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An Act to Incorporate Bethel Hill Institute, for Male and Female, in Person County, N.C.

1897 Private Laws: Chapter 113

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Page 205.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That J.A. Bean, W. A.Woody, John B. Day, Ruffin Woody, W. M. Falkner, Thomas H. Street and W. A. Duncan, their successors, associates and assigns, be and they are hereby declared and created a body politic and corporate for the purpose of maintaining a school of high grade near Bethel Hill, Person County, North Carolina, for the intellectual and moral training of the girls and boys of the white race under the name and style of the Bethel Hill Institute.

Sec. 2. That said institute shall have the right to confer diplomas and degrees as other institutions of high grade in said state.

Sec. 3. That the said persons herein named shall elect a president and secretary, to be elected out of their number, and to fill any vacancy by resignation, death or otherwise, as they may think proper.

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

Ratified the 6th day of March, A.D. 1897.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
A.F. Hileman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1897.

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

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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