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An Act to Establish the Laurenceville Academy in the County of Montgomery, and to Appoint and Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1818 - Chapter XXXIV

The Laws of the State of North Carolina 1818 - Pages 32-33

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 Edmund Deberry, John Culpepper, John Christian, John Deberry, Solomon Poer, Sterling Andrews, and George W. Davidson and their successors, 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 Laurenceville Academy, and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able and capable in law, to have, receive and possess any quantity of land and tenements, goods, chattels and monies that may be given to them, and apply the same according to the will of the donor, and dispose of them when not forbidden by the terms of said gift, they may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any court of law within this State, shall have power to appoint other or more trustees and to fill the place of such as may die, remove, resign or be incapable of acting; and to establish such laws and regulations for the government of said institution as may be necessary for the preservation of order and good morals, elect a professor or professors, tutors and other officers, and do and perform all such acts and things as are incident to, and usually exercised by bodies politic for the accomplishment of the contemplated object.

Approved: November 17, 1818

John Branch, Governor
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate
James Iredell, Jr., Speaker of the House of Commons

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