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An Act to Incorporate the Morven Academy Company.

1891 Private Laws: Chapter 231

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1891 - Page 1128.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That C. C. Moore, J. E. Moore, G. A. Martin, Hugh Johnson and J. L. Pratt, and their successors, be and they are hereby created a body politic for educational purposes under the name and style of "The Morven Academy Company" of Morven, N. C., and as such shall have all the powers of trustees of like institutions; may purchase, hold and convey real and personal estate; may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded.

Sec. 2. That the members of said corporation shall have succession for thirty years; shall elect their officers by a majority vote of the stock owned in said corporation, which shall consist of a president, secretary and treasurer, who shall be elected annually.

Sec. 3. That said body politic shall have power to make such by-laws and regulations, not inconsistent with the laws of this state, as they may deem necessary to promote the objects of the corporation.

Sec. 4. That said corporation shall have power to grant certificates of merit or proficiency in any of the departments taught in said institution.

Sec. 5. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 5th day of March, 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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