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CHAPTER 183 AN ACT TO INCORPORATE MOUNTAIN VIEW INSTITUTE IN WILKES COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That the purpose of said institute shall be the education of boys and girls of the white race, and to that end the trustees and principal thereof may, from time to time, adopt and prescribe such a course or courses of study as will lead to thorough preparation for entrance into any of the colleges of this State, and for any of the ordinary business callings or pursuits of life; and may grant certificates or diplomas of proficiency in any given course.