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An Act to Incorporate Cape Fear Academy in the County of Bladen.

1854-1855 Private Laws: Chapter 64

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1854-55 - Pages 11-12.

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 Thomas J. Robeson, John T. Council, Bartram Robeson, James Robeson, John C. Baker, Joseph Lyon, James S. Durham, John S. Willis and Duncan McFadyen be and are hereby constituted and declared a body corporate and politic, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of the "Trustees of Cape Fear Academy," in the county of Bladen, and by that name and style may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, shall have succession and a common seal, may acquire by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, estate, both real and personal, for the use of the academy, and shall make all such by-laws, rules and regulations, as are necessary for the good government of said institution, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this State, or of the United States; and in case of vacancy by death, resignation or otherwise, the remainder, or a majority of them, may appoint successors, who shall have the same power and authorities as are conferred on the trustees created by this Act.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That it shall not be lawful for any person to sell any spirituous or intoxicating liquors within three miles of the above named institution.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That any person or persons violating the second section of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and liable to indictment, and on conviction thereof shall be subject to the same forfeitures and penalties as are now imposed by law upon those who retail without license.

Ratified the 16th day of February, 1855.

Thomas Bragg, Jr., Governor
Samuel P. Hill, Speaker of the House of Commons
Warren H. Winslow Speaker of the Senate

North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State, April, 1855.

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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