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An Act to Incorporate Smith's Bridge High School Joint Stock Company.

1879 Private Laws: Chapter 81

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1879 - Pages 727-728.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That William Allen, S. G. Conly, G. N. Rush, L. F. Howard, E. T. Long, J. T. Bradly, J. J. McConnell, W. T. Anderson and Jesse S. Moore, and their successors, are incorporated a body politic for educational purposes, under the name and style of "Smith's Bridge High School Joint Stock Company," on Tennessee River in the county of Macon, and as such may have all the corporate powers of trustees of like institutions; the said trustees may plead and be impleaded, may sue and be sued.

Sec. 2. That all vacancies occurring in said board of trustees by death, resignation or removal from the county, shall be filled by the board of trustees, five of whom shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

Sec. 3. That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons within two miles of said Smith's Bridge Academy, to sell, give away or otherwise dispose of any vinous or spirituous liquors.

Sec. 4. That all persons violating the third section of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction before any justice of the peace of Macon County, shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than twenty dollars or be imprisoned not less than twenty days or both at the discretion of the court.

Sec. 5. That the said corporation may have a common seal and have power to pass all necessary by laws and regulations for its own government which may not be inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state or the United States.

Sec. 6. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 13th Day of March, 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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