North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Establish an Academy in the County of Haywood.

1809 - Chapter LXXXII

The Laws of North Carolina of 1809 - Pages 28-29

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 Thomas Bird, William Cathey, Sr., Abraham Eaton, David Powell and Archibald McHenry, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, to be known by the name of The Trustees of the Green Hill Academy, and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and they or their successors, or a majority of them, by the name aforesaid, shall be able and capable in law, to take, demand and receive, any property, real or personal, and any monies or other things that shall be given for the use of the said Academy, and the same to apply according to the will of the donor; and by gift, purchase or device, to take, have, possess, receive, enjoy and retain, to them and their successors forever, any lands, rents or tenements, of what nature or kind soever, in special confidence that the same, or the profits thereof, be applied to and for the purpose of establishing and endowing
the said Academy.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have authority to make such by-laws and regulations as are usual in such Seminaries, and to appoint other trustees, who shall have the same power and authority as are granted to the trustees appointed by this Act.

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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