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An Act to Incorporate Edgecombe Female Seminary.

1872-73 Private Laws: Chapter XVIII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1872-73 - Page 393.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That William S. Battle, C. B. Killebrew, Joseph R. Thigpen, William M. Pippen, George Howard, John S. Dancy, H. D. Teel, N. J. Pittman, Frederick Phillips. J. H. Baker, William G. Lewis and their associates and successors be constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name of the "Edgecombe Female Seminary" for educational purposes, with all the powers, rights and privileges contained in chapter twenty-six, Revised Code.

Sec. 2. That said corporation shall be a joint stock company with a capital not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars, to be divided into shares of fifty dollars each.

Sec. 3. That said company shall have power to acquire and hold real and personal estate not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars.

Sec. 4. That the persons or any of them named above may open books of subscription, and when ten thousand dollars are subscribed may organize, and that the subscriptions made to M. Waddell, trustees, &c., shall be deemed and held to be valid subscriptions.

Sec. 5. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification for ninety-nine years.

Ratified the 11th day of February, 1873.

Tod R. Caldwell, Governor
James L. Robinson, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Charles H. Brogden, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, March 19th, 1873.

I, William H. Howerton, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

William H. Howerton,
Secretary of State.

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