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An Act to Incorporate Davidson High School, Near Teaguetown, in Davidson County.

1871-72 Private Laws: Chapter LIII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1871-72 - Pages 86-87.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That J. J. Raper, F. S. Blair, P. W. Raper, M. D. Raper, A. O. P. Teague, J. D. Bordenhammer, J. M. Raper and B. Hedgecock and their successors are hereby created and constituted a body politic and corporate for educational purposes, under the name and style of "The Trustees of Davidson High School," and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, and shall have all the powers of corporate trustees of like institutions for the term of ninety-nine years.

Sec. 2. Said trustees shall have control of the school property and buildings situated near Teaguetown, in Davidson County, heretofore used for school purposes, with full power to make all rules and regulations necessary to the good order, management and success of the "Davidson High School.''

Sec. 3. They shall have power to grant certificates, diplomas or other evidences of merit and proficiency, in any of the arts, sciences and languages.

Sec. 4. Said trustees at their first meeting shall elect a chairman, secretary and treasurer, who shall perform the duties required of officers in such positions, under the direction of the board ot trustees, a majority of whom shall be competent to transact business.

Sec. 5. The officers required to be elected by the fourth section of this Act, shall hold their office for the period of two years, and until their successors shall be elected.

Sec. 6. In case of vacancy in said board of trustees, it shall be supplied by a vote of a majority ot said board at any regular meeting of the same.

Sec. 7. That any person selling spirituous liquors within two miles of said "Davidson High School," shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, by any court of competent jurisdiction, shall be fined not less than ten dollars for each separate offense, at the discretion of the court.

Sec. 8. That this Act shall take effect thirty days after its ratification.

Ratified the 24th 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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