North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the New Garden Library Society and the Nazareth Library Society.

1827-1828 - Chapter XCV

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1827-1828 - Pages 68-69.

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 a society, lately established at New Garden, in the county of Guilford, for the purpose of aiding the progress of learning and science, be, and they are hereby incorporated into a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the New Garden Library Society; and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, have succession and a common estate in such books, pamphlets and papers, or other property, as they may acquire, either by purchase, donation or otherwise.

II. Be it further enacted, That the members of a society, lately established in said county, at Nazareth, for the purpose of aiding the progress of learning and science, be, And they are hereby incorporated into a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of "The Nazareth Library Society;'' and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, and have successsion and a common estate in such books, pamphlets and papers, or other property, as they may acquire, either by purchase, donation or otherwise.

III. Be it further enacted, That the members of said societies, and their successors, shall have full power and authority to make all such rules, regulations and bye-laws, for the management and safe keeping of the books and other property of said societies, as they may from time to time think expedient, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this State, or of the United States.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 7th day of Jan. 1828.

James Iredell, Jr., Governor
Thomas Settle, Speaker of the House of Commons
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary



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