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An Act to Incorporate Caldwell Institute, Orange County, North Carolina.

1899 Private Laws: Chapter 285

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Pages 822-823.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do Enact:

Section 1. That K. N. Hall, Jr., D. S. Miller, Dr. A. C. Jordan, Rev. J. H. McCracken, W. D. Villiner, W. J. Miller, J. D. Nichols, T. H. Wilson, T. J. Hall, J. T. Wilson, Weldon Hall, C. E. Wilson, J. T. Wilkerson, J. C. Rountree, T. J. Riley, R. N. Hall, Sr., J. R. Wilson, W. D. Woods, D. S. Allison, W. R. McKee and Thomas T. Candler, be and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name of the board of trustees of Caldwell Institute, and by that name they shall have perpetual succession and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded.

Sec. 2. Said board of trustees shall have the power to fill all vacancies occurring in said board caused by death, resignation or otherwise by a vote of a majority of the remaining members of said board, and the said board of trustees of Caldwell Institute shall have power in law to receive and possess all moneys, goods, chattels and real estate or other property that may be given them, and shall hold the same subject to the will of the donor in special trust that they or the profits thereof shall be applied to and for the use and benefit of said Caldwell Institute.

Sec. 3. Said board of trustees shall have power to employ a principal for said Caldwell Institute and such other assistants as they may deem necessary, whose duty it shall be to carry on a school for primary and high-school education upon such terms as said board may direct; and said board of trustees of Caldwell Institute may, in conjunction with the principal of said school, prescribe what course of study shall be taught therein, and make such by-laws and regulations as they may deem necessary for the good government of said school, shall have the power to issue certificates of proficiency to those students who shall pass successfully the examination upon the different courses therein taught, which certificates shall be signed by the principal of said school and by the president of the board of trustees and countersigned by the secretary of said board.

Sec. 4. Said board of trustees shall have power to adopt a corporate seal.

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

Ratified the 8th day of March, 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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