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An Act to Establish an Academy in Richmond County.

1803 - Chapter XXXV

The Laws of North Carolina of 1803 - Pages 31-32

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 David Torry, Angus Gilchrist and John McAlister shall be, and they are herby declared to be a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name of "The Trustees of the Cedar Grove Academy," and by that name shall have perpetual succession; and that they, the Trustees and their successors by the name aforesaid, or a majority of them, shall be able and capable in law to take, demand, receive and possess, all monies, goods and chattels that shall be given for the use of the said Academy, and the same apply as they or a majority of them may deem most advantageous to the said Academy, and by gift, purchase or devise to take, have, receive, possess, enjoy and retain to them and their successors forever, and lands, rents, tenements and hereditaments, of what kind or nature soever, in special trust and confidence that the same, or profits thereof, be applied to, and for the use of said Academy.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said Trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to make such laws and regulations for the government of said Academy, and the preservation of order and good morals therein as are usually made in such seminaries, and as to them may appear necessary.

III. And be it further enacted, That when they, or a majority of them, may deem it necessary, they shall have full power and authority to nominate other Trustees, whose power and authority shall be equal to those herein appointed.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
22nd day of December, Anno Domini, 1803
William White, Secretary

J. Riddick, S.S.
S. Cabarrus, S.H.C.



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