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An Act to Incorporate Amherst Academy in Burke County, North Carolina.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 164

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Page 257.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That E. H. Tilley, J. H. Hoffman, J. S. Tilley, W. H. Benfield, W. A. Tilley, J. D. Moore and A. G. Corpening, Trustees of Amherst Academy in Burke County, North Carolina, and their successors in office, are hereby created and declared a body politic and corporate under the name and style of the "Amherst Academy," in said name to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, to buy, sell, lease and hold real and personal estate for educational purposes, and to have all other rights and privileges incident to such corporations.

Sec. 2. That the appointment of said trustees is hereby duly ratified and confirmed, and the said trustees shall hold their offices during life, and in case of vacancy by the death or resignation of any of said trustees or otherwise the remaining trustees shall by a vote of their body elect some suitable person to fill such vacancy.

Sec. 3. That it shall be unlawful for any person to make, sell or retail any spirituous or malt liquors or other intoxicating beverages within two miles of said academy. That any person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not exceeding fifty dollars or imprisoned not exceeding thirty days.

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

Ratified the 2d day of March, 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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