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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Hayesville High School.

1883 Private Laws: Chapter 63

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1883 - Pages 749-750.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That W. M. Sanderson, D. W. Kollies, W. A. Haigler, J. S. Brooks and G. M. Flemming, and their associates and successors in office, be constituted a body politic and corporate under the name and style of the "Trustees of the Hayesville High School," located in Clay County, North Carolina, and under such name and style may have a perpetual succession and a common seal, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in all the courts of this state or of the United States, and do all such acts as pertain to bodies politic and corporate.

Sec. 2. That said corporation shall have power of contracting and being contracted with, purchasing, holding and conveying in their corporate capacity property, real and personal, such as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school of high grade near Hayesville, in the county of Clay, with powers to make all necessary and needful rules and regulations for their own good government and that of the said Hayesville High School, subject to the by-laws to be passed by the stockholders of said Hayesville High School, and a certificate of five dollars stock shall be one full share and entitle the holder to one vote in such trustees' meeting as provided in this Act.

Sec. 3. That the receipts and disbursements shall be managed and directed by and through a majority of the board of trustees, who shall be elected annually by the stockholders, and the said trustees, in case of a vacancy caused by death or otherwise, shall have power to fill such vacancy for any one year or part thereof.

Sec. 4. That the trustees herein named shall hold their offices as such for one year after the ratification of this Act and until their succcssors are elected as herein provided.

Sec. 5. That the liabilities of the corporation shall affect the stock of the company only.

Sec. 6. That 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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