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An Act to Incorporate Wilmington Institute in the City of Wilmington, County of New Hanover.

1866-1867 Private Laws: Chapter XXXIV

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1866-67 - Pages 284-285.

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 Robert H. Cowan, Dr. Armand J. DeRosset, John Bauman, Claus Tierhen and Levi McGinney, and their successors in oftice, be, and the same are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of "The Trustees of Wilmington Institute," and by that name shall have succession and a common seal; and shall be able and capable, in law, of holding lands, tenements and chattels, sufficient for the purpose and design of the Institute; and of suing and being sued, and of pleading and being impleaded; with full power of making all needful rules and by-laws for the government of the said Institute, not inconsistent with the constitution of this State and of the United States; and they are hereby invested with all other powers and rights necessary or usually appertaining to municipal corporations.

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

Ratified the 25th 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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