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CHAPTER 321 An act to incorporate Shiloh Institute. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That Isaac Alston and Mansfield F. Thornton of Warren county, and M. F. Hawkins of Franklin county, and .B. Harper of Halifax county, Henry Hester of Granville county, and O. Bullock of Vance county, their associates and successors, are hereby constituted and declared a body politic and corporate for educational purposes under the name and style of Shiloh Institute, an institution of learning situated at Warrenton in the county of Warren and state of North Carolina, and by that name may have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, to have and to hold the buildings, grounds and all appurtenances belonging thereto situated in the said town of Warrenton, and which is now vested in the said parties above named as trustees by virtue of a deed from W. S. Davis and wife to the trustees of Shiloh Baptist Missionary Association of North Carolina of date of February, one thousand eight hundred and eightyfour, and registered in the registrars office of Warren county in book forty-nine, page eight hundred and thirty-seven, to acquire by purchase, donation or otherwise, real, personal and mixed property for the purpose of maintaining and carrying on a school of high grade, as well as of elementary learning, for the colored race in said town of Warrenton, and to make such by-laws and regulations and rules for the government of said institution as they and their successors may deem best.