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An Act to Incorporate Chapel Hill School.

1899 Private Laws: Chapter 85

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Page 168.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do Enact:

Section 1. That J. W. Canada, C. S. Canada and S. M. Wilson and those who hereafter may be associated with them be incorporated for educational purposes under the name and style of "Chapel Hill School," in the town of Chapel Hill, Orange County, and as such may have all the power of trustees of like institutions; may sue and be sued, may plead and be impleaded at law.

Sec. 2. That the said corporation may have a common seal, and may have power to pass all needful rules and regulations for its own government, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state and the United States.

Sec. 3. That the said trustees shall have power to hold and acquire such real and personal property as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school for boys and girls at Chapel Hill.

Sec. 4. That under this Act of incorporation power shall be conferred upon said "Chapel Hill School" to award certificates of proficiency to such pupils as have completed in a satisfactory manner the courses of study prescribed in the school.

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

Ratified the 22d day of February, A.D. 1899.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Henry Groves Connor, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1899.

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

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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