North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Amend an Act, Passed in the Year 1816, Entitled "An Act Respecting the Academy and Town of Smithville, in Brunswick County."

1823 - Chapter CXXXI

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1823 - Page 85.

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 from and after the passing of this Act, three trustees of said academy shall have power and authority to call a meeting of the board of said trustees, in case of the absence or inability of the president of said board, and that seven members, when met, shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business: provided, that said board so constituted, shall not have power to elect or expel the principal of said academy, nor to dispose of the funds belonging to said institution.

II. And be it further enacted, That the trustees of said academy, or any five of them, be and they are hereby authorized to raise by way of lottery, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars, for the use of said academy, in such classes as to them may seem most expedient and proper.

III. Be it further enacted, That the managers of said lottery shall be bound in their personal property for the payment of the prizes in said lottery, and shall he individually sueable therefor, within six months from the time the prizes are drawn.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly
this 31st day of Dec. 1823

Gabriel Holmes, Governor
Alfred Moore, Speaker of the House of Commons
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary



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