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An Act to Incorporate Skyland Institute, near Blowing Rock, in Watauga County.

1889 Public Laws: Chapter 556

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Page 517.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to sell or give away or dispose of any spirituous liquors at or within two miles of Skyland Institute; and any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall, for each offence, be fined not more than fifty dollars or imprisoned not exceeding thirty days.

Sec. 2. That it shall be a misdemeanor for any person to exhibit himself drunk, or use any profane or indecent language within the grove surrounding the said institute; and for every offense in this section the offender shall be fined not over ten dollars or imprisoned not more than six days.

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

Ratified the 13th day of February, 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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