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An Act to Incorporate the Rockford Male and Female Seminary, at Rockford, Surry County.

1866-1867 Private Laws: Chapter XXXII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1866-67 - Pages 282-283.

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 M. Y. Folger, T. J. Williams, W. M. Norman, P. H. Dobson, R. S. Folger, L. C. Turner and L. H. Burns, be, and they are hereby, constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the "Trustees of Rockford Male and Female Seminary," and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; shall have perpetual succession and a common seal; may acquire, by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, estates, real and personal, for the use of said Seminary; and enjoy all other powers, privileges and immunities incident to bodies corporate of a like nature.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That any three of said Trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and in case of any vacancy by death, removal, resignation or otherwise, any three of said Trustees shall have power to fill vacancies thereby occasioned.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That no license to retail spirituous liquors, at the site or within two miles of said Seminary, shall be granted, and, if granted, the same shall be void.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That no person in the State, without permission in writing from the Principal of said Seminary, shall sell or deliver to any student of the said Seminary, or to any other person, any spiritnons liquors, for the purpose of being used, or with the knowledge that the same will be used, at said Seminary, or within two miles thereof, by any student.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That any person who shall offend against any of the provisions of this Act, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 18th day of February, A.D., 1867.

Jonathan Worth, Governor
Rufus Y. McAden, Speaker of the House of Commons
Joseph H., Wilson, Speaker of the Senate

State of North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 4th, 1867.

I, Robert W. Best, Secretary of State, do hereby certify
that the foregoing are true copies of the original Acts and
Resolutions on file in this office, as passed by the General
Assembly at its session in 1866-'67.

Robert W. Best,
Secretary of State

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