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An Act to Incorporate the Siloam Male and Female Academy.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 39

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Pages 48-49.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That W. M. Cundiff, W. F. Miller, S. J. Atkinson, R. N. Marion and W. M. Norman, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of the "Trustees of Siloam Male and Female Academy," and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold, enter upon and possess in their corporate capacity, property, real and personal, such as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school of high grade in the town of Siloam, in the county of Surry, with power to make all needful rules and regulations for their own government and that of said academy, and shall have continual succession in such capacity: Provided, there shall be an election every two years by the stockholders of trustees, whose number shall never exceed thirteen nor be less than five.

Sec. 2. That in case of vacancy occurring in said board of trustees it shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members thereof.

Sec. 3. That the corporate limits of said academy shall extend one mile in each direction, and that it shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, sell or dispose of any spirituous liquors, wine or any beverage that produces intoxication in said distance, and any person who shall violate the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction shall be fined or imprisoned at the discretion of the court.

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

Ratified the 6th day of February, A.D. 1893.

Elias Carr, Governor
Rufus A. Doughton, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Lee S. Overman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1893.

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

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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