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An Act to Incorporate the Newport Peabody Educational Association.

1870-71 Private Laws: Chapter LXIV

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1870-71 - Pages 122-123.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That Jasper B. Mann, Edgar L. Perkins, W. S. Bell, Kilby Tolson, Sr., and David McCain, of the town of Newport, Carteret County, and vicinity, or any three of them, their associates and successors, organized and known as the "Newport Peabody Educational Association," having for its object the promotion of education in that section of country of which Newport is the centre, be and they are hereby created a body politic and corporate by the name and style of the "Newport Peabody Educational Association," and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, may purchase, acquire, hold and transfer real and personal estate, may use and enforce their present constitution and by-laws, may alter or amend the same as they may deem necessary and proper from time to time for governing the affairs of the corporation, and may do all other acts and things which in law a body corporate may of right do, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States or of this state.

Sec. 2. That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons to sell by wholesale or retail, any intoxicating liquors within five (5) miles distance of the institution of learning established by said association.

Sec. 3. That any person who violates section two of this Act shall be subject to a penalty of fifty dollars, to be recovered before the mayor ot the town of Newport or any magistrate in Carteret County, one-half of said fine to be paid to the informant and the other half to the poor of the town of Newport, and shall be further subject to indictment for a misdemeanor in the superior court of Carteret County.

Sec. 4. That this Act is hereby declared a Public Act, and shall be in force from and after its ratification, and shall remain in force for the period of fifty years.

Ratified the 31st day of March, A.D., 1871.

Tod R. Caldwell, Governor
Thomas J. Jarvis, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Edward J. Warren, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 1st, 1871.

I, Henry J. Menninger, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
private acts on file in this office.

Henry J. Menninger,
Secretary of State.

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