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An Act to Incorporate Murfreesboro High School, Hertford County.

1895 Private Laws: Chapter 24

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1895 - Page 32.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That H. Vaughan, Thomas H. Nicholson, Lloyd J. Laurence, Charles T. Vaughan, J. A. Boyette, David A. Day and B. B. Winborne, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of "Murfreesboro High School," and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold in their corporate capacity, property real and personal, such as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school of high grade in the town of Murfreesboro, Hertford County, in this state, with power to make all necessary rules, by-laws, regulations for their own government and that of said school; and under that name and style shall have continued succession for the period of ninety-nine years.

Sec. 2. That in case of vacancy in said board of corporators, such vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members thereof.

Sec. 3. That said board of corporators shall have power to prescribe a course of study for said school, and to change the same at any time deemed proper.

Sec. 4. That said corporators shall have power to receive by donation, gift or otherwise, any money or property of any kind or nature, and disburse the same for the benefit of said Murfreesboro High School.

Sec, 5. That said corporators shall have power to elect a principal teacher in said high school, and such other teachers as may be necessary to carry on said school.

Sec. 6. That the said corporators shall not be individually liable for the debts of this corporation.

Sec. 7. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 13th day of February, A.D. 1895.

Elias Carr, Governor
Rufus A. Doughton, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Zebulon Vance Walser, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 23rd, 1895.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the
foregoing (manuscript) are true copies of the original acts and
resolutions on file in this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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