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An Act to Incorporate the Jonesville Male and Female High Schools, in the County of Yadkin.

1858-1859 Private Laws: Chapter 190

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1858-59 - Pages 245-246.

Section 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 Richard Gwyn, R. W. George, A. N. Tomlin, F. A. Harris, W. B. Woodruff, F. E. S. Morrison, Thomas Maxwell, be and they are hereby ordained and constituted a body corporate, forever, to be known by the name of "The Trustees of Jonesville Male and Female High Schools," and by that name shall have perpetual succession; and they and their successors, or a majority of them, by the name aforesaid, shall be able and capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, and shall take, demand and receive any property, real or personal, any moneys or other things which shall be given for the use of said high schools, and the same to apply accordingly, and by gift, purchase or devise, to take, have, possess, receive, enjoy and retain to them and their successors forever, any lands, rents or tenements of whatever nature or kind soever, to be applied for the benefit of said high schools, and said corporation shall at no time hold a larger amount of property than four hundred thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That no person or persons shall sell or barter any spirituous liquors, except to be used for mechanical, or medical, or chemical purposes, within one-half mile of said schools, and any person who shall violate this prohibition shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall forfeit and pay five dollars for every offense so committed, recoverable on a warrant before a magistrate; and the said fines when collected, half to go to the use of the female library, and the other half to go to the use of the town corporation.

Ratified the 15th day of February, 1859.

John W. Ellis, Governor
Thomas Settle, Jr., Speaker of the House of Commons
Henry Toole Clark, Speaker of the Senate

State of North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State, April, 1859.

I, Rufus H. Page, 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.

Rufus H. Page, Secretary of State

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