North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the Newbern Female Charitable Society.

1812 - Chapter LXX

The Laws of North Carolina of 1812 - Page 26

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 the individuals who are at present associated in the town of Newbern, for the relief of the poor and the education of poor female children, under the name of the Newbern Female Charitable Society and those who hereafter may become members of the said Association agreeably to the rules which may be therein established, and the same be hereby incorporated into a body corporate and politic, by the name of the Newbern Female Charitable Society, and as such shall have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, be capable of acquiring and holding real or personal estate; have ability to make and ordain laws and regulations for their own government, and elect their own officers, and generally to do, receive and perform all such matters and things as rightfully belong to, or are usually incident to bodies corporate or politic withm this State; Any law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
the 24th Day of December, A.D., 1812
A True Copy - William Hill, Secretary

Geo. Outlaw, Speaker of the Senate
W. Miller, Speaker of the House of Commons

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