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An Act to Incorporate Sardis Academy, in Johnston County.

1821 - Chapter XCV

The Laws of the State of North Carolina 1821 - Page 64.

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 William Hinton, George Wimberly, Hardy Hinton, Joseph Hinton, Josiah O. Watson, Hillary Wilder and Moses L. Hill, be, and are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of the "Board of Trustees of Sardis Academy," in the county of Johnston, and shall, by that name and style, have petpetual succession; and by the name and style aforesaid, shall have power to take, demand, receive and possess all monies, lands and tenements which may be given for the use of said academy, and the same to apply according to the will of the donor, or as they may see proper to direct, and shall be capable of pleading or being impleaded, either in law or equity, by the name of the Board of Trustees of Sardis Academy.

II. And be it farther enacted, That the said Trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to appoint such Preceptors or Tutors as to them shall appear necessary; and also a President, Secretary and Treasurer; and shall have power to make such rules and regulations as they may think proper for the government of said academy, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the State.

III. And be it further enacted, That whenever any of the aforesaid Trustees shall die, remove, resign, or by any other means become incapable of perfoiming their duties, a majority of those remaining shall elect some fit person or persons in his or their stead, who shall have the same powers as their predecessors: any law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

Read three times and Ratified in General Assembly
the 26th day of December, A.D. 1821

Gabriel Holmes, Governor
James Mebane, Speaker of the House of Commons
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary

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