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An Act to Incorporate the Buffaloe and the Fayetteville Library Company.

1818 - Chapter CXXXII

The Laws of the State of North Carolina 1818 - Pages 107-108

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 associated together in the county of Lincoln as a Library Society, and all such persons may hereafter become members of said society, shall be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the Buffaloe Library Society, for the promotion of religious and other useful information, and as such shall have perpetual succession, may take and hold as well real and personal, may by the style and name aforesaid, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded and may make such bye-laws not inconsistent with the laws and general policy of the state for the regulation and government of their members as the purposes of the institution may require.

II. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the persons now associated together in the town of Fayetteville as a Library company and all such persons as may hereafter become members of the said company shall be and they are hereby declared to be a body corporate and politic by the name and style of the Fayetteville Library Company and shall have perpetual succession, may take and hold property as well real as personal not exceeding two thousand dollars 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.

Approved: November 17, 1818

John Branch, Governor
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate
James Iredell, Jr., Speaker of the House of Commons



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