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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Burnt Chimney Academy, in Rutherford County.

1874-75 Private Laws: Chapter LXXXV

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1874-75 - Pages 551-552.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That Thomas Wilkins, Humphrey P. Miller, C. Baylas Justice, James W. Davis, George T. Bostick, Alfred W. Harrell, Samuel E. Bostick, James H. Yarboro, Howsen D. Harrell and John Blanton, and their successors be, and are hereby, made, constituted and declared a corporation and body politic and corporate under the name and style of "Trustees of Burnt Chimney Academy," and by that name shall have succession and continuance for the term of ninety-nine years.

Sec. 2. Said corporation shall consist of not more than ten nor less than five members; may have a common seal; may sue and be sued; may purchase, take by gift or devise, lease, hold, sell and convey real and personal property not exceeding twenty thousand dollars in value; may make by-laws; may elect members to fill vacancies; may elect officers of the corporation; may elect a president or principal and other officers and teachers for the academy; may make contracts, rules and regulations, and do all other acts necessary for the support, control, good government, benefit and behoof of said institution of learning, not inconsistent with the constitution of the State and the United States.

Sec. 3. It shall not be lawful to sell intoxicating liquors within two and one-half miles of said academy, and the same is hereby forbidden and declared a misdemeanor.

Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 10th day of March, A.D. 1875.

Curtis H. Brogden, Governor
James L. Robinson, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Robert F. Armfield, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 15th, 1875.

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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