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An Act to Incorporate the Waynesville Baptis College in the County of Haywood, and to Appoint Trustees Thereof.

1866-1867 Private Laws: Chapter LXVI

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1866-67 - Pages 318-319.

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 E. B. Herren, Walter Brown, R. N. Welch, S. W. Welch, D. B. Nelson, C. B. Mingers, J. P. Osborne, Hiram McCracken, David Platt and Samuel L. Love, be and they are hereby incorporated by the name and style of "The Trustees of Wayneville Baptist College," and by that name shall be able and capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, acquire by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, real and personal estate for the use of said College, and enjoy all other powers, privileges and immunities belonging to bodies corporate of the like nature.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the Faculty of said College, that is to say, the President, Professors and Teachers, by and with the consent of the Trustees, shall have the power of confening all such degrees or marks of literary distinction or diplomas, as are usually conterred in Colleges and Seminaries of learning.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That in case of any vacancy occurring by death, resignation or otherwise, of said Trustees, the remainder, or a majority of them, may appoint successors to the same, who shall have the same powers and authorities as the Trustees constituted by this Act.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force and take effect 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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