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An Act to Amend Sections One and Two of Chapter Thirty-Seven, Private Laws of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-Two and One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-Three, Entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Oxford Colored Educational Association, of Granville County."

1876-77 Private Laws: Chapter XXXVI

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1876-77 - Pages 656-657.
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Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That section one, of the above entitled Act, be amended so as to read as follows: That Henry Hester, Lawson Wright, Grandison Young, Benjamin Ridley and Peter Royster, and their successors and associates, 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 by and with the consent of a majority of the members of the association, given at their annual meeting, 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 shall, on the first Thursday in May, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and annually thereafter, hold a meeting of said association for the purpose of transacting such business as may be necessary lor the furtherance of the objects of said association, and for the protection of their school property.

Sec. 3. That said board of trustees and their associates, may, by and with the consent of a majority of the members of said association, at any annual meeting, increase their number to twenty. They shall organize by the election of a president, two vice-presidents, a rerording and a corresponding secretary, a treasurer, and an executive committee of five, and such other officers, as in the judgment of the association, may be necessary for the proper transaction of business.

Sec. 4. The trustees and other officers of said association shall hold their offices for twelve months, and until their successors are elected and qualified, and shall have the corporate powers and privileges of like associations.

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

Ratified the 23d day of February, A.D. 1877.

Zebulon B. Vance, Governor
Charles Price, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Thomas J. Jarvis, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 25th, 1877.

I, Joseph A. Engelhard, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

Joseph A. Engelhard,
Secretary of State.

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