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An Act to Prohibit the Sale of Spirituous Liquors Within Two Miles of the Orphan Asylum, in Granville County.

1876-77 Private Laws: Chapter CIX

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1876-77 - Page 751.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to sell any kind of spirituous liquors within two miles of the orphan asylum, or court house, in Oxford, Granville County: Provided, This Act shall not apply to druggists, who may sell under a physician's certificate.

Sec. 2. That any person or persons violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction shall be fined not exceeding fifty dollars, or imprisoned not more than thirty days in the discretion of the court: Provided, further, That this Act shall not apply to the town of Oxford until approved by a majority of the qualified voters of said town, at the election to be held as prescribed in the general law in regard to submitting the question of prohibition to the voters of the town aforesaid.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after the first day of July, Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven.

Ratified the 12th 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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