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An Act to Amend, Alter and Extend the Charter of Scotia Seminary.

1885 Private Laws: Chapter 98

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1885 - Pages 1004-1005.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the corporation known as the "Scotia Seminary," created by letters patent from the Governor of North Carolina, issued on the twenty-second of November, eighteen hundred and seventy, shall have perpetual succession, the right to increase their capital stock to such sum as they deem proper, and the right to purchase, lease, hold and convey such real estate and personal property as they deem proper.

Sec. 2. That the officers and teachers in said institution shall be elected and their number regulated as prescribed in the by-laws, but their number combined shall not exceed eighteen at any one time; and two-thirds of the same shall be members of the Presbyterian Church, and all persons employed as teachers in the seminary shall be subject to approval and removal by the board of missions for freedmen of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, and its successors in office.

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

In the General Assembly read three times, and ratified this the 11th day of March, A.D. 1885.

Alfred M. Scales, Governor
Charles M. Stedman, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Thomas M. Holt, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 18th, 1885.

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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