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BY JULIAS'1!'SELBY. COLUMBIA, S. C.. SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 28, 1868. : VOLUME IV-NO. 8&:
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Acts Passet* at the Late Session oi
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH QUARANTINE AT
* GEORGETOWN, CHARLESTON AND HEL?
I. Be it enacted by die Senate and
House of Representatives of the State
of South Carolina, now mel and silling
in General Assembly, and by the au?
thority of die same, The anchorage
ground for vessels at quarantine at
the porta of Georgetown, Charleston
and Hilton Head shall be where it
has heretofore been, and shall be de?
signated by buoys to b? anohored
under tho direction of the health offi?
cers; arid every vessel subject to qua?
rantine shall, immediately on her
arrival, anchor within them, and
there remain, with all persons arriv?
ing on her, subject to the examina?
tion and regulations imposed by law.
For the purposes of quarantine the
port at Hilton Head shall be held to
include the port of Beaufort.
H. Vessels arriving at the ports of
Georgetown, Charleston and Hilton
Head shall be subject to quarantine
as follows: 1. All vessels from any
place where pestilential, contagious
or infec? Vus disease existed at the
tinie of their departure, or which
shall have arrived at such place and
proceeded thence to either of said
ports, or on board of which, during
the voyage, any case of such disease
shall have occurred, arriving between
the first day of May and the first day
of November, shall remain at qua?
rantine for at least thirty days after
their arrival, and at least twenty days
after their cargo shall have been dis
J? charged, and shall perform such-fur
> trier quarantine as tho health officers
may prescribe. 2. All vessels from
any plaoe (including islands) in Asia,
Africa or the Mediterranean, or from
any of the West Indies, Bahama,
Bermuda or Western Islands, or from
any place in America in the ordinary
passage from which they pass South
of Hilton Head; aud all vessels on
board of which, during the voyage,
or while at the port of their depar?
ture, any person shall have been sick,
arriving between the first day of May
and the first day of November, and
all vessels from a foreign port, and
cot embraced in the first sub-division
of this Section, shall, on arrival at
the quarantine ground, be subject to
visitation by the health officers, but
shall not be detained beyond trie
time requisite for duo examination
and observation, unless tbey shall
have had on board during the voyago
some case of infectious, contagious
or pestilential disease, in which case
trioy shall be subject to sucri quaran?
tine regulations AR trie health officers
may prescribe. 3. All vessels em?
braced in trie foregoing provisions,
wriioh are navigated by steam, shall
be subject only to such length of qua?
rantine and regulations as the hcaltri
officer shall enjoin, unless they shall
have had on board during trie voyage
some case of infeetions, contagious
or pestilential disease, in wriicri case
triey shall be subject to such quaran?
tine as tho hcaltri officer sriall pro?
III. All vessels and persons remain?
ing at quarantine on tho first day of
November shall thereafter be subject
to sucri quarantine and restrictions as
vessels and persons arriving on and
after that day.
IV. The health officer, Intendant
and Wardens, or trie Mayor and Al?
dermen, as trie case may be, when?
ever in their judgment the public
health shall require, may order any
vessel at the wharves of either of said
ports, or in their vicinity, to the qua?
rantine ground or other place of
safety, and may require all persons,
articles or things introduced into said
ports from such vessels, to hts seized,
returned on board, or removed to
the quarantine grouud or other pince.
If the master, owner or consignee of
the vessel cannot bo found, or shall
refuse or neglect to obey tho order of
removal, the health officer, Intendant
and Wardens, or Mayor nnd Alder?
men, os tho caso may be, shall have
power to cause such removal nt the
expense of such master, owner or
consignee, and such vessel or person
shall not return to tho port without
the written permission ot" the health
V. If any vessel arriving at the
quarantine ground, subject to qua?
rantine, shall be bound to some port
North of either of so id ports, the
health officer, ofter having duly visit?
ed and examined her, maj' permit
her to pass on her voyngo, but no
such vessel shall be brought to an?
chor off of either of said ports, nor
shall any of her crew or passengers
land in or hold any communication
with either of said ports or any per?
VT. The master of every vessel re?
leased from quarantine and arriving
at a wharf in either of said ports,
shall, within twenty-four hours after
such release, deliver tho permit ol
the health officer at tho office of the
Mayor or Intendant, as tho case may
VII. Nothing in this Act shall pre?
vent any vessel arriving at quarantine
from again going to sea before break?
VIII. It shall be the duty of encl:
pilot belonging to either of tho soie
ports to use his utmost endeavors tc
hail every vessel ho shall discover cn
tering the port, and to interrogate
the master of such vessel in roferoucc
to all matters ueceesary to en abb
such pilot to determine whether, ac
cording to the provisions of tho pre
ceding Sections, such vessel is subjec
to quarantine or examination by tin
IX. If from the answers obtuinec
from such inquiries it shall appeu
that such vessel is subject to quaran
tine or examination by the healtl
officer, according to the precedini
Sections, tho pilot shall immediate!;
give notice to the master of the VOE
sel that he, his vessel, his cargc
crew and passengers, aro subject t
such examination, and that he mat
proceed and anchor said vessel at th
quarantine anchorage, there to awai
tho further directions of tho healt
X. It shall be the duty of ever
pilot, who shall conduct into port
vessel subject to quarantine or e:
animation by the health officer:
1. To bring such vessel to anche
within tho buoys marking tho quarai
2. To prevent any vessel or bo?
from coming along side of the voss
under his charge, and to prove?
anything on board from being tran
forred to or throwu into any otb'
vessel or boat.
3. To present to tho master of tl
vessel a printed copy of this Ac
when such copy shall hnvo been d
livered to him for that purpose.
?. To take care that no violatio:
of this Act be committed by any pc
sou, and to report such as sholl 1
committed, as soon as may be, to tl
5. To subject himself to such tl
tontion und delay, and cleansing ai
purification as to his person ai
clothing, as shall be prescribed 1
the health officer after having board
or brought to the quarantine grou
any vessel subject to quarantine.
XI. It shall be tho duty of t
health officer to board every ves
subject to quarantine or visitation
him immediately on her arrival, 1
tween sun-rise and sun-set ; to inqu
as to the health of all perBons
board, and the condition of the v
sci and cargo, by inspection of t
bill of health, manifest, log-book
otherwise; to examine on oath
many, and such persons on board
ho may jndgo expedient to ena
him to determino tho period of qu
antino and the regulations to wh
such vessel Bhnll bo made subje
and report tho facts and his cone
sions, and especiully to report
number of persons sick, nnd the
ture of tho disease with which tl
aro afflicted, to the Mayor or lute
ant, in writing.
XII. It shall be the duty of
health officer to reside within or n
tho quarantine ground, ard ho si
1. To remove from tho quaranl
anchorage ground any vessel he r
deem dangerous to tho public hot
to any plaoo South or East of
quarantine ground inside the bar.
2. To causo any vesuel under qi
an tine, when he shall judge it ne
Bftrv for tho purification of the ve
or her cargo, passengers, or crew
either of them, to discharge or !
the same at the quarantine grou
3. To cause any such vessel
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cargo, bedding, and tho clothing of
porsons on board, to bo ventilated,
cleansed and purified in such man?
ner, and during such time, ns ho
shall direct, and if ho sball judge
necessary to prevent infection or
contagion, to destroy any portion of
such bedding or clothing; and with
tho concurrence of the Mayor or In?
tendant, any portion of such cargo
which may be deemed incapable of
?i. To prohibit and prevent all per?
sona arriving in vessels subject to
quarantine from leaving quarantine,
or removing their goods or baggage
therefrom, until fifteen days aftor the
last case of pestilential, contagious or
infectious disease shall have occurred
on board, and ten days after her
arrival at quarantine, unless sooner
discharged by him.
5. To pormit the cargo of any ves?
sel under quarantine, or any portion
thereof, when ho shall judge the sumo
freo from infection and contagion, to
bo convoyed to tho landing.
6. To cause all persons nuder quar?
antine to be vaccinated, when ho
deems it necessary for tho preserva?
tion of the public health.
7. To administer oaths and take
affidavits in all examinations pre?
scribed by this Act, and in relation
to any alleged violation of quarantine
law or regulation; such oath to have
tho like validity and effect ns oaths
administered by a Justice of the
Peace or Magistrate.
XIII. The health officer may di
rect in writiugany Sheriff, Constable
or other oitizeu, to pursue and appre
bend any person, not discharged
who shall elope from quarantine, o:
who shall violate any quarantine lav
or regulation, or who shall obstrue
the health officer in the performance
of his duty, and to deliver him ti
said officer to be detained at quaran
tine until discharged by said officer
but such confinement shall in no casi
exceed ten days. It shall bo the dut;
of tho Sheriff, Constable or otho:
citizen, so directed, to obey soc!
direction ; and every such person s
eloping, or violating quarantine ho
and regulations, or obstructing th
health officer, shall be considere
guilty of a misdemeanor, punishabl
with fino and imprisonment, in th
discretion of tho court.
XIV. Every vessel, during lu
quarantine, shall bo designated h
colors, to be fixed in a couspicuoi
part of her main shrouds.
XV. No vessel or boat shall pt?
through the range of vessels lying i
quarantine, or land at tho quarautii
grounds, without tho permission i
the health officer.
XVT. No lighter shall be employ*
to load or unload vessels at quara
tine without permission of thc heal
officer, and subject to such restri
tions and regulations as he shall ii
XVII. All persons being on boa
of vessels under quarantine shall
provided for by the master of t
vessel in which they shall have i
rived; and if the master shull omit
refuse to provide for them, or th
shall have been sent on shore by t
health officer, they shall bo ma:
fained at the expenso of such vess
her owners, consignees, and each a
every ono of them; and the bea
officer shall not permit such vessel
leave quarantine nntil such expel
shall have been repaid or secur
and tho said health officer shall h<
an action against such vessel, 1
owners and consignees, and each e
overy one of thom, for such expems
which shall bo a lien on si
vessel, and as such may be enfori
as other lions on vessels.
XVIII. Tho health officer, iq
the application of tho master of i
vessel under quarantine, may con!
in any suitable place on Bhoro i
person un board of such ve
charged with having committed
offence punishable by tho laws of 1
State or the United States, and i
cannot bo secured on board of s
vessel; and such confinement i
continuo during tho quarantine
such person, or until ho shall bo i
ceoded against in duo course of I
and tho expenso thereof shall
charged and collected as in thc
XIX. Any person aggrieved by
decision, ortler or direction of
health officer, may appeal theref
to tho Governor, Attorney-Oon
and Comptroller-Gonernl, who E
constitute a Board of Appeal;
said Board shall have power to ail
reverse or modify tbe decision, o
or direction appealed from, and
decision of the Board thereon i
XX. An appeal to the Boar
Appeal mast be made by ser
upon the health officer a wr:
notice of such appeal, within tv
hours (Sundays excepted) after
appellant receives notice of the oi
decision or direction complained of.
Withiu twelve hours after the health
officer receives such notice (Sundays
excepted) he shall make a return, in
writing, including the facts on which
his order, decision or direction was
founded, to the Governor, who shali
immediately call n meeting of the
Board of Appeal, and shall bo Presi?
dent of said Board; and said appeal
shall be heard and decided within
twenty-four hours thereafter, (Sun?
days excepted;) and until such deci?
sion is made, tho order, decision or
direction complained of, except it
refer to tho detention of a vessel, her
cargo or passengers at quarantine,
shall bo suspended.
XXL Whenever tho said health
officer, in the performance of the
duties and in thc execution of tho
powers imposed and conferred upon
him by law, shall order or direct tho
master, owner or consignee of any
veusel under quarantine to remove
such vessel from her anchorage, or to
do any aot or thing, or comply with
any regulation relativo to said vessel,
or to any person or thing on board
thereof, or which shall havo been
brought to said ports therein, and
said master, owner or consign?e shall
neglect or refuse to comply with such
order or direction, tho said health
officer shall have power to employ
such persons and assistants as may bo
necessary to carry out and enforco
such order or direction, and tho per?
sons so employed shall have a lie J on
such vessel, her tackle, apparel and
furniture, for their services and ex?
XXII. Every person who shall op?
pose or obstruct the health officers in
performing the duties required of
them by law, and every person who
shall go on board or have any com?
munication, intercourse or dealing
with any vessel under quarantine, or
with any of her crew or passengers,
without the permission of the health
officer, or who shall, without such
permission, invado the quarantine
grounds or anchorage, shall be gnilty
of a misdemeanor, and shall be
puni3hed by a fine of not less than
one hundred nor more than five hun?
dred dollars, or by imprisonment not
less than three nor more than six
months in the Penitentiary.
XXIII. Tho Governor may issue
his proclamation declaring any place
where there shall be reason to believe
a pestilential, contagious or infectious
disease exists or may exist, to be au
infected place within the meaning of
XXIV. Such proclamation shall fix
the period when it shall cease to have
effect; but such period, if he shall
i judge the public health require it,
j may from time to time be extended,
and notice of tho same shall bo pub?
lished in all tho newspapers of said
XXV. After such proclamation
shall have boen issued, all vessels ar?
riving iu either of tho said ports from
such infected place shall be subject
to the same quarantine laws and re?
gulations as the vessels embraced in
the first sub-division of the second
Section of this Act, and shall, to?
gether with their officers, crews, pas?
sengers and cargoes, be subject to all
tho provisions, regulations and pe?
nalties of this Act, in relation to ves?
sels subject to quarantine; but such
quarantine shall not extend beyond
the period when such proclamation
shall cease to have effect, as provided
by the last preceding Section.
XXVL Every master of a vessel
subject to quarantine or visitation by
the health officer, arriving in either
of the said ports, who shall refuse or
1. To proceed with and anchor his
vessel at the place assigned for qua?
rantine at tho timo of his arrival;
2. To submit his vessel, cargo and
passengers to tho examination of tho
health officer, and to furnish all ne?
cessary information to enablo that
officer to dotermino what length of
quarantine and other regulations they
ought respectively to bo subject; or,
3. To remain with his vessel at
quarantine during tho period assigned
for her quarantine, and while at qua?
rantine to comply with the directions
and regulations prescribed by law,
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor,
and bo punished by fine not exceed?
ing two thousand dollars, or by im?
prisonment not exceeding twelve
mouths, or by both such fine and im?
XXVII. Every master of a vessel
hailed by a pilot, who shall either:
1. Give false information to such
pilot, relative to the condition of his
vessel, crew or passengers, or of the
health of the plaee or places from
whouce he came, or refuse to give
such information as shall be lawfully
2. Or, land nny person from his
vessel, or permit any person exoept a
pilot to come on board of his vessel,
or unlado or tranship any portion of
his cargo before his vessel shall havo
been visited or examined by tho
3. Or, shall approach with his ves?
sel nearer to tho wharves in said
ports than tho place of quarantine,
to which they may bo directed, shall
bo guilty of the like offence and sub?
ject to tho like punishment; and any
person who shall land from any ves?
sel, or unlado or tranship any portion
of her cargo under likecircumstances,
shall bo guilty of tho like offence and
subject to tho like punishment.
XXVIII. Any person who shall
violato any provision of this Act, or
neglect or refuse to comply with tho
directions and regulations which any
of tho health officers may prescribe,
shall bo guilty of tho Uko offence,
and bo subject for each offence to tho
XXIX. Thero shall be ono health
officer at the port of Georgetown,
ono at Charleston, and ono at Hilton
Head, respectively, who shall bo ap?
pointed by tho Governor, and who
shall hold their office for tho term of
two years, unless sooner removed:
said officers shall keep a faithful
record of all their doings under tho
provision of this Act, and report tho
same to tho Governor at the end of
XXX. Said health officers shall each
receive an annual salary of twelve
hundred dollars, except tho health
officer at tho port of Charleston, who
shall receive an annual salary of fif?
teen hundred dollars, payable quar?
terly, out of the Treasury of tho
State; and they each shall be allowed
an additional sum of fifteen dollars
per month for boat hire and other
In the Senate House, thc twenty
sixth day of September, in the
year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and sixty-eight.
President of the Senate.
F. J. MOSES, JR.,
Speaker House of Representatives.
R. K. SCOTT, Governor.
AK ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE FORMA?
TION AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE COL?
LEGES OF ELECTORS.
1. Be it enacted by the Senate ano
House of Representatives of the Statt
of South Carolina, now met and sitting
in General Assembly, and by the autho?
rity of the same, The Electors of Pre
sident and Vice-President sha!
convene nt thc capital, in some con
venient place, on the day preceding
the first Wednesday in Decembei
after their election; and those o
them who shall be so assembled at i
o'clock in the afternoon of that da;
shall immediately after that hon
proceed to fill by ballot and b;
plurality of votes all vacancies in th<
Electoral College occasioned by tin
death, refusal to serve, cr neglect t<
attend at that hour, of any Elector
or occasioned by an equal number o
notes having been given for two o
IL The Electoral Collego beini
thus completed, they shall thei
choose a President and Secretar,
from their own body.
III. Tho Secretary of State sha]
prepare three lists of the names c
the Electors, procure to the same th
?ignature of tho Governor, affi
thereto the seal of the State, an
deliver them, thus signed and sealet
to tho President of tho College c
Electors, on or before the said fin
Wednesday in December.
IV. On tho said first Wednesda
in December, the Electors shnll mci
at some convenient placo at tho cap
tal, and then and there voto by balle
for President and vice-President, or
of whom, nt least, shall not be a
inhabitant of the samo Stato wit
themselves. They shall name in the
ballots tho persons voted for as Pres
dent, and in distinct ballots tho pe
sons voted for as vice-President.
V. They shall make distinct lis
of all persons voted for ns Preside!
and of all persons voted for as Vic
Presideut, and of tho number
votes for each, which lists they sin
sign and certify; and after annoxii
thereto oue of the lists received fro
the Secretary of Stato, thoy shnll sc
up tho same, certifying thereon th
lists of the votes of this State f
President and vice-President are co
VI. Tbe Electors shall then, 1
writing nuder their hands, or und
tho hands of a majority of them, a
f?oint a person to tako charge of tl
ist? so sealed up, and to deliver tl
same to tho President of the Sena
at the sent of Government of tl
United States before tho first Wcdnt
dav in January then next ensuing.
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sident of the Senate nt the seat
Govornment on the arrival of t
person entrusted with the lists nf t
votes of tho Electors, thon such per?
son is required to deliver the lists of
the votes in his custody into the office
of the Secretary of State of tho United
VIII. Tho Electors arc also requir?
ed to forward forthwith, by tho post
office, to the President of the Senato
of tho United States, at the seat of
Government, and to deliver forthwith
to the Judge of the United States for
tho District of South Carolina similar
lists,'signed, annexed, sealed up and
certified in tho manner nforeuaid.
IX. Every Eleotor of this State for
the election of a President and vice
President of the United States, who
shall attend at any election of those
officers and give his vote at the timo
and place appointed by law, shall be
entitled to receive for his attendance
at such election, and for traveling to
and from his place of residence, by
the most usual route, the same sum
os shall at the time be allowed by law
to members of the General Assembly
for their attendance and travel, to be
paid in like manner.
In the Senate House, the twenty
fifth day of September, in the
year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and sixty-eight,
President of the Senate.
FRANKLIN J. MOSES, Ja.,
Speaker House of Representatives.
R. K. SOOTT, Governor.
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Nervous and sick headache also spring
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"MANHOOD."-Another New Medical
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