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An Act Respecting the Warrenton Academy.

1805 - Chapter XL

The Laws of North Carolina of 1805 - Page 27

Whereas it hath been represented to the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, that after an Act, entitled "An Act for the Better Regulation of the Town of Warrenton, and for Other Purposes," had been carried into effect, a surplus of money to the amount of two hundred and fifty pounds remained in the hands of the present commissioners of said town; and whereas it is the wish of the citizens of said town that the amount aforesaid should be appropriated to the use and benefit of the Warrenton Academy,

Be it enaced by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the commissioners of the town of Warrenton are hereby authorized, empowered and directed, to pay into the hands of the trustees of the Warrenton Academy, the aforesaid surplus amount of two hundred and fifty pounds, to be applied to the use and benefit of that institution.

II. And be it further enacted, That the trustees of Warrenton Academy are hereby authorized and empowered to raise by a lottery or lotteries, a sum of money not exceeding three thousand dollars, to be appropriated to the use and benefit of said Academy.

III. And be it further enacted, That the trustees of the Academy aforesaid, are hereby investe with full power and authority to elect their own President; any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
the 21st day of December, 1805
William White, Secretary

Alex. Martin, S.S.
S. Cabarrus, S.H.C.



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