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An Act to Incorporate the Table Rock Academy in Burke County, North Carolina.

1891 Private Laws: Chapter 21

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1891 - Page 691.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That J. A. Rector, J. L. Lisk, M. P. Hemphill, T. C. McGimpsey and T. C. Wakefield, trustees of the Table Rock Academy in Burke County, North Carolina, and their successors in office, are hereby created and declared a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "The Table Rock Academy:" in said name to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, to buy, sell, lease and hold real and personal estate for educational purposes, and to have all other rights and privileges incident to such corporations.

Sec. 2. That the appointment of said trustees is hereby duly ratified and confirmed, and the said trustees shall hold their offices during life, and in case of vacancy by the death or resignation of any of said trustees, or otherwise, the remaining trustees shall by a vote of their body elect some suitable person to fill such vacancy.

Sec. 3. That it shall be unlawful for any person to make, sell or retail any spirituous or malt liquors or other intoxicating beverage within one mile of said academy, and any person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not exceeding fifty dollars or imprisoned not exceeding thirty days.

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

Ratified the 31st day of January, A.D. 1891.

Daniel G. Fowle, Governor
Thomas M. Holt, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Rufus A. Doughton, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1891.

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

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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