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An Act to Incorporate the United Baptist Institute in the Town of Fayetteville.

1854-1855 Private Laws: Chapter 73

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 Reuben Watts, J. J. Watts, Alfred Caison, Cannon Caison, Hugh Stokes, Isaac Oxford, John G. Bryant, A. M. Bogle, Calvin Jones, Thomas Isbell, John B. Green, Ezekiel McClelland, Benjamin Martin and William Pool, and their successors in office, be and the same are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of "The Trustees of the United Baptist Institute," and by that name shall have succession and a common seal, and shall be able and capable in law of holding lands, tenements and chattels, sufficient for the purposes and design of the institute, and of suing and being sued, and of pleading and being impleaded, with full power to make all needful rules and by-laws for the government of the said institute, not inconsistent with the constitution of this State and of the United States; and they are hereby vested with all other powers and rights necessary or usually appertaining to municipal corporations.

Bec. 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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