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An Act to Incorporate the Weaverville College in Buncombe County.

1873-74 Private Laws: Chapter VIII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1873-74 - Pages 284-285.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That Dr. James A. Reagan, W. E. Weaver, J. R. Chambers, Rev. J. W. Vandiver, W. R. Baird, J. J. McElroy, J. G. Chambers, R. W. Pickens, Rev. J. S. Weaver, C. A. Nickels, J. R. Erby, Dr. J. D. Reynolds, Wm. Profit, Daniel Reynolds, C. G. McDowell, and their successors be and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "Weaverville College," and by that name shall sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, shall have perpetual succession and a common seal. May acquire by purchase, gift or otherwise to them and their successors estates, real and personal, for the use of said college, not exceeding twenty thousand dollars, and enjoy all other powers, privileges and immunities incident to bodies corporate of a like nature.

Sec. 2. That any five of said corporators may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and in case of vacancy by death, removal, resignation or otherwise, any five shall have power to fill such vacancy.

Sec 3. That no license to retail spirituous liquors within two miles of said college shall be granted by the commissioners of Buncombe County.

Sec 4. That any person offending against any of the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be fined not mure than twenty-five dollars or imprisoned not more than thirty days at the discretion of the court.

Sec. 5. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified this 15th day of December, A.D., 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 5th, 1874.

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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