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An Act to Incorporate the Butler Institute in the County of Martin.

1899 Private Laws: Chapter 124

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Page 246.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do Enact:

Section 1. That Thomas P. Moore, Isaiah Davis, Charles A. Willis, Thomas G. Gray, Kemp Price, Rev. George Jarvis, Joseph J. Walker, George Alexander, William G. Holomon, and their successors be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate by the name and style of Butler Institute, and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, may acquire by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, estates real and personal for the use of said Butler Institute, in the town of Jamesville, in the county of Martin, and have all the other rights, privileges and immunities conferred by law upon bodies corporate of a like nature.

Sec. 2. That any five of the corporators shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and in case of vacancy by refusal to act, or by death, removal, resignation or otherwise, such vacancy shall be filled at a general meeting of the colored citizens of Jonesville [Jamesville] and vicinity, called by the trustees for that purpose.

Sec. 3. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 27th 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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