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An Act to Extend the Charter and the Corporate Existence of the Washburne Male and Female Seminary of Beaufort, North Carolina.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 215

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Pages 342-343.

Whereas, In accordance with the law (as prescribed in sections fourteen and fifteen of chapter twenty-six of the Revised Code of North Carolina), articles of agreement were entered into and filed in the office of the clerk of the superior court of Carteret County on the twenty-fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, by Pierre Henry and others, for the establishment of a seminary to be called "Washburne Male and Female Seminary of Beaufort, North Carolina," and for the purpose of incorporating said seminary and procuring letters patent as provided by said chapter twenty-six of said Revised Code; and whereas, pursuant to said articles of agreement, and in accordance with the said Revised Code, letters patent were duly issued by the governor of North Carolina on the nineteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, creating and constituting the said Pierre Henry and others named in said articles of agreement and letters patent, and their successors, a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "The Washburne Male and Female Seminary, of Beaufort, North Carolina," for the purposes and with the powers mentioned in said articles of agreement and letters patent, which are duly recorded in the office of the clerk of the superior court of Carteret County and the secretary of state of North Carolina, respectively, the said seminary being established for educational purposes and to continue in operation thirty years; and whereas, the said charter in a short period will expire; therefore,

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the charter of the said Washburne Male and Female Seminary of Beaufort, North Carolina, and the corporate existence of said seminary duly and legally organized and incorporated as aforesaid, be and the same are hereby extended with the powers and for the purposes enumerated in the letters patent and articles of agreement aforesaid and no other, and subject to the same rules and regulations as therein prescribed, for the period of thirty years from and after the ratification of this Act.

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

Ratified the 3d 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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