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An Act to Prevent the Sale of Spirituous Liquors Within Two Miles of Reynoldson Institute, in the County of Gates, and Spring Hill Academy, in Robeson County.

1860-1861 Private Laws: Chapter 203

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1860-61 - Pages 250-251.

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 all persons are hereby prohibited from selling spirituous liquors within two miles of Reynoldson Institute, in the county of Gates, and Springhill Academy, in Robeson County, on pain of forfeiting twenty-five dollars for each and every violation of this Act, to be recovered by warrant before any justice of the peace of said county; one-half to the use of the person suing for the same, the other half to the use of the said institute, to be applied as the trustees may direct; and shall also be subject to indictment, and, on conviction, shall be fined not less than ten, nor more than fifty dollars.

Sec 2. Be it further enacted, That no license to retail spirituous liquors at the site, or within two miles of said institute, shall be granted, and, if granted, shall be void.

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

Ratified the 22nd day of February, 1861.

John W. Ellis, Governor
William T. Dortch, Speaker of the House of Commons
Henry Toole Clark, Speaker of the Senate

State of North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State, June, 1861.

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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