North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate Farmers' Library Society, in Northampton County, and the Library Society of Greensborough, in Guilford County.

1825-1826 - Chapter CVI

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1825 - Pages 73-74.

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 the Farmers' Library Society, in the county of Northampton, and the Library Society of Greensborough, in Guilford county, be, and they are hereby constituted bodies corporate and politic, and under the name and style aforesaid shall have perpetual succession and common seals, and be capable, by gift or otherwise, of taking, receiving, possessing or transmitting property, both real and personal, and applying the same to the benefit of said institutions, according to such rules as may be established from time to time for the good government thereof; and in all things in relation to the objects of the associations, to have, enjoy and exercise the powers and privileges usually belonging and appertaining to such corporations.

II. Be it further enacted by the authority of the same, That the said societies, 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 institutions, not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of this State.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly
this 4th day of January, 1826

Hutchins G. Burton, Governor
John Stanly, Speaker of the House of Commons
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary



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