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An Act to Incorporate the Vance Circulating Library Society, of Asheville.

1829-1830 - Chapter LXVI

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1829-1830 - Page 59.

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 individuals and their successors and assigns, who have associated themselves and who may hereafter associate themselves in the town of Asheville, in Buncombe County, for the establishment and preservation of a circulating library, shall, in honor of their patron the late Robert B. Vance, be called and known by the name of the Vance Circulating Library Society; and by tliat name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, have perpetual succession and a common seal; and all other corporate powers necessary to the end of their institution.

II. Be it further enacted, That the county court of Buncombe County, a majority of the acting justices of the peace being present, shall have full power and authority, by an entry thereof, to be made upon the minutes of said court, to grant to the corporation hereby created the privilege of erecting upon the public square, at such site as may be thereby designated, a suitable building for the accommodation of the said society, and the preservation of the library belonging to the same.

III. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after the ratification thereof.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 7th day of January, 1830.

John Owen, Governor
William J. Alexander, Speaker of the House of Commons
David F. Caldwell, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary

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