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An Act to Incorporate the Bingham School.

1864-1865 Private Laws: Chapter 3

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1864-65 - Page 5.

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 Bingham, and those who may be associated with him, be incorporated into a company under the name and style of "The Bingham School," with the usual rights, powers, privileges and duties of such corporations, for the purpose of carrying on a military and classical academy.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the Governor shall be empowered to grant a commission to the superintendent of the aforesaid military and classical school; Provided, the rank so conferred shall be no higher than that of colonel; and that the Governor be empowered to grant commissions to such other officers of the said school as may be recommended by the superintendent; Provided, the rank so conferred shall be no higher than that of major; and only such officers shall be recommended by the superintendent as are essential to the efficiency of said school.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That officers commissioned as herein provided, shall take rank according to date of commission with officers in the line of the North Carolina militia.

Ratified the 9th day of December, 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,
October 20th, 1865.

I, Robert W. Best, 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 20th day of
October, 1865.

Robert W. Best,
Secretary of State



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