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An Act to Incorporate Edenborough Medical College, in the County of Robeson.

1866-1867 Private Laws: Chapter LXVII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1866-67 - Pages 319-320.

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 Dr. Hector McLean, of the county of Robeson, and such other persons as he may associate with him, be, and they are hereby, declared to be a body corporate and politic, by the name and style of the "Edenborough Medical College," and by that name and style may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; that the said corporation may acquire, hold, possess and enjoy real and personal estate; that they may make all such rules, by-laws and regulations as may be necessary for the good government of the same; that they may elect or appoint a President and Directors or a Board of Managers, or a Board of Trustees; that they may acquire by purchase or donation all such real estate as may be necessary, and improve the same, from time to time, together with all such personal property as may be necessary to make said Institution a first class Medical College of the highest grade; that they may employ or associate with them all necessary teachers and professors, whose duty it shall be to deliver lectures and give instruction in all the various branches in Medical Science.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That said instructors may receive for their services, for the instruction of students in said Institution, such compensation as may be fixed or prescribed by by-laws, rules and regulations of said College, or fixed or agreed upon by the President, or Directors, or Board of Managers, or Board of Trustees, and may sue for and recover the same in any of the Superior Courts or Courts of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, or before any Justice of the Peace having jurisdiction of the same; that they shall have perpetual succession, and may have a common seal.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the said Edenborough Medical College may confer degrees and grant diplomas to practice medicine in any of the counties of this State, and such diplomas shall entitle the recipient to all the rights, privileges, immunities and advantages that can be given, granted or bestowed by any Medical College or Institution where the arts and sciences of medicine are taught; and that any graduate of said Institution, having received his diploma for the same, and having complied with all its requirements, may practice medicine in any of the counties of this State, subject to the same rules and regulations as are now required by the laws of North Carolina in such cases made and provided.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That all laws and clauses of laws coming in conflict with the provisions of this Act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force and take efiect from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 26th 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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