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An Act to Extend the Charter of the Saint Augustine Normal School and Collegiate Institute.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 91

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Page 117.

Whereas, On July nineteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, the Saint Augustine Normal School and Collegiate Institute was incorporated by letters patent issued under sections fourteen and fifteen of chapter twenty-six of the Revised Code of North Carolina for promoting the education and elevation of the colored people of the United States, or some of them, to continue for thirty years; and whereas, under said letters patent the said corporation was duly organized and has since been in successful operation; now, therefore,

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That said incorporation and organization of said company is hereby ratified and confirmed, and it is hereby declared that the same is a body politic and corporate, with all the powers and franchises heretofore granted to it, and with the power to hold and own such real and personal property as may be necessary or convenient for the objects of its creation.

Sec. 2. That the corporate name of said body be changed to Saint Augustine's School.

Sec. 3. That the board of trustees shall consist of the Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the diocese, North Carolina, and clerical and lay members of the same.

Sec. 4. That the existence of said corporation is hereby extended for the period of ninety-nine years.

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

Ratified the 20th 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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