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WR. TH k PaOPLE OF itkdVATa b1045)ITN CAN
LINA. DV oUa OsLoAMTU4 IN bONYVNI'tON
MK T, DO ORDAIN AND, ZSTAIB,.ili THIt CON1TI
-rOT1oN FWa THIt 7 oami asiiht 6P 'T13 GSID
SeCTION 1. The LegiiativO a thority of this
State lmnIl be vested in a ;tenseral Aseembly,
which ashailconsist of a Senate and a House
SECTION 2. The llouea of Representatives
shall be comflposed of Miembers chosen by al.
lot, every second year, by the citi,-ine of this
State, qualified as at ttle Costitution to pro.
SICTtos 3. Each Judicial' .District in' the
Stnt1 shll 'dospttiiitue oie Electin District, ex.
cept Charlesten DiStrict, which shall b dilvi.
ted lnt) two Vilec.tion Districta.one conbistin;
' f.the late Parishes of St. Phitiip and St.
Michael, t, be dt-ignated tia Election Die.
trict of Charlcsiton ; lite other "consisting of all
that part of the .indicial District, which is
ithtutllto limits of said Pariahes. to be Iknown
atho ilhectiniq District oh Berkeley .
- ScT,,N' 4. -The buouatlaries or tle several Jt.
tilcial il' Ei cetion Districts shall remnain as
they are now datablisled.
E-rCTtIO 5. 'rhe louse of Representatvea
Plhall e-raist of one hundred and twenty loor
Mrtnbers. to ha apportiuneA anong thu several
Elction DMolicts of th- itata, according to
the npina'ler of whIhe inhabitantas cojutanaed in
ach, ,ind'tihlamnOutsil'al taxes ralled by the
Geteral Assembly.. whether direct or inidirect,
gor ol whateter species paisi in chh deducting
thaereiromt all taxes paid ofn 1ccounst of proper.
tyheid in s1 t) tper Distwict, and aiddln
tfiereto all'taxes el1where paid oi account of
propert) held ieatch,Distriot. Aln enuplTra
tion of tha white inhabitats. for this purpose,
was maqe-i the year one thousard eight hun
dred and *ifty- tine, and shall be made fn the
course ot every.tenth -year thereafter, in such
manner as,shill be, by law, directed ; and
Repretetlatives ehail he assigned to the differ -
ent.irlaits in itbd above-mentioned. Oropor.
tinsby Apt of tlhe Gennral Assembly at the
session jinediately'sqcceeding every anume
rattonL'Providt, Thai until the atiportion.
' ment, which shali be mado upon the next enu.
neratiob, ihall lake effitt, the reprdsentatlon
of the se-veral EleAtion Districts. as berein con.
stituted, shall continuea asligneI at thq last
apiortionmtent. earh District which has been
herelofore divided, into smaller Ilis'rlcts,
tsowni ts Parlahos.iavinr the airgregate numn.
ber of Representatives which the Parishes
heretofore embraced ;iin its linits have had
since that apportioninent, the Representative
to which the Parisi of All Saints has.been
heretofore entitled, belig.during. ia interval,
assigned to'lio'rry Election District.
SEoTION 6. It tthq enueration herein direct.
ed shall riot be tnade in lthe course of the year
tapptintaed for the purpbo, it shall be tht. duty
Of tie Governor to have it effected as soon
* thereafter as shjl be practicable.
saciitoN7 Inot assigunisg Rep-ose'niitiVes to
the several Di:trict, the Geiieral Amembly
'haIallow onie.Represetntat~s lair every sixty.
Aenend pr'otewoe nmber tif whito in.
habitants in the State, and ote Reprrsentativo
also for every oixty second part of thle whole
taxes raised by:tk Uoeral'Assamaably. Thsire
shalt te further allowed 0tle Repeeentative
tbr such (ectiots of tire sixty-second part, of
the wit Inhbitants. and of the sixty-secoud
part o'fthe taxes, as when added together fli aa
SECTIoNS. Alt takes upon ptloperty, real or
-persotnal, shall be laidt ot9i the actual value of
thI prOperty taxed, as the saie aiall bo aseer.
1ained bV the aascsimentt made or thn pur.
poine of layttng such Ia;. In the firut hppqr
ti.,nnaent which shi.1l he inado uptior, tha (Xn
stitution, the timount of tastes 'ilall be etimna.
led fron the averaist of the two years next pre.
cedit g such apportionmetit ; but in ever. sub
sequent apporrkitnmeut, from th average of
the teli yeats a theni next preodigai.
SacTIoN 9. 11hit i6e 'apportionment of Rep
reseutatives ; any Election District shall ap
pear tot to be eOtitled, (ro its populatiou and
its taxes. it) tIleptesenta ye; suoh 91testion
District shall ngerieles setd one Represen
tativo and, it'there be still a doticiendy of thi
haumiVer of Representatives required by see.
titon fifth, such deficiency shall be suplied by
assigning Representatives to those' lention
Districts havling the largest eui'plas fretions,
whether thosofrictions osist ofr bomnbira..
clah ol'topuldtion and taxes, or5 .oPopulation
or tax:s' separately, until 'leo tanum berf one
hotd I ksitI ;wenty-htMr Memnbers be made
tap -rzrlditdt hotsener. That' not nore than
tweIle oprseaitativeo sha'l, in any 'p 1rtlon.
nint., tio assiedatl to any one frlertiotl stric~t.
8:?TtQ3 1P ,Np espt epreseng
fat ives shallbV const e , lit any
snanntS until ing gee in b shlil
,0 9lil 41..i flOC.e ~ ped n
ensi ,stsiu-r from each i , except
the Election District or C which
'shallbe allowed twe~enutors
I , asltans 12. U~ the in thea first
Reap4Aasesim y, whitch shat hosen one
tier the, parovisionis of this; Co tution, the
'.natoye shall be devided, by lt,' itfo two
elasaet ihe sea or the Renatsors of the~ one
clil h tbe 'vurased at the expiritiont of four
-yqaa itd ftse nuamber of tt~cse classes shnll
.baeanprportiontd that one half of the whoe
nosmbr of Seniators maay, as nearly as possi.
Spottinuo, to tic chaosen thereafter every sec
-, iN13. No person shall be, eligible to,
S or t;i e~j'aetain, a seat in the liouse of Riepres
sehi (fNU tinticas' he is a free 'thite man, whfo
teatlh.satiadtlhe age ef twenaty-otae years,
baf fi boe'tsitfsen atnd a resident of this State
three years next preceding the day of election.
a hetjoysthe ,fa*t sic'zvtuth oI %lhi5
Rt a r ntneA theienfhoD,
trI( rh~f~'to f'epresenit..
Ste-rtsoupN O'pertshall ligi ble
or tsiksor tWe se4 tto he iat, uni~
he ls a free, wbe mao5 b.'hdstu4id
age. f~i iatve M mb9~ 'n 'a~M ha4
ei~ MWide ~ tJ~Jjt tN! i
esoiu- inu~ raips. (,e oa 4
as rsor se ' a rt
teea i o n 4
oftGovd et n
the cot p
alti e~b~ 0~omadrit~i
for tit alpt htsjJPtfItbfytll.p.
SEfe-rek1 T'he edoftof Qtii9$$da&
tornnd Reptselativat bitz a I
elcetiou, slhll beglit wl. Mago,
* wehs'eel~a wc,,, stetdY s
asemti Q440 T 1dlijbrityt, dt chch:Ubus shall
contittOt a run to do businesi ; bt, a
eO u ay njourn from day t ,day,
11t * ' thrisd to compel the at ind
of *ti mbets, in such manner .and
erfds S, . je ties, as may be provideo by
RoTON I8.-. Eeh House shall choose i ' own
oAcers, detertnip ils rules of procc ling,
punlsliats ieinbqrs fir disorderly behavior,
and,Vith the conturrence of two-thirds, espcl
a atember, but not a second time foi the satne
o8toaloN 19. kach Ilouho may.ptinish, by in.,
prisonme.t, during itsselittug. any person not
a blember, who alia If be guilty of disrespect to
the 1louse y stay disorderiv or contemptuos
behavior in its presence; or who, durlig the
lines of Ito stiting. shall threaten harm to body
or estate ou any Member for anything said or
done i.rither Hvusc.or who shall asaault any
of itesui therefor, or -who salal assault or arrest
any witness or other person order ed to attend
the House, In his gbing thereto, or returning
therefrom, or whb shall rescue any person ar
rcnted by order of the Houso.
btcTON 20. The Wthibere of hxth Houses
shal! be protected In their persone and estates
<torint their- attendance on, going to and re.
imnrning from, the General Assethbly, and ten
days previous to the sitting, and ten days-af
er theeudjourninent thereof. But thase peivi.
legem shall not b extewdet.so as to protect ny
aletmbewr who shall be charged with treason,
felony. or breach oh the peaco. -
cC.Trox 21. Hills for rfising a revt nue shall
origniate in the House of Representatives, but
eay ke altereL, amended or rejected by. the
Senat6 ; and all oguo~r bills iay oriinate in
either oese, atnd t*sy be aluended4 altered or
rejected by the other.
S-ICTIoN 22. j~very Act or tesolution havIng
the force of law shallrelate to but one subject.
and that shall be exoressed iq tlpe title.
S501*0o 23. No bill shal' have the force of
law upil it shall have been read three shies.
and on three peverai t.ays, ini pach House, bas
had the seal of thp State aftaed to it. and has
beena signed in the Senate House by the Presi.
dent of the Senate and the -Speaker of the
Hoose of R epresntatives.
SECTIoN 2N. No money shall be drawn out
of the Public Treasury but by tle legislative
authority of the State.
SircrIoN 25. In all elections by the General
Assembly, or either House thereof, the men -
bers shall vote "Viva voce," and theirvoiea thn
given, shall be entered upon the journals of the
House to which they respectively.blong.
SscTIow 26 The membei of the General
Asemably. who shall meet under this Constitu
tion, shall he entitled ip receive outof the Pub.
lic Treasury, for-their expenses during their
attendance on. going to and retturnin* irom,
the General Assembly, five dollars fot xach
days attendance. and twenty cents for every
mile of the ordinary route of travel bet'ween
the realdenceoftheMpmtber antd the capital or
other plitca of sitting of the General Assembly,
Nrth oinrg and returning; amid the some may
be increased ur diminished by law. if otretamn.
stancet alill require ; but mno alteration shall
be in.te. to takn effect dueing tein existence of
the General Assembly which shall make such
SecTioN 27 Niithior Hooub, durie the sea
tion of the General Assembly, shall, witbout
the consent of the other, adjourt. for gnore
than three days, nqr to any other place than
that in which the Asueaaibly shall beat the timo
Spation 28. No person shall be eligible to a
scat in the General Assembly whilst he holes
any office of profit or trust tunder this Stite,
th United States of America or any of them,
or under any other power, except otiecrs in
tfie militli. army or navy of this state, Magis.
tr atesa W lusticA of lpgrior Courte..while such
Jinsticob recci4e Ito salaries;'noutshall any
ciontractor of the army or navy of this State,
the United States or A meriea, or any of them,
or the agetts of such contractor, be elIgible to
a arai in Vither. House. ' A nd If any Meinber
al all aciept or exorcisa any ofthmsaid disquali.
fyitrtr offices; he shall vacatV his seat.
Serul 29. If any Election . Dits let shal
neglect to ch at matnber or membets on the
day of eleerdion or if any person chosen a
member tat either House shall refusa to quali.
ty and 4ake his soe, tar shall resige, die, do.
part. the State, acci tt an 0liequalifyin oftcn
or become otherdol dI uaidad to hold hit
seat. a writ of election sh ai b,3 ievid by, the
Preeqdent ole the Setato' or Sp-aker of the
Hotse of Representatives. as the casse mai, he.
for the purpose of filling the vacancy therebr
occasioned. for the grotmaider of the tern For
which th, person so reslusing to qualify, re-.
signing, dying, departing the S*ate. orbeicoq
inir diaqus fled, was-elected to serve, or iel
defaulting Election District ought to haveI
qlhosen a m uaber or enembers.
SsOioitt . Add whereas, the minisirs af
th earn. by their profesion. dedicatc4I
eerwLSe of God aned thecure of soub
otbe dIvertMd frnat the great dm
- nctiona, hbereforo, no minister
orpb eacher of any
1e9pt, e a continue, ina
his pasm nctions. sehal
e uffce , ~tvene r, Lieut
r to a seat .,:, the Senate
I. The Rxectutive authtpsrity
h:~ I be veslind lan Clhef Miegmrat
she bestyle, The G ernor of the 8
Sh mSw.-T~~v~tu shall be elected by
(beillh diy*It e i -o Vote Mr~hnenabers
of thq ptett.prestatives. auli shall hold
his o a Iferygars, antd unl- his sur -~
egy a be rm'andI qutlifled ; btt
ate. pt s'is6 ikallnot. le Goternor Abe twsb
3$. .siQEhall be elgibleto e
of~Qe o~ oveehaor~ taspaa hs bmth attaad 41p
reed to e at abe a acitii
pD g11 li~ ofie oGvernor, andi
er eSee or enmitstoun, civil or milita.
-i~tl1l p5))r~tfis WUtamt6r be
tatea~s r'bny of em,or ay o
t, qua anthe~b esue tIme.
~4..T~g i~hof every tactlo of
rahgli se~odup by the
loan "tefr ciwe Dias lets
seat diredto4 to
e~iu~qfw~a~if " diffser it
di UId~ of 35te
o the fu
no ethe hi
as. Pr eint'olothe Senate, shoal haveo'i vote.
unless %be Senate be equally divided. a
SCQToI 7. .The Senato shalltchoose a Presi.
delstprpotemp etoact In tho absence of the
Lleu t-Jovernor. or when jho shall er.
cise ip oillcoofGovcrnor.
Saotaoa. A meinber of the Senate, or of
the.House ofRepresentatives bencr chosen aid
acting as Governtor or Lie tenant-Goveroor
lusll, thereupon, vacate his seat. and another
persons hnit be clected it his ptead.
S 0TioN 9. In ca-io of the linpeachment of
the ov'ernur or his removali from office, death,
resigpetson, dieqtialificetion, disability or ro
onlival flrom the State. the Lieutenan t- GoVefiqr
shall'ticceed to til ofilce, and in case of the
imnpesp hmnent of the Lieuitenart Governor'.or
his reoival from office, death, resignvatlonA4el.
gnalfication,,dingbility or removal from tis
l'itawe, the President pro Iempore of the Senate
shall s1ccecd to lia Wlhce ; ancd wlet the QItro
of the Governor, Lioutenatnt Governor and
President pro tempora of the Senate shall be
come vacant its the recess of th'e t, nate: tihe
Secretary of State, for the time heiliv. shall,
by proclamation, convene the Sentaie, that a
President ro tempore may be chi osen to exer
cin the omfce of Guvernior for the mpl.-cd
SECTION -10. .ThO Governior 4halt be Com
manteer-i. Chief of the Army and Nav r )f
this State .j of the militia, exiept when they
shall be called Into the actuwIl service oftho
ScortoN II. He' shall have power to grant
reprieves and phrdons after conviction, (except
In cae or mepeachment.) in such 1maenner, on
suet terms and under suth restrictions as h
shall think proper, and he shall have power to
remit fines aid forfeitures, unless otherwise
directed by law. It shall be his duty to report
to ho General Asemtnbly at the next regular
session thereafler all pardons gratised by hims,
with a full statement ofeach caso and the rea
solimoving him therannto
SUCTIoN 12. Hit ahall take onto that the
laws he faithrully execeuted in mercy. .
SuctioN 13 The Governeor and Lieutenant.
Governor shall, at statud timnes. receive for their
services a coinpensation which shall be neither
increased nor edltiistshed duritng ilie period
for which they slhall have been elect'
SXc'rtov 14. All offi-c-rs in the Ex-cutive
Dopartnent. when required by the Goveirnor,
shall glre h!mn informatottins writn-r pon any
subject relating to the duties of thlr re spec t.
SaCTIoN 15. The Governortlall, front time
to tIme, airve to the Generp l Assembly intor
arstion of the condition or the State, and re.
conmmed to their consideration such measure.
as Its eshall judge ne-cessdry or expedleini.
Sction 16. ie nany, on extraordinarf oc.
ealsionsi, convene ete General As semiblyand
should either House rein %jit without a quorum
for three days. or in case ofdisagreenimst ho.
tween 11.9 two Hiuses.-with respect to the tIme
of adjournment , mny adjourn them tosuh
uit)e as he shall think propsr, not beyond the
fourth hlondayof Novemnber theg' next ensu.
9.citon x 17. He shall commission all offi
cots uf Ihe state.
xceTaox 18 It phall be the duty of tlts
Matayersof Elections of this State. at thit first
leneral elections under %iiis Constitution, ant
at each altorn'ate general election theeaftter,
to hold an ale--tion for Governor and Licuten
SacTioN 19. The Governor and the Lieuten
ant-Governor before erterinir upon the duties
of theii respective offires.shali, in thn presence
of the General Assembly, take ilhe oath
o0uffice prccribed it this ConstitutIon.
(ECTION 20 Too Governor shall reside.
durnar the P itinsr of the General Asseihbly', at
.1he plaie where its session imay be hlt ; and
the General Aenitnly may by law. require
him to rest.e at the iapitoi or the State.
FscTtitt '31. Every 1IlM which shall h ive
passeet tfhe General Aesenbulv, shall. before it
become a law, be presented to the Governor ,
tfhe' approve,'he shall sign it I ut If not, he
aball return It, with hits ilbjecilots, io that
lionuse in whifh it shall hkavu, originsted, who
,abail intel the nbicoottona at lairge ort their jour.
nhi; and proceed to reconsider it. It after suach
reconsideration, au.ajority of the whole repre.
setattions el that Htouoe shaill agpree to pass tme
Bill, it shall be sent, tolether with the objec.
tlonts, to the other. Ilouse, by which it aniall
likewise be repnsidered, and If approved by a'
nsjurity of the whole representation o thit
other' house, itshall temnite a law. But in all
urch csses thn votes of both Housas shall be
deterimitned by yeas anti cays, and 4e names
emf the pcorsona votitir for and againm the Hill
shall be entered on thet journal ofeach House
tespectively Ifany Bll shall not be returned
by the Governor within two days (Sundays
xcepitid) after it shell haoe been presentel to
.him, the smeps aball be a law in like manner
as if he had signed it. And. tMt time may al.
ways be allowed the Governor to qoneier
Hills passed by th' General Assembly, niellit-r
House shall rast any BilLoni the lat d ay 01 Its
session, except *uch BIlls as Ahave heent
returned by the~overnaor . as. herein provi
S ARl FICLE Ill. ,
cttote 1. The judtclal power shall be ce-si
such Superior and in feriors Courts of
simnl Ejtty as the Genteral Aetebly
front tame to time, direct and estabileb.
cd by the n~merat issembly. shulh hold
r6offices t ifdttW oeod behavaopt end shatl,
stated 'thtaa, res'elve a Centppensation for
thieir eervlces,. which shall neItfier be increa
ed nor dit pihed du Ig thceir continumanco
in offic.; beiethef, sli1 -receive no fees or
perquisiteg of oflee, o d .nypiher office
dil profit or trbsudrthsSae teUie
States of Ameribra, or any of thsim. or any
otherpower. The Gemseral Assembly shall, as
soon as possible, eetablieb .for each District In
the State an inferior ()trt or Courts, to he
styled ' The DIstrict fr"he Judge whereof
shalt be reldent Ii'he DIstrict whilein ofie-e,
sihall be eleosed by the General Assembly mor
four year., ad, shall be. ,e-elflrble. "whichm
Court shall have.juris'dktion of all civIl causes
wherepneyor~both of hie partice are person4
-oft-plor, ad ted.'j l fminal ci~jes wherein h
accused Is a perhn of color, and'-the G.G l
Assembly is Emapowered to dxtend thbe jairj -
diction of the sa.ti0tt to 'other sub~
jecte . A
Sporon I, '. I'he Judgesf ' et
at Columbias st. eclj time e1 4
by ay Actl pr ~ far tbs
an te enea A ta 4 b~q
'such other ftcor" twe
disre1e m t
be, "The State of South VarsglIpp
~utions .batll be carrieo oIn the'6
ib aathaehyit of the 1tete of soa
Mne dearidi agist the peace ae
nity oftbe same."
In all elections toW by the peopdm4
hewit e # 41 Wit ma 'b et
ringof Mb.Qilth Vwp Abeo Staft9pr ieshall,'
for tho p rceed t the day of
elnction, have tbeen a o .3 o to State , or,
forthe iame peeiod. an eivtaif from: Europe,
who hal deolared his ttntlion to,4ecome a
citisee of the Uniled .8 ,aeoordl -ato the
Costitution and JawsI Ibe Vdlt States.
Ra shall have resiYi6d ih Ibis, slale.l9r at least
twoyeara lext preceati ,e, tI belectiona,
end4 ror the last 51*t ofi6 tu.e, In the
Distirit in whicb he offbi's to oto; 'proe,ded.
Aot'eeer, That the Orperal Assetpbly may. by
reqIjrig, a registry e( welers, or olther suita,
bVo legislation, irid ' agalnt fraur -in iec..
toti.ap*1 usetrpations.of the right or; suffrage,
maey imoaedisqualificntion'to voita , a pun
hohment for criea, and tnay prescrie -ad.
,diplopal qualifications for voters in mudticipal
4 RTICLE V.
All persoa, shal( be elected or appointed
tit hny offlcd of profit or trust, before elteting
oil the exeoutlon thereof. shall take i(heeldes
spic.al oaths,.not repugntant to thiw (oinfiti.
ttion, prescribe by thle General Apac 17,-)
the rollolwinlr oath
* I to swear (or affirm) tat I nn dolyquall
flied, accordinr ir toiso Constitution sf., thin
Stute, to exerciep the officeo to which Ihaye
been appoit-ud, and that.] will, to the. best of
iny ability, diechargo the- duties thereofind
preiservo, protect and 'lefrend the Constimilon
ofthia State. atnd that of the United Statea. So'
help im1 God."
A RTIC LE V'.
Src-Tonr 1. The Houe or Representatives'
shal hav, th sol- power of inpeachinr,:bitt
no uinperichlmt shall be made. Unlesj'woth,
the roncurrenen of two-thirds of the itousof
tRCTION 9. All impeachments shall beDoied
by the Seiate. Whnti stinirlortht p
th heators shal i be ontionth or nfl3rmot,.
andi nit per-onl 9hall bot c-onvicteta withbtit
the concurrenoe o( lwo-thirds of the nismlqrp
SRoTtoV 3. 'Tho Governor. LicutenaflAGIV
ernor, mid all 'ivil vlicers, shall ,e hliableto
impenchment for hitrh crimes and nmoledere
noes, for ant ntsbelhaevigr it ofrcea.or cor.'op
ion ion procurinir offi e. or for anyaet, which
shell degrade th-ir offcial'character. But
judmeneit ih sociw caies shall not extedd furth
er then to remnitvsl frt oMce, and dioqualill
cation to hold any ofile of honor, trust
or p.ofit under tiW Stato The pr eonviet
dh shall. ntever heless, 'be liA tQble jlictient,
trial.judgncit and punishment rdlitg to
SEcTotn 4. Ail civil ofeers. whoaeiautorle
ty is imilteil to a sinirle Judicial 'District, a
aingle Election Dibtrict, or p:,rt of either, shall
be appoitnteod. hold tliir ofbie, be removed
rron offleo and; :i ntilon'to liability to im
ie-i#chivenent, may he punish.-d for oftnaln mis..
conduct. iu such irianner as the General As
Peml:bl .previutte to their appoiantent, may
SECTIoN 6. Irnny civil officer 'shall be
cotie diebled frui discharging tho duties or
his office, by runfas f uny poril ugy -, isy
ot mental intfruitlty.'hs olBeeuniy be declared
t6 be vacant, by Joint resolution, arreed to by
two-thirds of the whole reprenentation in esch
lnuAc of tlie General Assembly , Proided.
TOat, such resiulition saIti contain the grrounds
for the proposed weitiuval. and before it shall
paA either House, a coiTy of it rhall be
aerved on the officer, and. a hearing be allowed
A RTICLE Vil.
PECT-E1- I, The Tre'aairer and the 8eoetary
11f8tot,- shall be elected by the Genieral Atesemtit
bly.ini the Houvo ot Representative'r, shali Ihold
their oflices for fror years and iltallb not be
cligible for the nexttjccre linir term.
rCTIox 2 All other oficers shall be ninoint
ed. ts they ltith.-rto hioe beti, until otherwise
directed by latw ; but the same person shall not
holl the uffice of sheriff for- two consOautive
SEcTioN 3. All commissions shall be in the
naime and by the authority or the stato nfsoutn
Ca'olina. be icaled with the senlof theState,
and b uigned by the G6vernor.
A RTICLE VI11.
All lawsor force in thix Slate, at til atsiop
Iion u .this C. naititutlot, and not, riepugiant
iereto, Asll so continie, until altered orr
peale-i hyeh'- Geti- ref Atseily, ezcept where
they are trInporary. in. whIoh caib they Aball
expire i't tie tim-, Ieopwelively limited. for
.their duration, if not. coiiilntet Y Act ofthe
- IARTICI# Je.'
SoTrToIr I All power is, 60 49aly Invested
the people, and all free yrifits are
founnedoh their authority,'1gd nu.iIre iltted
for their peace, safety enid ha ine.a
SECTtoN 2. No persoA 'hai Ot
privs ed, 'Or diaseized of r4I10d, t" r'
tice or privilearcas 4ir outla p
apiy. wiahner deprived. of PJ le olbr u
propert y. but by dpipocs of lw ,ir u~
sny bill ur~attaitler, ez fe.* ao'. I ~ i
law inm the ohb lratiq4 of
evrer bo er, htheo Genetrp Asernmy.
ist th eolvil -power. -., , .ht
SECTION 4 Th rvleefp
corptus shall not be suspen~ddunIeq hwm n
cas of rebellioni or invaion, ti'pwjblw'sa
require it. . t
n'Zc~ii, 5. Excessive ball e a~g~j
quritet or exesive fites Imus i br crucd
BSc~mon 6. The General Ass. a iwot
grant any title of nobility, or hosedlay i ,
tintilon, not create any office, stlhe p~h
ment to which shall tie for any, isgqr sirn
than durinsr good~ btehavior.
Sscflow 7. The trial by j ut- s hteloioee
- uedm im9 Ibis State, and ti:a I1br f~eP,
sell be forever inviolably pgnj D thes
G eneral Asseblyshal d tr-J
usine thse number of pie~VWW~al~o
atiulo the jury ho the
tctso P.Tefe xsee iE
of re i~one professied iI it
withi 'nie lStte,
That thu libe.'ty of f4, ~ at
n~lot 60econste *~5O~ O5cVl
th d ttsf CllAIe~~ of te.
O og 4ti9
yo- a i h afwg
d tl'establilse dta
tax, all such oasees o rprons, as from disa
bilIy dr oberw iWrOW1V46q94i..dgmege f
the zeneral Assembly, 6ialn exempted.
shall be conducted:by one Treas.ts w" sha1
hold his office and reuldoipt th' ;:;I turn'
8EcTiow 9. The Secretary ofSlate Ih114
his eflice and reside at thb seat of Vafern
SECTzOx1. No Vonventigonot the People shall
he called. unless by the conpurrence of twpj
thirds or tih whole representation in each flousd
of the Genejral Assembly.
NacTION 2. No part ofthis Constitution efiall'
be altered. unless a bill to alter the same shall
have boen road. on three several days, in the
House of -Re presenlativfs. and on throe sev.
ral days in the Senago. and actree'l to. at the
heoond and third readitngs, by two-third. er
the whole representation it) each Hoaso of the
General Aseombly ; -neithershall any altera
tion take effect, until the bil;, so agreed to,
shall be published for three months previous to
a new etection for members of the House of
Riepresentatives I and, if the alteration propos
ed by -tt preceding General Assembly, shall
be atr eedl to, by the new General Assembly.
In tiasir first lisilon, by the concurrence of
two-thirds or the whole representation in aschl
Mouse, af ter the same shall havo been read on
three several dlays in each, then gned not oth
orwisi the .rano shall become a pat of tha
'boie in Con"'ention, at C>lumbia, in the State
01 South Carolina, the twenty-seventh day
of September. In the year of our Loid qo
thousandil eight hundred -aild si1tY
D. L. WARL
Preeident of the Convenilon.
est :JOHN T. 8toA1, Clerk of the Col
GoVernment of the United Bteits.
P-esident-Andrew Johnson, of Tennn.
Secretary of State..-W. P. sewad, of
Secretary of Wjar-Edwin bl. Stanuton, Of
I Postmaster General--William Denilse,..
of 0 I"o.P
Seoereti of the Navy-Gideen Welles, of
Secretary of the anterior-James11 Harlan,
f Seren y of the 'reasury--tugh 3eCul
tutorney Goneral.-James Speed, of Ken
President of the Senae-Lafayette .
Poster. of Connectient.
Speaker of the liouse-Sachuyler Celfax,
Salmon C. Chse, Ohio, CliefJuutice.
I. Jlames4 M. Wayne. Georgia.
2. Samuel .Nelson, New York.
8. Robert C. Grier, Pennsytvania.
4. Nat han Clien ord. Aat
5. Noali. Swasyne, OhA0
0- Daniel Davis, Illinois.
7. Satnuel Miller, Iowa.
8. Samuel F. Field, Californi,.
WiPgfiebi Scotit, Virginia,
Ulyse.4 S. Gr-ant. of Ohio.
Adjuttunt General Lorenzo Thornas, Del.
D..dge Advocate General, Joseph 1191t,
D. A.I oehIot
Quartermaster, General, Aonoery C.
Melge#, of I'Cutnsy vlyatin Mngoey
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