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An Act to Incorporate the Southport Naval Marine Academy.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 386

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Pages 590-591.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That Dr. D. W. Bullock, H. H. Dougherty, John D. Bellamy, junior, and those who may be associated with them, be incorporated into a company under the name and style of the "Southport Naval Marine Academy," with the reserve rights, powers, privileges and duties of such corporations for the purpose of carrying on a school and naval marine academy.

Sec. 2. That the governor shall be empowered to grant a commission to the superintendent of the aforesaid Naval Marine and Classical School: Provided, the rank so conferred shall be no higher than that of lieutenant, and that the governor be empowered to grant commissions to such other officers of said school as may be recommended by superintendent: Provided, that the rank so conferred shall be no higher than that of third lieutenant, and only such officers shall be recommended by the superintendent as are essential to the efficiency of said school.

Sec. 3. That officers commissioned as herein provided shall take rank according to the date of the commission with officers in the line of the North Carolina state naval marine.

Sec. 4. And said corporation may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold property, both real and personal, in their corporate capacity such as may be necessary for maintaining of high grade.

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

Ratified the 6th 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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