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An Act to Amend Chapter Fifty, Private Laws of 1885, Entitled "An Act to Incorporate the North Carolina Baptist Orphanage Association," and to Change the Name Thereof to The Trustees of Thomasville Baptist Orphanage.

1889 Private Laws: Chapter 229

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Pages 935-936.
Click Here to view the original February 28, 1885 Act, as amended below.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That chapter fifty of the private laws of 1885, entitled "An Act to Incorporate the North Carolina Baptist Orphanage Association," be amended as follows: Strike out the names of the incorporators in the first section and insert the following: "W. R. Gwaltney, S. J. Montague, John C. Scarborough, R. McBrayer, A. C. Meek. J. H. Lassiter, A. G. McManaway, Thomas Carricke, John Mitchell, Noah Biggs, W. T. Faircloth, Thomas H. Pritchard, C. Durham, E. Frost, F. B. [P.] Hobgood, R. D. Flemming, J. L. Markham and J. D. Brevard." Strike out of said section the words "The North Carolina Baptist Orphanage Association," and insert "The Trustees of the Thomasville Baptist Orphanage." Strike out of said section the words "one hundred thousand dollars," and insert "two hundred thousand dollars."

Sec. 2. That section second of said Act is heneby stricken out and the following inserted in lieu thereof, to-wit:

"The first six names of the above trustees shall hold their office for two years, and the next six named shall hold their office for four years, and the last six named shall hold their office for six years; but their successors shall each hold his office for six years. The said trustees shall elect their successors and shall fill all vacancies. If any trustee shall fail to attend two successive annual meetings of the said trustees, or shall remove beyond the limits of the State, then the said trustees may declare his office vacant and elect a successor to hold for the unexpired term. The said trustees shall have the control and management of the affairs of said corporation, and in their corporate name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded. They may elect one of their number president, and they may elect such other officers as by their by-laws they may provide for."

Sec. 3. That all property held by the corporation in its present name shall, upon the ratification of this Act, vest in the corporation as named by this Act; and all contracts made by and with the corporation in its present name shall be valid for and against the corporation in its name as established by this Act.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 11th day of March, 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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