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An Act to Incorporate Lindley Training School.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 218

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Pages 345-346.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That Sarah L. Mitchell, Anna E. Lord, Margaret E. Hilliard, Phebe A. Campbell, Annie L. Perry, E. V. J. Cobb and Susie R. Carter, their associates and successors, be and they are hereby created a body corporate and politic, with perpetual succession, under the name and style of " Lindley Training School," and they shall be capable in their corporate name to receive, purchase and hold such property, real and personal, as they may deem necessary; to sue and be sued, to have a common seal, to contract and be contracted with; to elect such officers as they may think proper; to choose from their number or otherwise a board of directors or managers, to consist of such number as may be deemed advisable; to make by-laws and regulations, consistent with the laws of the state, for the government and for the due and orderly conducting of their affairs and the carrying out the intent and object of the corporation.

Sec. 2. That the principal place of business of said corporation shall be in Buncombe County, North Carolina, and its object shall be to receive, maintain and care for such women as under the regulations of said corporation may be deemed practicable and expedient, and to impart to them such mental, moral and industrial education and training as may fit them for usefulness in life.

Sec. 3. 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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