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An Act to Enlarge the Chartered Privileges of the Trustees of the Yadkin College, in the County of Davidson.

1864-1865 Private Laws, 2nd Session: Chapter 1

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1864-65, 2nd Session - Pages 45-46.

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 immediately after the ratification of this Act, the Trustees of Yadkin College be and they are hereby empowered to add a military department to the course of instruction now pursued in the said college.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the Governor be empowered to grant a commission to the president or superintendent of the aforesaid military and classical institution: 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 institution 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 institution.

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 7th day of February, 1865.

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,
November 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
November, 1865.

Robert W. Best,
Secretary of State



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