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An Act to Authorize the Trustees of Mount Clio Academy, in Robeson County, and the Trustees of Portsmouth Academy, in Carteret County, to Raise a Certain Sum by way of Lottery, not Exceeding Four Hundred Pounds Each, to Complete the Building of Said Academies.

1807 - Chapter LXVII

The Laws of North Carolina of 1807 - Page 29

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 from and after the passing of this Act, the trustees of Mount Clio Academy, in Robeson County, and the trustees of Portsmouth Academy, in Carteret County, be, and they are hereby vested with full power and authority to raise a sum, not exceeding four hundred pounds for the benefit of each academy, by one or more lottery or lotteries, by such scheme or schemes as they may think proper to devise.

II. And be it further enacted, That John Mayo, David Wallace, Jr., Samuel Whitehurst, George H. Dixon, James Taylor and John Wallace, esquires, be, and they are hereby appointed trustees for the Portsmouth Academy, who shall have full power and authority to enter into such rules, and adopt such regulations and by-laws as may be deemed necessary for the promotion of learnign, and the good of said academy: Provided, the same are not inconsistent with the laws or constitution of this State.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
the 18th Day of December, 1807
William White, Secretary

Joseph Riddick, Sp. S.
Joshua G. Wright, Sp. H.C.



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