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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1720-1723
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Acts. 745


cumstances will admit of, as may give due Encouragement
to one or more Masters, and be necessary and useful for the
improving and perpetuating such School.
IX. And further, The Visitors of every School, after it
shall be erected, are hereby required to meet thereat, at least
Four Times a Year, to inspect into and consider of, and direct
the necessary Affairs thereof.
X. And for the enabling the Visitors of the Schools as afore-
said, for the purchasing of Lands, and erecting of Schools,
and encouraging of Masters in Manner as aforesaid, Be it
Enacted, That the Money already raised for the Use of
County Schools, and that is now in the Public Treasurers
Hands being divided into Twelve equal Parts, answering to
the Number of County Schools now to be erected, the Treas-
urers, in whose Hands such Money lies, are hereby required
to make due Payment of one of those Twelve Parts or Divi-
dends of Money in their Hands, to the Visitors of the Schools
for each County, or the major Part of them, or their Orders,
whensoever they shall have Occasion to draw on such Treas-
urers for the Same; and the like Payment shall, from Time to
Time, be made to the Visitors as aforesaid, by the Treasurers,
of the like Dividends that shall hereafter arise, due to such
Schools, and come to their Hands; and the Visitors of the
Schools as aforesaid, are hereby impowered to dispose of all
such Money as they shall receive from Time to Time, in such
Manner as may be most for the Encouragement and Ad-
vancement of such Schools.
XL And be it likewise Enacted, That the Visitors of each
School, to be constituted, qualified and incorporated in Man-
ner aforesaid, or the major Part of them and their Successors,
be, and are hereby enabled to take, hold, and enjoy, and be apt

and capable in Law, for taking, holding and enjoying, all

Manors, Lands, Tenements, Inheritances, Franchises and
Possessions whatsoever, Spiritual or Temporal, to the Value
of Fifteen Hundred Pounds Sterling, and all other Goods,
Chattels, Money and Personal Estate whatsoever, of the Gift
of any Person whatsoever, that already hath, or hereafter
shall be willing to bestow them for the Use of the said Schools,
or any other Gifts, Grants, Assignments, Legacies or Ap-
pointments of the same, or any of them, or any other Goods
whatsoever; to be applied by the Visitors for the Uses and
in Manner as aforementioned: And the said Visitors are like-
wise hereby authorized to receive all and every such Fines
and Forfeitures as have already arisen due, or that shall here-
after arise due to their several County Schools, in whose
Hands soever the same are lodged, or hereafter shall be

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