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An Act to Incorporate the Scotland Neck Training and Industrial School.

1897 Public Laws: Chapter 414

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Pages 599-600.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the name of the institution known at present as "The Scotland Neck Training and Industrial School," shall be hereafter known as the same, and that Wm. E. Evans C. C. Baker, Hunter Hight, C. P. Anthony, Tom Shields, Steward Hardy, Wm. E. Boyd, Thad. Shields, Isaac Evans, G. I. Hill, Isham Smith, Wade Smith, Jr., Henry Reynolds and Jno. Smith, and their associates and successors in office, be and they are hereby created and constituted a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "Trustees of the Scotland Neck Training and Industrial School," an institution of learning situated at Scotland Neck, in Halifax County, in the state of North Carolina, and as such and by said name of such institution as aforesaid shall be impleaded, to use a common seal and make such by-laws and regulations and rules as they, the said trustees and their successors, may deem best, not inconsistent with the laws of the United States or the state of North Carolina.

Sec. 2. That said trustees and their successors are and shall be authorized to appoint a president, a treasurer, a recording secretary, a general superintendent and such other officers and teachers as may, in their judgment, be necessary to serve the purpose and to carry into effect the objects of said institution.

Sec. 3. That said trustees and their successors shall have and hold all estate, property and funds now belonging to said institution, and shall have and hold all property, funds, money, donations, legacies, and devices which may hereafter be granted, given, conveyed, bequeathed and devised to said institution in trust for the use and support of the said institution.

Sec. 4. That the trustees shall have power to appoint an executive committee, to consist of ten members, including the president, vice-president, treasurer, recording secretary and superintendent, a majority of whom shall constitute a quorum and shall have full power to transact any business for the said institution.

Sec. 5. That the said executive committee shall have power, after the first two years next ensuing, after the adoption of this Act, to elect the trustees for said institution and to fill all vacancies that may occur in the same.

Sec. 6. That all Acts and parts of Acts contrary to the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.

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

Ratified the 9th 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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