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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Knap of Reeds Masonic Classical School, in the County of Granville.

1858-1859 Private Laws: Chapter 193

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1858-59 - Pages 248-249.

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 Joseph Woods, A. M. Veazy, John Reed, Logan Umstead, Dr. Alexander Fleming and Dennis Tilly, be and they arc hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "The Trustees of the Knap of Reeds Masonic Classical School," and by that name shall have succession and a common seal, and shall have power to sue and be sued, to plead and to be impleaded in any court of law in this State, and to acquire, purchase, have and to hold all such lands and tenements, chattels and moneys as may be necessary for the said institution, according to the will of the donor or donors thereof.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to fill all vacancies which may occur in the number by death or other causes, and to pass such laws and regulations as shall be necessary for the government and good morals of the said institution.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That no license to retail spirituous liquors at the site or within half a mile of said institution shall be granted, and if granted the same shall be void.

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

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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