North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the Raleigh Library Company.

1816 - Chapter LXII

The Laws of the State of North Carolina Enacted in the Year 1816 - Page 37

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 persons now assocaited together in the city of Raleigh as a Library Company, and all such persons as may hereafter become members of said company, shall be, and are hereby declared to be a body corporate and politic by the name and style of "The Raleigh Library Company," and as such shall have perpetual succession, may take and hold property as well real as personal, not exceeding in value two thousand pounds in real estate, may by the name and style aforesaid sue and be sued, and may make such bye-laws not inconsistent with the laws and general policy of the state for the regulation of their members as the purposes of the institution may require.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 28th Day of December, A.D., 1816
A True Copy - William Hill, Secretary of State

Jno. Branch, Speaker of the Senate
Ja. Iredell, Speaker of the House of Commons

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