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An Act to Incorporate the Franklin Library Society, in the Town of Fayetteville.

1840-1841 - Private Acts - Chapter VII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1840-1841 - Page 123.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Archibald McLean, Jun., Duncan K. McRae, Walter Huske, Joseph W. Evans, William M. L. McKay and John Banks, their associates and successors in office, be, and they are hereiby declared a body corporate and politic, by the name and style of the "Franklin Library Society," and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall be able and capable of holding real and personal estate, of contracting and being contracted with, and of suing and being sued, plead and be impleaded.

II. And be it farther enacted, That said Corporation shall have full power to make all rules, regulations and bye-laws which shall and may be necessary for the good government of the Society, not inconsistent with the Constitution and Laws of the State, and also to appoint such officers as they may deem necessary.

Ratified this, the 11th day of January, A.D. 1841.

John M. Morehead, Governor
Robert B. Gilliam, Speaker of the House of Commons
Andrew Joyner, Speaker of the Senate

Secretary of State's Office, April, 1841

I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North Carolina,
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in this Pamphlet
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by the General
Assembly of this State, at its late session.

William Hill, Secretary of State

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