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An Act to Establish an Academy in the Town of Madison, in Rockingham County.

1819 - Chapter L

The Laws of the State of North Carolina 1819 - Page 50.

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 a seminary of learning shall be, and is hereby established in the town of Madison, in Rockingham County, to be called the Madison Academy; and that Mark Harden, Thomas Searcy, Benjamin Fewel, James E. Galloway, Robt. Wall, James H. Scales, Henry Baughan, and Richard Wall, be appointed Trustees of the said Academy.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said Trustees be, and they are hereby incorporated into a body corporate and politic, by the name and style of the Trustees of the Madison Academy; and by that name shall have succession, and be vested with all the powers and authorities which are usually given to Trustees of other Academies established by the laws of this State.

Approved: November 20, 1819

John Branch, Governor
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate
Romulus M. Saunders, Speaker of the House of Commons

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