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§147‑26.  To procure great seal of State; its description.

The Governor shall procure forthe State a seal, which shall be called the great seal of the State of NorthCarolina, and shall be two and one‑quarter inches in diameter, and itsdesign shall be a representation of the figures of Liberty and Plenty, lookingtoward each other, but not more than half‑fronting each other andotherwise disposed as follows: Liberty, the first figure, standing, her polewith cap on it in her left hand and a scroll with the word"Constitution" inscribed thereon in her right hand. Plenty, thesecond figure, sitting down, her right arm half extended towards Liberty, threeheads of grain in her right hand, and in her left, the small end of her horn,the mouth of which is resting at her feet, and the contents of the horn rollingout.

The background on the sealshall contain a depiction of mountains running from left to right to the middleof the seal and an ocean running from right to left to the middle of the seal.A side view of a three‑masted ship shall be located on the ocean and tothe right of Plenty. The date "May 20, 1775" shall appear within theseal and across the top of the seal. The date "April 12, 1776" shallappear within the seal and across the bottom of the seal. The words "essequam videri" shall appear at the bottom around the perimeter. The words"THE GREAT SEAL of the STATE of NORTH CAROLINA" shall appear aroundthe perimeter. No other words, figures or other embellishments shall appear onthe seal.

It shall be the duty of theGovernor to file in the office of Secretary of State an impression of the greatseal, certified to under his hand and attested by the Secretary of State, whichimpression so certified the Secretary of State shall carefully preserve among therecords of his office. (1868‑9, c. 270, s. 35; 1883, c. 392; Code, ss.3328, 3329; 1893, c. 145; Rev., s. 5339; C.S., s. 7646; 1971, c. 167, s. 1;1983, c. 257, s. 1.)

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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_147 > GS_147-26

§147‑26.  To procure great seal of State; its description.

The Governor shall procure forthe State a seal, which shall be called the great seal of the State of NorthCarolina, and shall be two and one‑quarter inches in diameter, and itsdesign shall be a representation of the figures of Liberty and Plenty, lookingtoward each other, but not more than half‑fronting each other andotherwise disposed as follows: Liberty, the first figure, standing, her polewith cap on it in her left hand and a scroll with the word"Constitution" inscribed thereon in her right hand. Plenty, thesecond figure, sitting down, her right arm half extended towards Liberty, threeheads of grain in her right hand, and in her left, the small end of her horn,the mouth of which is resting at her feet, and the contents of the horn rollingout.

The background on the sealshall contain a depiction of mountains running from left to right to the middleof the seal and an ocean running from right to left to the middle of the seal.A side view of a three‑masted ship shall be located on the ocean and tothe right of Plenty. The date "May 20, 1775" shall appear within theseal and across the top of the seal. The date "April 12, 1776" shallappear within the seal and across the bottom of the seal. The words "essequam videri" shall appear at the bottom around the perimeter. The words"THE GREAT SEAL of the STATE of NORTH CAROLINA" shall appear aroundthe perimeter. No other words, figures or other embellishments shall appear onthe seal.

It shall be the duty of theGovernor to file in the office of Secretary of State an impression of the greatseal, certified to under his hand and attested by the Secretary of State, whichimpression so certified the Secretary of State shall carefully preserve among therecords of his office. (1868‑9, c. 270, s. 35; 1883, c. 392; Code, ss.3328, 3329; 1893, c. 145; Rev., s. 5339; C.S., s. 7646; 1971, c. 167, s. 1;1983, c. 257, s. 1.)


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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_147 > GS_147-26

§147‑26.  To procure great seal of State; its description.

The Governor shall procure forthe State a seal, which shall be called the great seal of the State of NorthCarolina, and shall be two and one‑quarter inches in diameter, and itsdesign shall be a representation of the figures of Liberty and Plenty, lookingtoward each other, but not more than half‑fronting each other andotherwise disposed as follows: Liberty, the first figure, standing, her polewith cap on it in her left hand and a scroll with the word"Constitution" inscribed thereon in her right hand. Plenty, thesecond figure, sitting down, her right arm half extended towards Liberty, threeheads of grain in her right hand, and in her left, the small end of her horn,the mouth of which is resting at her feet, and the contents of the horn rollingout.

The background on the sealshall contain a depiction of mountains running from left to right to the middleof the seal and an ocean running from right to left to the middle of the seal.A side view of a three‑masted ship shall be located on the ocean and tothe right of Plenty. The date "May 20, 1775" shall appear within theseal and across the top of the seal. The date "April 12, 1776" shallappear within the seal and across the bottom of the seal. The words "essequam videri" shall appear at the bottom around the perimeter. The words"THE GREAT SEAL of the STATE of NORTH CAROLINA" shall appear aroundthe perimeter. No other words, figures or other embellishments shall appear onthe seal.

It shall be the duty of theGovernor to file in the office of Secretary of State an impression of the greatseal, certified to under his hand and attested by the Secretary of State, whichimpression so certified the Secretary of State shall carefully preserve among therecords of his office. (1868‑9, c. 270, s. 35; 1883, c. 392; Code, ss.3328, 3329; 1893, c. 145; Rev., s. 5339; C.S., s. 7646; 1971, c. 167, s. 1;1983, c. 257, s. 1.)

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