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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Incorporate Bascom College in the Town of Leicester, Buncombe County," Passed at the Session of the General Assembly in the Year 1858-9.

1860-1861 Private Laws: Chapter 70

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1860-61 - Pages 41-42.
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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 the trustees of said college may increase their number to not more than twenty; and said corporation may acquire, own and hold, for the purposes of education, all necessary real and personal estate, and may make all such by-laws and regulations as may be necessary for the good government of the college.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons to sell or barter any spirituous liquors within two miles of said "Bascom College;" and if any person or persons shall violate the provisions of this section, such person or persons shall be deemed and held guilty of a misdemeanor and indictable for the same, and on conviction shall be imprisoned at the discretion of the court, or fined not less than ten dollars.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall take effect as soon as the trustees of said college, or a majority of them, shall signify their acceptance of the same on the minutes of their proceedings.

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

Ratified the 25th 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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