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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Warsaw High School, in Duplin County.

1856-1857 Private Laws: Chapter 92

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1856-57 - Page 95.

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 for the purpose of establishing, maintaining and conducting a male seminary to be located at the town of Warsaw, in the county of Duplin, George W. Wallace, D. J. Middleton, J. R. Eggell, M. J. Taylor, Abner M. Faison, Hinton J. Can, Laban Canell, L. Highsmith, C. D. Ellis, J. L. Pritchard, Wm. M. Kennedy, Amos Royal, Benjamin Oliver, Owen Alderman, John W. Taylor, Geo. W. Huffham, J. D. Kornegay, Samuel Anders, J. S. Boykin, T. J. Boykin, Solomon J. Faison, Morris Federick, S. L. Gann, Levi Moore, H. J. Hobbs, O. M. Mathews, James H. Stephens, Isaac W. Lane, Alfred Gay, and Hezekiah Dobson and their successors in office as is hereinafter provided, be, and they are hereby made and constituted a corporation and body politic by the name and style of "The Trustees of the Warsaw High School," and shall be subject to all of the provisions contained in the 26th chapter of the Revised Code, so far as they are applicable to such a corporation and are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That said corporation shall be a joint stock company, with a capital stock not exceeding five thousand dollars, to be divided into shares of not less than ten dollars nor more than twenty-five dollars each, and shall have power to hold such real and personal estate, as may be necessary to accomplish the objects for which they have been incorporated.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the persons above named or either of them, shall have power to open books of subscription.

Ratified the 3rd day of February, 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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