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An Act to Incorporate Sparta Institue.

1889 Private Laws: Chapter 33

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Pages 575-576.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That S. W. Brown, H. F. Jones, H. S. Edwards, H. K. Boyer, W. C. Fields, R. S. Carson, George Doughton, I. M. Honeycutt, W. K. Halbrook and R. A. Doughton, their successors and associates, be and they are hereby created a body politic for educational purposes under the name and style of "Sparta Institute," and as such shall have all the powers of trustees of like institutions; may purchase and hold and convey real and personal estate, may plead and be impleaded, may sue and be sued.

Sec. 2. That the members of said corporation shall have a perpetual succession; shall elect their officers by a vote of a majority of the stock owned in said corporation, which officers shall consist of a president, secretary, and treasurer, who shall be elected annually.

Sec. 3. That said body politic shall have power to make such by-laws and regulations, not inconsistent with the laws of the State, as shall be deemed necessary to promote the objects of the corporation.

Sec. 4. That said corporation shall have power to grant certificates of merit or proficiency in any of the departments, classical or otherwise, taught in said institution.

Sec. 5. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 13th day of February, A.D. 1889.

Daniel G. Fowle, Governor
Thomas M. Holt, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Augustus Leazar, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 6, 1889.

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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