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An Act to Incorporate the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the City of Wilmington.

1871-72 Private Laws: Chapter IX

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1871-72 - Page 14.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That Doctors J. Francis King, S. S. Satchwell, William J. Love, H. S. Norcum, B. F. Cobb, W. W. Lane and Thomas B. Carr, their associates, successors and assigns, (Provided, They shall be graduates of a medical college in good standing.) are hereby created and constituted a body politic and corporate by the name and style ot the "College of Physicians and Surgeons of the City of Wilmington," for the purpose of promoting and advancing the science of medicine and surgery in all the various branches, including dissections, dealing in drugs and medicines and surgical instruments and dispensing medicine in such form and in such manner as they may determine; and may also purchase, hold, sell, mortgage, lease or convey real or personal estate, with a capital not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. That said corporation may divide their capital stock into shares of not less than fifty dollars, issue certificates therefor, elect a president, directors, and all necessary officers, and make and adopt rules, regulations and by-laws for the government of said corporation, and be entitled to all the privileges, rights, and immunities and subject to all the restrictions contained in chapter twenty-six of the revised code entitled corporations.

Sec. 3. That this corporation shall exist ninety-nine years and this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 22d 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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