North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act for the Further Protection of Wake Forest College.

1848-1849 - Private Acts - Chapter CLXXXVIII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1848-1849 - Pages 348-349.

Sec. 1. 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 no license to retail spirituous liqnors at the site or within three miles of said college shall be granted, and if granted, the same shall be void.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That no person shall set up or keep any billiard table, or other public table constructed or erected for playing games of chance, by whatever name called, and no person shall exhibit any theatrical, slight of hand, or equestrian performance, dramatic recitations, rope or wire dancing, or natural or artificial curiosities at the college aroresaid, or within three miles thereof, without the, permission, in writing, of the Faculty thereof; and any person or persons offending herein, or who shall ___, give or convey, to the students of said college, any intoxicating liquor at or within three miles of said college, without the special permission, in writing, of the Faculty of said college, shall forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars; to be recovered in any court of record having cognizance of the same, one half to the use of the informer and the other to the college; and any person or persons offending herein, shall also be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction in the county or Superior court of Wake County, shall be fined at the discretion of the court.

Sec 3. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified 29th day of January, 1849.

Charles Manly, Governor
Robert B. Gilliam, Speaker of the House of Commons
Calvin Graves, Speaker of the Senate

Office of the Secretary of State, April 1849.

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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