South Carolina Law and Legislation

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=== Statute Books  ===
 
=== Statute Books  ===
  
The complete 10 volume printed set of South Carolina statute laws has been digitized. The digital editions allow genealogists to keyword search these important volumes for personal names.
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The complete 10 volume printed set of South Carolina statute laws has been digitized. The digital editions allow genealogists to keyword search these important volumes for personal names.  
  
 
*'''[1682-1838] '''McCord, David J., ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 10. ''Containing the General Index: Also a List of All the Acts of Assembly''. (1682-1838). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=d7U4AAAAIAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1682-1838] '''McCord, David J., ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 10. ''Containing the General Index: Also a List of All the Acts of Assembly''. (1682-1838). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=d7U4AAAAIAAJ Google Books].  
*'''[1682-1716]''' Cooper, Thom<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1297201235482_798" />as, ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 2 (1682-1716). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1837. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=_EYUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/statutesatlarge04mccogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1682-1716]''' Cooper, Thom<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1297201235482_798" />as, ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 2 (1682-1716). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1837. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=_EYUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/statutesatlarge04mccogoog Internet Archive].  
*'''[1716-1752]''' Cooper, Thomas, ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 3 (1716-1752). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1838. Digital versoin at [http://books.google.com/books?id=oek4AAAAIAAJ Google Books].
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*'''[1716-1752]''' Cooper, Thomas, ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 3 (1716-1752). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1838. Digital versoin at [http://books.google.com/books?id=oek4AAAAIAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1752-1786] '''Cooper, Thomas, ed. ''The Statu<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1297199634154_811" />tes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 4 (1752-1786). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1838. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Q0cUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/statutesatlarge05coopgoog Internet Archive].  
 
*'''[1752-1786] '''Cooper, Thomas, ed. ''The Statu<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1297199634154_811" />tes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 4 (1752-1786). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1838. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Q0cUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/statutesatlarge05coopgoog Internet Archive].  
*'''[1786-1814]''' Cooper, Thomas, ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 5 (1786-1814). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1839. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=sEcUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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*'''[1786-1814]''' Cooper, Thomas, ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 5 (1786-1814). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1839. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=sEcUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1814-1838]''' McCord, David J. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 6 (1814-1838). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1839. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=v_tKAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*'''[1814-1838]''' McCord, David J. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 6 (1814-1838). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1839. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=v_tKAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
  
 
==== Special topics  ====
 
==== Special topics  ====
  
*Cooper, Thomas, ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 1. ''Containing Acts, Records, and Documents of a Constitutional Character''. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1836. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=wK44AAAAIAAJ Google Books].
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*Cooper, Thomas, ed. ''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 1. ''Containing Acts, Records, and Documents of a Constitutional Character''. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1836. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=wK44AAAAIAAJ Google Books].  
 
*McCord, David J.,&nbsp;ed.&nbsp;''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 7. ''Containing the Acts Relating to Charleston, Courts, Slaves, and Rivers''. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1840. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=iUgUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*McCord, David J.,&nbsp;ed.&nbsp;''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 7. ''Containing the Acts Relating to Charleston, Courts, Slaves, and Rivers''. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1840. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=iUgUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*McCord, David J., ed.&nbsp;''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 8. ''Containing the Acts Relating to Corporations and the Militia''. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1840. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=emFMAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*McCord, David J., ed.&nbsp;''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 8. ''Containing the Acts Relating to Corporations and the Militia''. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1840. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=emFMAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*McCord, David J., ed.&nbsp;''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 9. ''Containing the Acts Relating to Roads, Bridges and Ferries, with an Appendix: Containing the Militia Acts Prior to 1794''. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=lRhOAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*McCord, David J., ed.&nbsp;''The Statutes at Large of South Carolina''. Vol. 9. ''Containing the Acts Relating to Roads, Bridges and Ferries, with an Appendix: Containing the Militia Acts Prior to 1794''. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=lRhOAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
  
=== State Laws ===
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=== State Laws ===
  
 
*Grimke, John Fauchereaud, ed. ''The&nbsp;Public Laws of the State of South Carolina, From Its First Establishment as a British Province Down to the Year 1790, Inclusive''. 2 vols. Philadelphia: R. Aitken &amp; Son, 1790. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/publiclawsofstat1790john Internet Archive]; 1981 reprint: {{FHL|451336|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Books 975.7 P3f pt. 1 and pt. 2}}
 
*Grimke, John Fauchereaud, ed. ''The&nbsp;Public Laws of the State of South Carolina, From Its First Establishment as a British Province Down to the Year 1790, Inclusive''. 2 vols. Philadelphia: R. Aitken &amp; Son, 1790. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/publiclawsofstat1790john Internet Archive]; 1981 reprint: {{FHL|451336|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Books 975.7 P3f pt. 1 and pt. 2}}
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=== Acts of the General Assembly  ===
 
=== Acts of the General Assembly  ===
  
*'''[1791-1794]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, from February, 1791 to December, 1794, Both Inclusive''. Vol. 1. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by D. &amp; J.J. Faust, State Printers, 1808. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=ci9EAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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*'''[1791-1794]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, from February, 1791 to December, 1794, Both Inclusive''. Vol. 1. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by D. &amp; J.J. Faust, State Printers, 1808. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=ci9EAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
*'''[1839]''' ''Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1839''. Columbia, S.C.: A.H. Pemberton, State Printer, 1839. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=j60-AAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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*'''[1839]''' ''Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1839''. Columbia, S.C.: A.H. Pemberton, State Printer, 1839. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=j60-AAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1844]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, Passed in December, 1844''. Columbia, S.C.: A.H. Pemberton, State Printer, 1845. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=IxA5AAAAIAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1844]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, Passed in December, 1844''. Columbia, S.C.: A.H. Pemberton, State Printer, 1845. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=IxA5AAAAIAAJ Google Books].  
*'''[1855]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1855''. Columbia, S.C.: E.H. Britton &amp; Co., State Printers, 1855. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=StJrx50r5IkC Google Books].
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*'''[1846]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, Passed in December, 1846''. Columbia: A.G. Summer, State Printer, 1846. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres32carogoog Google Books].
*'''[1861]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1861''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printers, 1862. Digital version at&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/actsofgeneralass02sout Internet Archive].
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*'''[1847]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Passed in December, 1847''. Columbia, S.C.: A.G. Summer, State Printer, 1848. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=JBA5AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres11carogoog Internet Archive].
*'''[1862-1863]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1862, and February and April, 1863''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printer, 1863. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/actsofgeneralass00sout Internet Archive].
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*'''[1849]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1849''. Columbia, S.C.: L.C. Morgan, State Printer, 1849. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=wMg4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres12carogoog Internet Archive].
*'''[1863]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in September and December, 1863''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printer, 1864. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/actsofgeneralass01sout Internet Archive].
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*'''[1855]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1855''. Columbia, S.C.: E.H. Britton &amp; Co., State Printers, 1855. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=StJrx50r5IkC Google Books].  
*'''[1871-1872]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1871-'72''. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1872. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/actsjointresolut15sout Internet Archive].
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*'''[1861]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1861''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printers, 1862. Digital version at&nbsp;[http://www.archive.org/details/actsofgeneralass02sout Internet Archive].  
*'''[1875-1876]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1875-76''. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1876. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=vbw4AAAAIAAJ Google Books].  
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*'''[1862-1863]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1862, and February and April, 1863''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printer, 1863. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/actsofgeneralass00sout Internet Archive].  
*'''[1892]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1892''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1892. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=zLA4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres44carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1863]''' ''Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in September and December, 1863''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printer, 1864. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/actsofgeneralass01sout Internet Archive].
*'''[1918]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1918''. Columbia, S.C.: The R.L. Bryan Company, 1919. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=rd0xAAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres00assegoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1869-1870]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1869-'70, Part II, Containing the Code''. Columbia, S.C.: John W. Denny, Printer to the State, 1870. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=KBA5AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres14carogoog Internet Archive].
*'''[1920]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1920''. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and ... State Printers, 1920. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=P7c4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres38carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1870-1871]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1870-'71''. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, 1871. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=v8g4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres09carogoog Internet Archive].  
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*'''[1871-1872]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1871-'72''. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1872. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/actsjointresolut15sout Internet Archive]. Another copy: [http://books.google.com/books?id=GLw4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres23carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1873-1874]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Special Session of 1873 and Regular Session of 1873-74''. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1874. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=y604AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres29carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1874-1875]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1874-75''. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1875. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=c7w4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres10carogoog Internet Archive].  
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*'''[1875-1876]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1875-76''. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1876. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=vbw4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres34carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1877]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Extra Session of 1877''. Columbia, S.C.: Calvo &amp; Patton, State Printers, 1877. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=4bw4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres31carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1878]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1878''. Columbia, S.C.: Calvo &amp; Patton, State Printers, 1878. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Db04AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres04carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1882]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1882''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1883. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=1L04AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres17carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1884]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1884''. Columbia, S.C.:&nbsp;Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1885. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=css4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres07carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1891]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1891''. Columbia, S.C.: James H. Woodrow, State Printer, 1892. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=k7A4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres05carogoog Internet Archive].  
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*'''[1892]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1892''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1892. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=zLA4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres44carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1893]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, passed at the Regular Session of 1893''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1893. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=9b84AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres22carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1902]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1902''. Columbia, S.C.: The State Company, State Printers, 1902. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=2LE4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres08carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1914]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1914''. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and ..., State Printers, 1914. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=hLg4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres13carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1918]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1918''. Columbia, S.C.: The R.L. Bryan Company, 1919. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=rd0xAAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres00assegoog Internet Archive].  
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*'''[1920]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1920''. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and ... State Printers, 1920. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=P7c4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres38carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1921]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1921''. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and .. State Printers, 1920-1921. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=nrg4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres24carogoog Internet Archive].
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*'''[1922]''' ''Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1922''. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and ..., State Printers, 1921-1922. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=w7c4AAAAIAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/actsandjointres02carogoog Internet Archive].
  
==== Senate journals ====
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==== Senate journals ====
  
 
*'''[1871-1872]''' ''Journal of the Senate of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session of 1871-'72.'' Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1872. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=w0EUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1871-1872]''' ''Journal of the Senate of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session of 1871-'72.'' Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1872. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=w0EUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
*'''[1899]''' ''Journal of the Sentate of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session Commencing Jan. 10, 1899''. Columbia, S.C.: The Bryan Printing Co., State Printers, 1899. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=g0BNAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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*'''[1899]''' ''Journal of the Sentate of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session Commencing Jan. 10, 1899''. Columbia, S.C.: The Bryan Printing Co., State Printers, 1899. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=g0BNAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1990-2010]''' ''Senate Journals'', available online at [http://www.scstatehouse.gov/archives/ajournal.htm Welcome to the South Carolina Legislature Online Archives]; 2011 [http://www.scstatehouse.gov/html-pages/sjournal.htm supplement].
 
*'''[1990-2010]''' ''Senate Journals'', available online at [http://www.scstatehouse.gov/archives/ajournal.htm Welcome to the South Carolina Legislature Online Archives]; 2011 [http://www.scstatehouse.gov/html-pages/sjournal.htm supplement].
  
==== House of Representatives journals and rules ====
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==== House of Representatives journals and rules ====
  
*''The Rules of the House of Representatives, of the General Assembly of South Carolina. Various Acts and Resolutions, Containing Standing Orders of the House. The Constitution of the State of South Carolina: and the Constitution of the United States''. Columbia, S.C.: A.G. Summer, State Printer, 1847. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=1D0VAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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*''The Rules of the House of Representatives, of the General Assembly of South Carolina. Various Acts and Resolutions, Containing Standing Orders of the House. The Constitution of the State of South Carolina: and the Constitution of the United States''. Columbia, S.C.: A.G. Summer, State Printer, 1847. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=1D0VAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
*'''[1894-1895]''' ''Journals of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session Commencing November 27, 1894''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1895. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=9VRNAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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*'''[1894-1895]''' ''Journals of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session Commencing November 27, 1894''. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1895. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=9VRNAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1917]''' ''Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Being the Regular Session, Beginning Tuesday, January 9, 1917''. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales &amp; Bryan, State Printers, 1917. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=dWNMAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1917]''' ''Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Being the Regular Session, Beginning Tuesday, January 9, 1917''. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales &amp; Bryan, State Printers, 1917. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=dWNMAAAAYAAJ Google Books].  
 
*'''[1986-2010]''' ''House Journals'', available online at [http://www.scstatehouse.gov/archives/ajournal.htm Welcome to the South Carolina Legislature Online Archives]; 2011 [http://www.scstatehouse.gov/html-pages/hjournal.htm supplement].
 
*'''[1986-2010]''' ''House Journals'', available online at [http://www.scstatehouse.gov/archives/ajournal.htm Welcome to the South Carolina Legislature Online Archives]; 2011 [http://www.scstatehouse.gov/html-pages/hjournal.htm supplement].
  
== Websites ==
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== Websites ==
  
{{Wikipedia|South Carolina General Assembly}}
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{{Wikipedia|South Carolina General Assembly}}  
  
 
*[http://www.scstatehouse.gov/index.html South Carolina Legislature Online]
 
*[http://www.scstatehouse.gov/index.html South Carolina Legislature Online]

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Contents

Statute Books

The complete 10 volume printed set of South Carolina statute laws has been digitized. The digital editions allow genealogists to keyword search these important volumes for personal names.

  • [1682-1838] McCord, David J., ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 10. Containing the General Index: Also a List of All the Acts of Assembly. (1682-1838). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1841. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1682-1716] Cooper, Thomas, ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 2 (1682-1716). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1837. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1716-1752] Cooper, Thomas, ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 3 (1716-1752). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1838. Digital versoin at Google Books.
  • [1752-1786] Cooper, Thomas, ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 4 (1752-1786). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1838. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1786-1814] Cooper, Thomas, ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 5 (1786-1814). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1839. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1814-1838] McCord, David J. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 6 (1814-1838). Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1839. Digital version at Google Books.

Special topics

  • Cooper, Thomas, ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 1. Containing Acts, Records, and Documents of a Constitutional Character. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1836. Digital version at Google Books.
  • McCord, David J., ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 7. Containing the Acts Relating to Charleston, Courts, Slaves, and Rivers. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1840. Digital version at Google Books.
  • McCord, David J., ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 8. Containing the Acts Relating to Corporations and the Militia. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1840. Digital version at Google Books.
  • McCord, David J., ed. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Vol. 9. Containing the Acts Relating to Roads, Bridges and Ferries, with an Appendix: Containing the Militia Acts Prior to 1794. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by A.S. Johnston, 1841. Digital version at Google Books.

State Laws

  • Grimke, John Fauchereaud, ed. The Public Laws of the State of South Carolina, From Its First Establishment as a British Province Down to the Year 1790, Inclusive. 2 vols. Philadelphia: R. Aitken & Son, 1790. Digital version at Internet Archive; 1981 reprint: FHL Books 975.7 P3f pt. 1 and pt. 2

Acts of the General Assembly

  • [1791-1794] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, from February, 1791 to December, 1794, Both Inclusive. Vol. 1. Columbia, S.C.: Printed by D. & J.J. Faust, State Printers, 1808. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1839] Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1839. Columbia, S.C.: A.H. Pemberton, State Printer, 1839. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1844] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, Passed in December, 1844. Columbia, S.C.: A.H. Pemberton, State Printer, 1845. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1846] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, Passed in December, 1846. Columbia: A.G. Summer, State Printer, 1846. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1847] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Passed in December, 1847. Columbia, S.C.: A.G. Summer, State Printer, 1848. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1849] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1849. Columbia, S.C.: L.C. Morgan, State Printer, 1849. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1855] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1855. Columbia, S.C.: E.H. Britton & Co., State Printers, 1855. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1861] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1861. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printers, 1862. Digital version at Internet Archive.
  • [1862-1863] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in December, 1862, and February and April, 1863. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printer, 1863. Digital version at Internet Archive.
  • [1863] Acts of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed in September and December, 1863. Columbia, S.C.: Charles P. Pelham, State Printer, 1864. Digital version at Internet Archive.
  • [1869-1870] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1869-'70, Part II, Containing the Code. Columbia, S.C.: John W. Denny, Printer to the State, 1870. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1870-1871] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1870-'71. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, 1871. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1871-1872] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1871-'72. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1872. Digital version at Internet Archive. Another copy: Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1873-1874] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Special Session of 1873 and Regular Session of 1873-74. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1874. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1874-1875] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1874-75. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1875. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1875-1876] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1875-76. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1876. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1877] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Extra Session of 1877. Columbia, S.C.: Calvo & Patton, State Printers, 1877. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1878] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1878. Columbia, S.C.: Calvo & Patton, State Printers, 1878. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1882] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1882. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1883. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1884] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1884. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1885. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1891] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1891. Columbia, S.C.: James H. Woodrow, State Printer, 1892. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1892] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1892. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1892. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1893] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, passed at the Regular Session of 1893. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1893. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1902] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1902. Columbia, S.C.: The State Company, State Printers, 1902. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1914] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1914. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and ..., State Printers, 1914. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1918] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1918. Columbia, S.C.: The R.L. Bryan Company, 1919. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1920] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1920. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and ... State Printers, 1920. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1921] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1921. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and .. State Printers, 1920-1921. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1922] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1922. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and ..., State Printers, 1921-1922. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.

Senate journals

  • [1871-1872] Journal of the Senate of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session of 1871-'72. Columbia, S.C.: Republican Printing Company, State Printers, 1872. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1899] Journal of the Sentate of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session Commencing Jan. 10, 1899. Columbia, S.C.: The Bryan Printing Co., State Printers, 1899. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1990-2010] Senate Journals, available online at Welcome to the South Carolina Legislature Online Archives; 2011 supplement.

House of Representatives journals and rules

  • The Rules of the House of Representatives, of the General Assembly of South Carolina. Various Acts and Resolutions, Containing Standing Orders of the House. The Constitution of the State of South Carolina: and the Constitution of the United States. Columbia, S.C.: A.G. Summer, State Printer, 1847. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1894-1895] Journals of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Being the Regular Session Commencing November 27, 1894. Columbia, S.C.: Charles A. Calvo, Jr., State Printer, 1895. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1917] Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina. Being the Regular Session, Beginning Tuesday, January 9, 1917. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales & Bryan, State Printers, 1917. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [1986-2010] House Journals, available online at Welcome to the South Carolina Legislature Online Archives; 2011 supplement.

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