North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate Robeson Institute, in the County of Robeson.

1850-1851 - Private Acts - Chapter CCIV

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1850-1851 - Page 540.

Sec. 1. 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 A. Davis Jr., Hector McNeill, John McKinnon, Neill Crawford, D. Campbell, John McNair, A. D. McNair and Neill McNeill, and their successors in office, be, and the same are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of "The Trustees of Robeson Institute," and by that name shall have succession and a common seal, and shall be able and capable in law of holding lands, tenements and chattels, sufficient for the purposes and design of the Institute, and of suing and being sued, and of pleading and being impleaded, with full power to make all needful rules and by-laws for the government of the said institute, not inconsistent with the constitution of this State and of the United States; and they are hereby vested with all other powers and rights necessary or usually appertaining to municipal corporations.

Ratified 15th January, 1851.

David S. Reid, Governor
James C. Dobbin, Speaker of the House of Commons
Weldon N. Edwards, Speaker of the Senate

Office of the Secretary of State, April, 1851.

I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North Carolina,
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in this Pamphlet
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by the General
Assembly of this State, at its late session.

William Hill, Secretary of State



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