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Sec. 98. No company or association which is now organized, or No insurance which may be hereafter organized in this State, to carry on the ry on business business of insurance of any kind or kinds, shall proceed further St-te bonds with with business or to business (as the case may be) until they have General. deposited with the Comptroller General of this State bonds or stocks of this State equal to the sum of fifty thousand dollars par value for each life insurance company or association, and twenty thousand dollars par value for each other insurance company or association. The Comptroller General shall hold such bonds or stocks as security for policy holders in said company or association ; but so long as any company or association so depositing shall continue solvent, Collection of the Comptroller General may permit such company to collect and "Io. receive the interest on such bonds or stocks so deposited.

Sec. 99. Whenever any insurance company or association is, or Insurance comshall become, fully organized, and the said company or association nished with cerhave deposited with the Comptroller General the requisite amount posit. of State bonds or stocks, it shall become his duty to furnish the 1870, XIV,304,82. corporation or association with a certificate of such deposit, which certificate, or a duplicate thereof, certified by the Comptroller General, may be used in and be evidence for and against the corporation in all suits.

Sec. 100. It shall not be lawful for any person or persons, cor. Not lawful for poration or corporations, association or associations, to act within ciations to rethis State as agent, or otherwise, in receiving or procuring applica- tions for in-urtions for insurance of any kind or kinds, or in any manner to solicit have been deposany one to insure, or in any manner to aid in transacting the busi- ".

Ib., 23. ness of insurance of any kind or kinds for any company or association incorporated by, or organized under, the laws of this or any other State Government, or any foreign Government, until such company or association have deposited with the Comptroller General of this State, for the benefit of the policy holders of such company or association, citizens or residents of the United States, bonds op stocks of this State equal to the sum of fifty thousand dollars par value for each life insurance company or association, and twenty thousand dollars par value for each other insurance company or association ; but so long as any company or association so depositing shall continue solvent, the Comptroller General may permit such company or association to collect and receive the interest on such

Attorney for bonds or stocks so deposited, and have appointed an attorney in e this State on whom process of law can be served ; and said attorney appoi shall have filed with the Comptroller General a certified copy of His duties. the charter of said company or association, and also a certified copy of the vote or resolutions of the Trustees or Directors of such company or association appointing him the attorney of such company,

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which appointment shall continue until another attorney be substituted; which shall be done upon the death, removal, or incapacity to act of such attorney, or may be done by such company or asso

ciation at any time. Penalty for Sec. 101. Every violation of the provisions of Sections 98, 99 98, 99, 100. - and 100, of this Chapter, shall subject the company or association, Ib., 305, $ 4.

or agent or agents violating, jointly and severally, to a penalty of five hundred dollars for each violation, which shall be sued for and recovered in a joint or severai civil action, in the name of the State of South Carolina, by the Solicitor of the Circuit in which the company or association, or agent or agents so violating, shall be situated;

one-half of such penalty, when recovered, shall be paid into the Intormer to County Treasury of such County, and the other half to the informer penalty recov- of such violation; and, in case of the non-payment of such penalty,

the person or persons so offending shall be liable to imprisonment for a period not exceeding one year, in the discretion of the Court having cognizance thereof.

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TITLE VI.

OF COUNTIES AND COUNTY OFFICERS.

CHAPTER XVIII. Of Counties and their Corporate Powers.
XIX. Of County Commissioners ; their Powers and Du•

ties.
XX. Of County Sheriff.
XXI. Of County Coroner.
XXII. Of Clerk of Court of Common Pleas and Gene-

ral Sessions.
XXIII. Of Register of Mense Conveyance.
XXIV. Of Judge of Probate.

XXV. Of Trial Justices.
XXVI. Of Constables.
XXVII. Of the Census.

CHAPTER XVIII.

OF COUNTIES AND THEIR CORPORATE POWERS.

Sec.

1 SEC 1. Division of State into Counties. l 10. Greenville County ; location and 2. Abbeville ('ounty ; location and

bounda ies. boundaries.

17. Horry County ; location and boun3. Aiken County; location and boun

daries. daries.

18. Kershaw County; location and 4. Anderson County; location and

boundaries. boundaries,

19. Lancaster County ; location and 5. Barnwell County ; location and

boundaries. boundaries.

20. Lauren County; location and 6. Beaufort County; location and boundaries. boundaries.

21. Lexington ('ounty; location and 7. Charleston County; location and

boundaries boundaries.

22. Marion Cuunty; location and boun: 8. Chester County; location and boun

daries. daries

23, Marlborough County ; location and 9. Chesterfield County, location and boundaries. boundaries.

24. Newberry County; location and 10. Clarendon County; location and biundaries. bonndaries.

25 Oconee County; location and boun. 11. Colleton County; location and

daries boundaries.

26. Orangeburg County; location and 12. Darlington County ; location and

boundaries. boundaries;

27. Pickens County, location and 13. Edgefield County ; location and

boundaries. boundaries,

28. Richland County ; location and 14. Fairfield County; location and

boundaries. boundaries.

29. Spartanburg County ; location and 15. Georgetown County ; location and boundaries.

boundaries.

SEC.

Sec.
30. Sumter County; location and boun-

daries.
31. Union t'ounty; location and boun.

daries.
32. Williamsburg County; location and

boundaries.
33. York County ; location and boun-

daries.

Co inties Incorporated-Public Property.
31. Each ('ounty a body politic,
35. I roperty of County.
31. Public officers having care of pub.

lic buildings may insure the
same.

Aiken County.

478, 506; VI, 463; VII,199,24,2801 284; XIV, 69).

Dirision of the SECTION 1. The State of South Carolina is divided into thirtyState into Coud. ties.

W two Judicial Districts, called Counties. Abbeville Coup- SEQ. 2. The COUNTY OF ABBEVILLE is bounded as folty. TV,661,81; VII, lowe: On the south-west by the Savannah River, by which it is sep199, $ 2; 232, 284. arated from Georgia ; on the rorth-west by Anderson County, from

which it is separated by a line (the old Indian boundary) drawn from a marked black.gum, on the east bank of the Savannah River, at the foot of Grape Shoals, (north 50° east,) to a willow-oak, marked " A. & P.,” on the south side of Saluda River; on the north-east by the Saluda River, which separates it from Laurens County; and on the south-east by Edgefield County, from wbich it is divided by a line drawn from a point on Saluda River, onefourth of a mile above Island Ford, and running (south 10° west) nineteen miles and thirty-eight chains, to a point, and thence (south 34° west) fourteen miles and sixty chains, or until it intersects the Savannah River, at the mouth of Little River.

Sec. 3. AIKEN COUNTY is bounded as follows: On the north11,161,664; V; west by Edgefield County, from which it is divided by a straight

*; line commencing at the mouth of Fox's Creek, where it empties

into Savanpah River, and running thence to where the south branch of Chinquepin Falls Creek, (a tributary of the North Edisto River,) intersects the Edgefield and Lexington line ; on the north-east by Lexington County, from which it is divided by said creek to where it empties into the North Fork of the Elisto River, and by the said North Fork to where the dividing line between Lexington and Orangeburg Counties (running from Big Beaver ('reek to the North Fork of the Edisto) touches said river; on the south-east by Orangeburg and Barnwell Counties, from which it is divided by a straight line from the last named point to the head of Tinker's Creek, in Barnwell County, then by said creek to where it empties into the Upper Three Runs, and by said Runs Creek to where it empties into the Savannah River; on the south-west by Georgia, from which it is separated by the Savannah River.

SEC. 4. ANDERSON COUNTY is bounded as follows: On the north-west and north by Oconee and Pickens Counties, from which · it is divided by a line commencing at the mouth of Cane Creek, on

Tugaloo River, and running thence to the point where Eighteen
Mile Creek is crossed by the road leading from Pendleton to Ha-

Anderson Coun

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good's store, thence to the mouth of George's Creek, on Saluda River; on the north-east and east by Greenville County, from which it is separated by the Saluda River; on the south-east by Abbeville County, from which it is divided by a line drawn from a marked black-gum on the east bank of the Savannah River, at the foot of Grape Shoals, to a willow oak, marked " A. & P.," on the south side of Saluda River; on the south-west by the State of Georgia, from which it is separated by the Savannah River.

SEC. 5. BARNWELL COUNTY is bounded as follows: On the Barnwell Counnorth-west by Aiken County, from which it is divided by a line, be- 11,067: V11.199, ginning at the mouth of Upper Three Runs Creek, where it empties into the Savannah River, and running up said creek to the mouth of Tinker's Creek, thence up said Tinker's Creek to its head, thence to South Edisto River, in the direction of the point on the North Edisto River (mouth of Cedar Branch) where the line between Orangeburg and Lexington Counties, drawn from Big Beaver Creek, touches said river; on the north-east by Orangeburg County, from which it is separated by the South Elisto River as far down as Ty. ler's Ferry; on the south-east by Colleton and Beaufort Counties, from which it is divided by the old District line, stretching from Nelson's Ferry, on the Santee River, to Matthew's Bluff, on Savannah River; and on the south-west by the State of Georgia, from which it is separated by the Savannah River.

SEC. 6. BEAUFORT COUNTY is bounded as follows: On the Benufort County north-east by Colletou County, from which it is separated by St. Helena Sound and the Combahee and Saltkehatchie Rivers; on the north-west by Barnwell County, from which it is divided by the old line stretching from Nelson's Ferry, on the Santee, to Matthew's Bluff, on the Savannah River; on the west and south-west by the State of Georgia, from which it is separated by the Savannah River; on the south and south-east by the Atlantic Ocean, including all the islands along the coast from the mouth of the Savannah River to St. Helena Sound.

Sec. 7. CHARLESTON COUNTY is bounded as follows: On the north-east and north by the Counties of Georgetown, Williams- Co

IV,663; 111,139, burg and Clarendon, from which it is separated by the South San- 52, 261, 284. tee River, as high up as Nelson's Ferry; on the north-west by Orangeburg County, from which it is divided by a line drawn from Nelson's Ferry, on the Santee River, to Matthew's Bluff, on Savannah River, until it strikes the Four Hole Swamp; on the west and south-west by Colleton County, from which it is divided as follows : a line running from Four Hole Swamp to the Four Holes, at Harley's Bridge, thence by a line drawn (south 64° east,) to Windsor Hill, thence south-west over to the head of Sampit Creek, down this

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Charleston County.

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