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An Act to Incorporate the Board of Trustees of the Lillington Academy, in the County of Pender.

1876-77 Private Laws: Chapter XLVI

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1876-77 - Pages 666-667.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That S. S. Satchwell, Andrew J. McIntire, Gratton Williams, B. C. Bordeaux, Bruce Williams, L. Southerland and G. F. Walker, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the name and style of the "Lillington Academy," and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire, hold and convey, in their corporate capacity, property real and personal, such as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school of high grade; shall have perpetual succession; may have and use a common seal; have power to elect their officers, consisting of a chairman, secretary and treasurer, and to establish such rules and regulations as may be necessary for the cause of education and maintaining said school, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state.

Sec. 2. That in case of death or refusal to act, or removal, or for any cause there becomes a vacancy, the remaining trustees shall have power to fill the vacancy: Provided, Their number shall less than three, nor more than nine.

Sec. 3. That the trustees shall have power to make all necessary by-laws for the government of said academy.

Sec. 4. That it shall not be lawful for any person to sell, give away, or dispose of in any way, any spirituous liquors within two miles of the Lillington Academy aforesaid. All medical compounds, whether known by bitters or any other name, the principal ingredient of which is intoxicating liquor or liquors, shall be construed to come under the provisions of this Act: Provided, The provisions of this section shall not be construed to apply to prescriptions of practicing physicians, to be given bona fide as a physic only.

Sec. 5. Any person offending against the provisions of section four of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, before any justice of the peace, shall be fined not more than fifty dollars, or imprisoned not more than thirty days.

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

Ratified the 3d day of March, 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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