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An Act to Alter "An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the New Institute," in Iredell County, Passed in the Year 1855-56.

1856-1857 Private Laws: Chapter 95

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1856-57 - Pages 97-98.
Click Here to view the original Act of 1855, as amended below.

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 style of "The Trustees of the New Institute" be changed into that of "The Trustees of Olin High School," and by that name they shall hereafter be known, and the said trustees are hereby invested, under that name, with all the rights, privileges and immunities granted to them, by virtue of an Act passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina in the year 1855, entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the New Institute in Iredell County."

Sec 2. Be it further enacted, That the trustees of Olin High School be allowed to increase their number to fifteen, and seven shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; and (to secure donations offered for that purpose) that the said trustees of Olin High School be granted the full right and privilege of erecting this school into a college, with all the rights and privileges pertaining to colleges and institutions of learning of the highest grade in this State, when the sum of forty thousand dollars shall have been secured as a permanent fund for the endowment of said institution.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 24th day of January, 1857.

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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