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An Act to Incorporate the Wilmington Library Association.

1871-72 Private Laws: Chapter XXII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1871-72 - Pages 30-31.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That William G. Thomas, Thos. B. Carr, James J. Motts, J. Calhoun James, John Cowan and their present and future associates, are hereby created and declared to be a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "The Wilmington Library Association," and by that name shall continue as such corporation for ninety-nine years, with all the righls, powers and privileges incident or belonging to corporations as set forth in the first, second and third sections of the twenty-sixth chapter of the revised code of North Carolina, entitled "Corporations."

Sec. 2. That said corporation shall have the power and capacity to purchase, hold, lease and convey all such real estate as may by it be considered necessary or convenient for its accommodation or in aid of the purposes of its organization.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from its ratificaton.

Ratified the 9th day of January, A.D., 1872.

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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