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An Act to Incorporate the Davie Educational Union.

1897 Private Laws: Chapter 124

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Page 222.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That J. H. Gilman, Jr., A. T. Clement, T. A, Hilliard, L. M. Van Eaton, B. J. Neely, Sandy Phelps, Richard Pass and G. W. Eaton, their associates and successors, are hereby made and continued a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of Davie Educational Union, and in that name may sue and be sued, contract and be contracted with, for the purpose of maintaining and conducting a school for the colored race, in or near the town of Mocksville, in Davie County, North Carolina.

They may use a common seals, buy land, erect buildings, employ and dismiss teachers and instructors, and establish such rules as may be necessary for the cause of education and maintaining the school not inconsistent with the laws of the State.

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

Ratified the 8th 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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