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An Act to Authorize the Trustees of the Lumberton Academy to Raise a Certain Sum by Way of Lottery to Complete the Building of Said Academy.

1802 - Chapter XXXIX

The Laws of North Carolina of 1802 - Page 26

Whereas it is consistent with the policy of every enlightened Legislature, to promote the diffusion of learning and science:

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act, the said board of Trustees shall be and are hereby declared to be vested with full power and authority to raise a sum not exceeding four hundred pounds, by one or more lottery or lotteries, by such scheme or schemes as the said board of Trustees may think proper.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said Trustees shall ahve, and they are hereby declared to have full power to appoint, from time to time, Commissioners to manage such lottery or lotteries as may be established, and to make such rules and regulations respecting the sale of tickets or the payment of prizes, as they may deem necessary; any law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
the 17th day of December, Anno Domini, 1802
William White, Secretary

Joseph Riddick, S.S.
Stephen Cabarrus, S.H.C.



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