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An Act to Incorporate the Raleigh Female Seminary.

1871-72 Private Laws: Chapter XLII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1871-72 - Pages 61-62.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That R. S. Pullen, J. M. Heck, J. G. Williams, J. H. Mills, T. H. Pritchard, W. W. Vass, A. M. Lewis, P. F. Pescud, F. P. Hobgood, L. H. Adams, T. H. Briggs and W. G. Upchurch, their associates and successors are hereby constituted and made a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "The Raleigh Female Seminary" and as such can sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, acquire, hold, possess, have and rent property for educational purposes only.

Sec. 2. That all property acquired either by purchase, lease, or otherwise, shall as long as it is used for educational purposes be exempt from all taxes either of the state, county or municipal authorities.

Sec. 3. That said incorporation as a board of trustees shall have no power or authority to control or manage the course of instruction or government of said Raleigh Female Seminary, said government or management being left entirely in the hands of the principal or principals of said seminary, but their power shall only be to acquire and hold property for educational purposes.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 20th day of January, A.D., 1872.

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, February 29th, 1872.

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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