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An Act to Authorize the Trustees of the Lumberton Academy to Lay off and Fell a Part of the Town Common; to Raise a Fund for the Purpose of Building Said Academy.

1796 - Chapter XLXI

The Laws of North Carolina of 1796 - Page 47

Whereas, that part of the town of Lumberton which was designed for a common, is entirely useless to the inhabitants in its present unimproved state, but might be appropriated to a more valuable purpose:

I. Be it therefore enacted by the General Assembly of the state of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the Trustees of the Lumberton Academy, shall have full power and authority to lay off the said commons into lots, which said lots shall be sold separately by the Sheriff of the county of Robeson to the highest bidder, under the direction of the faid Trustees; and the monies arising from such sales, shall be collected and paid to the Trustees of the academy aforefaid, and shall be by them applied to the purpose of building and advancing the said seminary of learning.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
the 25th day of December, 1796
J. Glasgow, Secretary

Benjamin Smith, S.S.
M. Matthews, S.H.C.



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