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An Act to Incorporate Franklin Library Society in the Town of Hillsborough.

1822 - Chapter CXVII

The Laws of the State of North Carolina 1822 - Pages 66-67.

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 members of Franklin Library Society, and their successors, be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name of the Franklin Library Society; and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able and capable in law to take, have, hold, receive, possess, and enjoy any estate, or property, real or personal, which they may obtain by gift, purchase, devise, or otherwise; and apply the same to the benefit of said corporation, according to such rules as may be established, from time to time, for the good government thereof.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said society and their successors, by the name and style aforesaid, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; and they shall have power and authority to make such bye-laws and regulations as they may think proper, for the due ordering of the several matters appertaining to the said institution, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly
the 31st day of December, A.D. 1822

Gabriel Holmes, Governor
John D. Jones, Speaker of the House of Commons
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary

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