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An Act to Amend Chapter Forty-Five, Laws of 1833-'34, Entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of New Garden Boarding School, in the County of Guilford."

1889 Public Laws: Chapter 18

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Page 49.
Click Here to view the original January 13, 1834 Act, as amended below.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That wherever the words "New Garden Boarding School," or words "boarding school," occur in chapter forty-five of the Acts of 1833-34, the same shall be stricken out, and the words "Guilford College" shall be inserted in lieu thereof.

Sec. 2. That the trustees of the said Guilford College shall have authority to confer literary titles, degrees and honors.

Sec. 3. That it shall be unlawful to sell, or offer for sale, any spirituous, vinous or malt liquors within three miles of the original college building known as "Founder's Hall."

Sec. 4. The trustees of said Guilford College shall be members of the Society of Friends, and recognized as such by the North Carolina yearly meeting of Friends.

Sec. 5. That the corporation of Guilford College is hereby extended for ninety-nine years from the ratification of this Act.

Ratified the 25th day of January, A.D. 1889.

Daniel G. Fowle, Governor
Thomas M. Holt, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Augustus Leazar, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 6, 1889.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.



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