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An Act to Incorporate the Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention of North Carolina for the Colored Race.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 74

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Pages 94-95.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That C. S. Brown, C. C. Somerville, A. Shepard, N. L. Roberts, A. W. Pegues, S. N. Vass, J. A. Whitted, P. S. Lewis, A. W. Pattello, M. W. D. Norman, Luke Pierce, and their associates and successors, be and are hereby constituted and made a body corporate and politic with perpetual succession, under the name and style of "The Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention of North Carolina for the Colored Race," 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 and sell and convey real estate, goods and chattels, whatsoever necessary to the objects of this incorporation. They shall have power to make and use a common seal, and to alter the same at will. And they are hereby invested with all the powers and privileges necessary for conducting missionary and other religious and educational work.

Sec. 2. That said corporation 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. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 14th 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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