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An Act to Incorporate Bethel Academy in Mecklenburg County.

1891 Private Laws: Chapter 86

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1891 - Page 866.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That J. B. Alexander, M. D., W. A. Gillespie and John B. Gibeon, and their associates, be and are hereby constituted and made a body corporate and politic with perpetual succession under the name and style of ''The Trustees of Bethel Academy," and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in all the courts of law and equity, and may purchase and hold, sell and convey real estate and goods and chattels whatsoever necessary to the objects of this incorporation. They shall have power to make and use a common seal and alter the same at will, and they are hereby invested with all the powers and privileges necessary for conducting educational work in advancement of education in the State.

Sec. 2. That said corporation [ors], or a majority of them, shall have power to enact all necessary by-laws and to do such other things and perform such other acts as appertain to bodies corporate and politic not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States and of this State.

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

Ratified the 20th day of February, 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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