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CHAPTER 16 AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE CHARLOTTE CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That Thad L. Tate, J. W. Smith, P. F. Maloy, P. P. Alston, H. A. Hunt, W. P. Phifer and their successors be and they are hereby created a body corporate by the name of the Charlotte Public Library for Colored People, and shall have charge and _control of the library for colored people, with the same powers, duties, responsibilities, etc., as are conferred on the trustees beforementioned for the white library. That the Board of Aldermen shall provide a suitable place for said library, and the said trustees shall make all rules, regulations and by-laws for its government and have all the powers conferred on and subject to the limitations imposed on the whites trustees.