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An Act to Incorporate the Beaufort High School Association.

1887 Private Laws: Chapter 18

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1887 - Pages 796-797.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That J. B. Jones, W. S. Chadwick, Wm. Sabiston, J. B. Davis, John Forlaw, S. W. Gabriel, B. L. Jones, John E. Ireland and S. A. Davis, of Carteret County, North Carolina, or any five of them, and such other persons as may hereafter be associated with them, be and the same are hereby created a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of the "Beaufort High School Association," having for its object the advancement of the cause of education in the county of Carteret, and they and their successors in office under the name and style of the "Beaufort High School Association" may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, purchase, hold and transfer real and personal estate, may adopt a constitution and by-laws, and alter or amend the same as they may deem necessary and proper from time to time for the government of the affans of the corporation, and may do all other acts and things which in law a body politic and corporate may do not inconsistent with the laws of this state and the constitution of the United States and of this state, and shall be invested with all the powers, rights and privileges of corporations conferred by chapter sixteen, volume first of The Code.

Sec. 2. For the purposes of more fully carrying out the intention of the general assembly, at its session of one thousand eight hundred and sixteen, chapter ninety-seven, the lease made and executed by the board of commissioners of Carteret County and approved by the board of magistrates of said county, at their regular meeting in June, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six, to Thomas Thomas, B. L. Jones, W. F. Dill and others, for lots numbers one hundred and thirty-six, one hundred and forty-four and one hundred and fifty-two, old town in Beaufort, North Carolina, and registered in the office of register of deeds of Carteret County, book N. N., page five hundred and four, be and the same is hereby approved, ratified and confirmed.

Sec. 3. The capital stock of said association shall consist of two thousand five hundred dollars, with the privilege of increasing the same to six thousand dollars, divided into shares of twenty-five dollars each.

Sec. 4. A majority of the stockholders of the corporation shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business after due notice.

Sec. 5. The president and secretary of said corporation, who shall be duly elected by a majority of the stockholders, shall have power to make such contracts, leases and do such other acts as a majority of said stockholders, assembled after due notice, shall direct.

Sec. 6. The members and stockholders of this association shall not be individually liable for the debts of the association.

Sec. 7. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 8th day of February, A.D. 1887.

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 Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 31st, 1887.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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