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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Little River Academy, in Cumberland County.

1870-71 Private Laws: Chapter LXXIV

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1870-71 - Page 138.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That D. D. McBryde, Jos. P. Hodge, Wm. B. Surles, Gaston Adams, and their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of "The Trustees of Little River Academy," and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold in their corporate capacity property, real and personal, such as may be suitable and necessary for maintaining a school of high grade, at the place where said academy is now located, with power to make all needful rules, by-laws and regulations for their own government and that of said academy, and under said name and style shall have continued succession for the period of fifty-nine years.

Sec. 2. That said board of trustees may at their option, increase their number by choosing others to be associated with them, so as to make a number not to exceed ten, and upon the occurrance of a vacancy, the board may likewise fill it by the appointment of a successor to the person previously acting as trustee.

Sec. 3. That it shall not be lawful for any person to sell spirituous liquors within three miles and a half of said Little River Academy, and any person or persons violating the provisions of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be fined or imprisoned, or both, at the discretion of the court.

Sec 4. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 1st day of April, 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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