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An Act to Incorporate the Yanceyville Female Seminary.

1864 Private Laws, 4th Session: Chapter 2

Public and Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1864, 4th Session - Page 4.

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 William Lea, James Poteat and Thomas I. Wormack, and such other persons as may associate with them, their successors and assigns are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "The Yanceyville Female Seminary," and as a corporation may have a capital stock of twenty-five thousand dollars, divisable into shares of fifty dollars each, and may have by-laws, rules and regulations for their government such as by the laws of this state all corporations are allowed to do.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 25th day of May, 1864.

Zebulon B. Vance, Governor
Richard S. Donnell, Speaker of the House of Commons
Giles Mebane, Speaker of the Senate

State of North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State,
June 25, 1864.

I, John P. H. Russ, Secretary of State, in and for the
State of North Carolina, do hereby certify that the foregoing
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions on
file in this office. Given under my hand, this 25th day of
June, 1864.

John P. H. Russ,
Secretary of State

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