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Digital editions of state law books allow genealogists to keyword search these important records for personal names of ancestors. A person did not necessarily have to be prominent to appear in these records. Many ordinary people are mentioned.

Contents

Statute Books

The complete 10 volume printed set of South Carolina statute laws has been digitized.

  • [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 versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [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 I. Columbia, S.C.: John W. Denny, Printer to the State, 1870. Digital versions at Google Books; 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.
  • [1877-1878] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1877-78. Columbia, S.C.: Calvo & Patton, State Printers, 1878. 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.
  • [1879-1880] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1879 and Extra Session of 1880. Columbia, S.C.: Calvo & Patton, State Printers, 1880. 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.
  • [1904] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1904. Columbia, S.C.: The State Company, State Printers, 1904. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1906] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1906. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and Bryan, State Printers, 1906. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1911] Acts and Joint Resolutions Also Certain Concurrent Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina Passed at the Regular Session of 1911. Columbia, S.C.: The R.L. Bryan Company, 1911. 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.
  • [1914] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Extraordinary Session of 1914. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and Bryan, State Printers, 1914. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1917] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1917. Columbia, S.C.: Gonzales and Bryan, State Printers, 1917. 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, 1917. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive. Another copy (?): Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • [1919] Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Regular Session of 1919. Columbia, S.C.: The R.L. Bevan 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 | 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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