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An Act to Incorporate Yancey County High School.

1879 Private Laws: Chapter 48

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1879 - Pages 631-632.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That John W. Burton, chairman, W. W. Proffitt, M. P. Hampton, S. T. Proffitt, Wilson Hensly, H. A. Proffitt, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "Trustees of Yancey County High School," and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold in their corporate capacity property real and personal such as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school of high grade on Bald Creek, Yancey County, with power to make all needful rules and regulations for their own government and that of said high school, and shall have continual succession for the period of ninety years.

Sec. 2. That in case of a vacancy occurring in said board of trustees such vacancy shall be filled by appointment of remaining members thereof.

Sec. 3. That it shall be unlawful for any person to sell any spirituous liquors within one mile thereof, and the person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction shall be fined not less than five dollars nor more than fifty in the discretion of the court.

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

Ratified the 5th Day of March, A.D. 1879.

Thomas J. Jarvis, Governor
John M. Moring, Speaker of the House of Representatives
James L. Robinson, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 19th, 1879.

I, William L. Saunders, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.



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