1897 private laws – Ch. 19 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 19 An act to incorporate The Yanceyville Graded (colored) School. Lhe General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That W. H. Burwell, W. L. Malone, G. &. Currie, L. Bigelow, A. Bigelow, R. R. Graves, Clem. Williamson, John L. Hill, F. R. Terry and R. C. Covington and their associates and successors, be and the same are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the name and style of Yanceyville Colored Graded School in the township of Yanceyville, County of Caswell and State of North Carolina, for the education of colored people, and as such they shall have all corporate powers, rights and immunities of trustees of similar academies in North Carolina. The said Trustees and their successors may sue and be sued, and acquire and hold such real and personal property as may be necessary and suitable to maintain said academy.

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