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An Act to Incorporate the Mount Pleasant Female Seminary, in Cabarrus County.

1871-72 Private Laws: Chapter III

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1871-72 - Pages 4-5.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That L. G. Heiligh, A. Foil, L. C. Groseclose, W. R. Hindley, E. D. Lentz, L. A. Bickle, D. Barrier, W. Miller, W. H. Cone, Wm. Kimball, J. J. Misenheimer and John L. Henderson, be and they are hereby declared a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "The Trustees of the Mount Pleasant Female Seminary," and by that name shall have succession and a common seal, and shall have power to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded in any court in this state, and to acquire, purchase, have and to hold all such lands and tenements, chattels and moneys as may be necessary for the said institution, according to the will of the donor or donors thereof.

Sec. 2. That the said trustees or a majority of them shall have power to fill all vacancies which may occur in their number by death, or other cause, and to pass such laws and regulations as shall be necessary for the government and good morals of said institution.

Sec. 3. That said trustees shall have power to confer degrees and marks of honor that are usually conferred by such institutions.

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

Ratified the 5th day of December, 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, February 29th, 1872.

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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