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An Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Biddle University," etc., Ratified the Eighth Day of February, Eighteen Hundred and Eighty-Seven.

1899 Private Laws: Chapter 145

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Pages 277-278.
Click Here to view the earlier Act of February 8, 1887, as amended below.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do Enact:

Section 1. That chapter seventeen (17) of the private laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, being an Act to amend an act, entitled "An Act to Incorporate the Biddle University," etc., ratified the eighth day of February, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, be amended by adding thereto the following: That the board of trustees of the said university are authorized and empowered to establish schools in the said university for the purpose of educating and qualifying students for any of the learned professions, including that of the law and medicine: Provided, that the requirements for graduation of said school of medicine be approved by "the board [of] medical examiners of the state of North Carolina." Also to establish training schools in mechanics and agriculture, and to establish, carry on and conduct such other schools as are usual in the universities in the United States, although express power so to do may not be specifically granted in this Act.

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

Ratified the 28th 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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