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An Act to Amend Chapters Fifty-Nine and Ninety-Four, Respectively, of the Laws of 1887.

1889 Private Laws: Chapter 17

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Page 559.
Click Here to view the March 2, 1887 Act, as amended below. Chapter 94, dated March 7th, was a duplicate.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That section one of chapters fifty-nine and ninety-four, respectively, of the laws of 1887 be amended by inserting the word "the" before the word "young," in line twelve, and striking out the words "ladies" and "female," in line thirteen, and the word "female," in the last line of said section, so that said section, when so amended, shall read:

"Section 1. That R. S. Adderton, Miss Laura C. Clement, Jesse S. Clement, R. I. Cecil, A. L. Clodfelter, D. K. Cecil, J. W. Davis, G. B. Eldridge, J. W. Finch, T. C. Ford, B. L. Ford, J. D. Grimes, T. J. Grimes, James E. Gay, W. F. Henderson, J. F. Hargrave, C. A. Hunt, W. E. Holt, A. A. Hill, Lee Harbin, Allen Jones, W. C. B. Leonard, S. E. March, C. A. Noah, J. L. Peacock, M. H. Pinnix, H. T. Phillips, B. B. Robarts, S. W. Rice, F. C. Robbins, J. B. Smith, Baxter Shemwell, F. M. Thompson, C. M. Thompson, John T. Vann and W. A. Watson, their associates and successors, be and they are hereby created a joint-stock company, a body politic and corporate, for the purpose of maintaining a school of high grade in the town of Lexington, in Davidson County, for the intellectual and moral training of the young, under the name and style of Lexington Seminary, and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire, hold and convey, in their corporate capacity, property, real and personal, and exercise all acts in relation thereto incident to the ownership of real and personal property and for the promotion of education."

Sec. 2. That all laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. That this Act shall be in force from the date of its ratification.

Ratified the 30th 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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