North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the Person Library Company.

1815 - Chapter LXVII

The Laws of North Carolina of 1815 - Page 30

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 under the name of "The Person Library Company," and those who may hereafter become members of the said association, be and they are hereby incorporated into a body corporate and politic by the name and style of "The Person Library Company," and as such shall have perpetual succession, and in the name of "The Person Library Company,'' may sue and be sued, be capable of acquiring and holding real and personal estate, for the use of said Library Company, provided that the amount of the real estate shall not exceed two thousand dollars, and in special confidence that the same, and the profits thereof be applied to, and for the purpose of establishing and supporting the Library belonging to said company, and shall have ability to make and ordain laws and regulations for their own government and annually to elect their own officers.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 21st Day of December, A.D., 1815
A Copy - William Hill, Secretary

John Branch, Speaker of the Senate
John Craig, Speaker of the House of Commons

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