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An Act to Establish an Academy on the Land of Doctor Simon Landreth, in the County of Guilford.

1809 - Chapter LXV

The Laws of North Carolina of 1809 - Page 26

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 Colonel Daniel Gillaspie, Captain James Neely, John Landreth and Arthur Woodburn, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name of The Trustees of the Thisbe Academy, and by that name shall have perpetual succession; and that they, or a majority of them, by the name aforesaid, shall be able and capable in law, to take, demand, receive and possess all monies, goods, chattels, lands and tenements that may be given them for the use of the said Academy, and the same to apply as they, or a majority of them, may deem most advantageous to 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 to them may seem proper.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
21st December, 1809
William White, Secretary

Jos. Riddick, S.S.
T. Davis, S.H.C.



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