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Charter and Constitution and By-Laws of the Atlantic Steam Fire Engine Co., Page 3

 

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An Act entitled an Act to Amend an Act to Incorporate "The Atlantic Fire Company No. 1, in the town of New Bern.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Sec. 1. That the act entitled "an act to incorporate the Atlantic Fire Company No. 1, in the town of New Bern," ratified the 5th day of January, A. D., 1847, be amended as follows:

Sec. 2. That the Atlantic Fire Company, No. 1, it the town of New Bern, shall hereafter be known by the corporate name and style of the "Atlantic Fire and Hook and Ladder Company," and by this name and style shall have succession, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, have a common seal, and alter the same at pleasure, and make all by-laws and rules necessary for the proper government of the company and the management of the funds, not inconsistent with the laws of the State, and in all matters due and performed what is customary and proper for fulfilling the object of this Association.

Sec. 3. The members in the actual service of the company, performing duty, when required, shall be exempt, during the continuance of such service from jury duty, and except in times of insurrection, or invasion, from military duty, and after the faithful performance of the required duties in the company, for the term of seven years. a certificate thereof, shall entitle such members to exception as aforesaid from jury and militia duty for life.

Sec. 4. That all acts, or parts of acts, inconsistent with this act, are hereby repealed.

See. 5. That this act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

In the General Assembly read three times, and ratified 22nd day of March, A. D., 1869.  

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