North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the Thompson Orphanage and Training Institute.

1887 Private Laws: Chapter 172

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1887 - Page 1090.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the Rt. Rev. T. B. Lyman, the Rev. J. B. Cheshire, the Rev. W. R. Wetmore, the Rev. E. A. Osborne, Dr. F. M. Garrett, J. F. Payne, Esq., and Capt. B. H. Moore and their successors be and they are hereby created a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of "The Thompson Orphanage and Training Institute," with power to receive and hold property, both real and personal, not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars, to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to contract and be contracted with, and to do all other acts and things necessary for the convenient and efficient management of the business of the institution and carry out the object and intents thereof.

Sec. 2. That the corporators shall be the principal officers thereof until they and their associates shall, under the rules and regulations by them adopted, or which they may hereafter adopt, elect successors.

Sec. 3. The object of said corporation is to prepare orphans and homeless children for the duties and responsibilities of life; to that end the corporation shall have power to adopt such rules and regulations as will enable it to afford protection and extend the benefits of correct training to all such children as may be entrusted to its care by lawful authority.

Sec. 4. That said corporation shall have power to receive and retain the control of such orphans and homeless children by the consent of those having the lawful control of them, or other means provided by law for the care and protection of such children.

Sec. 5. The said corporation shall have power to discharge any of said children from the said orphanage when in the judgment of the superintendent it shall be necessary for the good of the child or the orphanage.

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

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 7th day of March, 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.

An Act to Amend Chapter One Hundred and Seventy-Two of the Private Laws of Eighteen Hundred and Eighty-Seven.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 207

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Page 334.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That section one of chapter one hundred and seventy-two of the private laws enacted by the general assembly of this state at its session of eighteen hundred and eighty-seven be amended by striking out the word "institute" in line five of said section and inserting in lieu thereof the word "institution."

Sec. 2. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 3d day of March, A.D. 1893.

Elias Carr, Governor
Rufus A. Doughton, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Lee S. Overman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1893.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the fore-
going are true copies of the original public acts and resolutions on
file in this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.



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