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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Davidson College," Passed in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Eight.

1856-1857 Private Laws: Chapter 94

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1856-57 - Pages 96-97.
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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enacted by the authority of the same, That the tenth section of the before recited Act be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Sec 2. Be it further enacted, That the whole amount of real and personal estate belonging to said corporation shall at no time exceed in value five hundred thousand dollars.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That all right, title and interest on the part of the State of North Carolina, and the University of North Carolina, or either of them, if any they have, in and to the estate and officers given, or attempted to be given, in the last will and testament of Maxwell Chambers, late of the town of Salisbury, to the trustees of Davidson College be, and the same is hereby released and conveyed to the trustees of Davidson College, for the purpose specified in the said will.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after the ratification of the same.

Ratified the 13th day of December, 1856.

Thomas Bragg, Jr., Governor
Jesse G. Shepherd, Speaker of the House of Commons
William W. Avery, Speaker of the Senate

North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State, April, 1857.

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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