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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Oxford Colored Educational Association of Granville County.

1872-73 Private Laws: Chapter XXXVII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1872-73 - Page 418.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That Henry Hester, Lawson Wright, Grandison Young, Benjamin Ridley and Peter Hurst, and their successors are hereby created and constituted a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "The Oxford Colored Educational Association;" and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, purchase and hold in their corporate capacity such real and personal property as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school for boys and girls at Oxford, in the county of Granville, with power to make all needful rules, by-laws and regulations for their own government and the government of their school: Provided, That no sectarian school shall be established under the provisions of this Act.

Sec. 2. That said board of trustees may at their option increase their number by choosing others, not to exceed ten; and may likewise fill all vacancies occurring therein; and may have all the corporate powers of trustees of like associations.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 26th 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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