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An Act to Amend Chapter Eighty-Three of the Private Laws of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-Four and One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-Five, in Regard to Wake Forest College.

1879 Private Laws: Chapter 13

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1879 - Pages 562-563.
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The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That chapter eighty-three of the private laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four and one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five be and the same is hereby amended by striking out all of sections nine and ten and inserting in the lieu and stead thereof the following:

"Sec. 9. That if any person at or within three miles of the site of said college shall sell any alcoholic liquors, distilled or undistilled, or any brandy peaches or other alcoholic fruits, or any spirituous or intoxicating bitters or beverages by whatever name they may be called; or shall without special permission in writing by the faculty thereof, give or convey the same to any student or students thereof, at or within three miles from the site thereof, he shall for each offense forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars, to be recovered in any court of record, one half to the use of the informant and the other half to the use of said college; and the offender shall moreover be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof in the superior court shall be fined in the discretion of the court."

Sec. 2. That all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Read three times in the general assembly and ratified the 14th Day of February, A.D. 1879.

Thomas J. Jarvis, Governor
John M. Moring, Speaker of the House of Representatives
James L. Robinson, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 19th, 1879.

I, William L. Saunders, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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