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An Act to Incorporate Steele's Business College, of Raleigh, North Carolina.

1889 Private Laws: Chapter 261

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Pages 1028-1029.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That Paris W. Steele, E. G. Harrell, N. B. Broughton, Josephus Daniels and John M. Sherwood, and their successors, be and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate in the name and style of "Steele's Business College," and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, purchase, receive, hold and sell and dispose of any property, real and personal, necessary or proper for the use and benefit of said college; and, under their common seal, make and establish from time to time such rules and by-laws, not contrary to the laws of North Carolina, for the control and government of the professors and students thereof and for the conduct and maintenance of a business college [as may be necessary].

Sec. 2. That the president (Paris W. Steele) of the said college shall have power and authority to confer on any student or students he may deem worthy of the same the degrees of "master of accounts," "master of phonography" or "master of penmanship."

Sec. 3. That all rights, powers, privileges, exemptions and immunities secured by the laws of North Carolina to like colleges or institutions are also hereby granted to the said Steele's Business College hereby incorporated, subject in all respects to the laws of North Carolina in such case made and provided.

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

Ratified the 11th day of March, 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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