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An Act to Incorporate the Rocky Point Academy, in the County of New Hanover.

1866-1867 Private Laws: Chapter LXI

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1866-67 - Pages 315-316.

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 D. S. Durham, H. E. Carr, S. S. Satchwell, T. P. Armstrong, James S. Hines, James Durham and Caivin V. Hines, be, and they are hereby, created a body politic and corporate, in the State of North Carolina, under the name and style of "The Trustees of Rocky Point Academy," and as such corporation shall have and enjoy all the privileges, rights and immunities granted to corporations in chapter twenty-six, Revised Code, entitled "Corporations."

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That said corporation shall have the lawful right to establish a school, under the
said name of Rocky Point Academy, [at] or near the Rocky Point Depot, in the county of New Hanover, and State of North Carolina, and to adopt all necessary rules and by-laws and regulations for the government and maintenance of the same.

Sec. 3. Be if further enacted, That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons, to erect, keep, maintain or have, at Rocky Point Academy, or within three miles thereof, any tippling house, establishment, or place for the sale of wines, cordials, spirituous or malt liquors, and any person or persons offending against the provisions of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction of the offense in a Court of competent jurisdiction, shall suffer the penalties imposed for misdemeanors.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 4th day of March, 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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