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An Act to Incorporate Bascom College in the Town of Leicester, Buncombe County.

1858-1859 Private Laws: Chapter 86

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1858-59 - Page 83.

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 John J. Roberts, F. Sluder, Geo. W. Hampton, R. L. Gudger and John F. Palmer, be and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of "The Trustees of Bascom College;" and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, shall have succession and a common seal, and in general shall have, exercise and enjoy all such rights, powers and privileges, as are usually exercised and enjoyed by the trustees of any incorporated college in this State.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That any three of the trustees, may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; and that on death, removal or refusal to act, of any of the trustees of the college aforesaid, the remaining trustees shall have power to fill such vacancy.

Ratified the 16th 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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