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An Act to Amend Sections Seven (7), Ten (10) and Eleven (11) of Chapter Twenty-Three (23) of the Private Laws of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-Six and One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-Seven, Entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Biddle University."

1883 Private Laws: Chapter 68

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1883 - Pages 754-755.
Click Here to view the February 10, 1877 Act, as amended below.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the proviso to section seven (7) of the Act referred to in the title be repealed.

Sec. 2. That section ten (10) of said Act be amended by striking out in lines three (3) and four (4) the words "two hundred thousand dollars," and insert the words "one million of dollars."

Sec. 3. That said university shall hold two hundred acres of land free from taxation, and that section eleven (11) of the recited Act be repealed.

Sec. 4. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 28th day of February, A.D. 1883.

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

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 24th, 1883.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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