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An Act Concerning Rutherford Seminary, in Burke County.

1870-71 Private Laws: Chapter XV

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1870-71 - Page 42.
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Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That the Act passed by the General Assembly of one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight and one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, incorporating Rutherford Academy in Burke County, amended at the adjourned session of one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three [this Act not found by this Author], changing the name of said academy to "Rutherford Seminary," be so amended that in future said institution shall be known as Rutherford College.

Sec. 2. That the original charter of one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight and one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, be so changed or amended that trustees for said institution may be selected from any county or state in the Union.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 13th day of February, A.D., 1871.

Tod R. Caldwell, Governor
Thomas J. Jarvis, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Edward J. Warren, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 1st, 1871.

I, Henry J. Menninger, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
private acts on file in this office.

Henry J. Menninger,
Secretary of State.



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