Original Town Charter – 1859

AN ACT FOR THE INCORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF MOUNT PLEASANT, IN THE COUNTY OF CABARRUS                                                                                              

SECTION 1.  Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the town of Mt. Pleasant, in the county of Cabarrus, be and the same is hereby incorporated by the name and style of “The Town of Mt. Pleasant,” and shall be subject to all the provisions contained in the 111th chapter of the Revised Code.

SEC. 2.  Be in further enacted, That the corporate limits of said town shall be as follows:  Beginning at a stake in Cross street, thence N. 40, E. 64 poles 4 links; thence N. 1¼0, W. 153 poles to a W. O. on the east side of the street, east 74 poles to a stake; also from W. O. west 51 poles to a stake; thence beginning at stake in Cross street, running south 28 poles; S. 100, E. 52 poles; S. 40, W. 38 poles, to where the road leads off to Dan’l Barrier’s; thence E. 68 poles to a stake; again, from said stake in Cross Street S. 640, E. 46 poles, then S. 760, 34 poles, to the branch; thence due north and south to the stakes called for at 74 poles, and 68 poles from Main street; again, beginning at stake in Cross street, thence N. 530, W. 63 poles, 19 links, to N. W. corner of grave yard; thence due north and south to the stakes called for at 510 and 57 poles from Main street.

SEC. 3.  Be it further enacted, That this act shall be in force from and after its ratification.  [Ratified 21st day of January, 1859.]                                                                                                                              

  [Chap. 208, NC Public Laws – 1858-‘59]