been re ad (in
three several 4ya tn each, then and not oth.
mewise, the Paine shall become a part of th&
Done in Convention. at Cblumbla, in the State'
o South Carolina, the twentyeeventh day
of September. in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred sand sixty-five.
D. L. WARDLAW,
President of the Convention
Attest: JuonN T. SLo8a,Clark of the Cox-.
Government of the United states,
President--Androw Johnson, of Tennes -
Secretary of State-W. IH. Seward, o*'
Secretary of War-Edwin M. Stanto.,, e
Postmaster General.,-William Deanneso;
Secretary of the Na&y--oideon Welles, e
Secretary of tibe ?nterior-,-James Harlan,
f Beeretnry of loe "resasury97-Ijugh MCul.
Attorney General-James Speed, of KeU
President of the Senate-Lafayett go,
Poster, of Conneotentc,
Speaker of tihfe House-Schuyler Colfazi.
Sab C. Chase. Ohio, ChiefJusie..
1. J tes SM. Wayne. Georgia.
2. Samuel -elson, New York.
8. Robert C. Grier. Pennsylvania.
4. Natlhan Clifford. Maina.
6. Noah II. Swayne, Ohio.
6. Daniel Davit, Illinals.
7. Samuel Miller. Iowa.
8. Samtuol F. Field, t!alifcrnia.
Wingflolel Spot#. Viceinla
Uly-tes S. Grant, of Ohio.
Atljutant Gseneral Lorenzo Thomas, Dela.
Judge Advocate General, Joseph Hlt,
Quartermnster General, Montgoiery C.
.Meigs, of Pennsylvilnin.
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