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An Act to Incorporate the Springfield Institute, in the County of Wake.

1854-1855 Private Laws: Chapter 72

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1854-55 - Page 17.

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 George Farebault, John B. Johns, J. J. Ferrell, P. H. Sturdivant, Wm. L. Fort, David Lewis, Hardy Pool and Wm. J. Busbee be, and they are hereby incorporated by the name and style of "The Springfield Institute," and by that name shall have succession and a common seal, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, acquire by purchase, gift, or otherwise to them and their successors, estate real and personal, for the use of the said institute; and shall make all such by-laws, rules, and regulations as are necessary for the good government of said institute, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the State; and in case of vacancy, resignation, or otherwise of said trustees, the remainder, or a majority of them, shall have power to appoint successors to the same, who shall have the same authority as the trustees constituted by the provisions of this Act.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 12th day of February, 1855.

Thomas Bragg, Jr., Governor
Samuel P. Hill, Speaker of the House of Commons
Warren H. Winslow Speaker of the Senate

North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State, April, 1855.

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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