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An Act to Establish Harmony Grove Academy, in the County of Edgecombe, and to Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1824 - Chapter CXXVI

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1824 - Page 89.

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 Lamon Dunn, Turner Bynum, Allen Nettle, John Garrett, Joshua K. Bullock, Jesse C. Knight, Samuel Ruffin, Willis Wilkin, Alexander S. Cotten, Peter Evans, Whitmel K. Bullock, Joab P. Pitt and Benjamin Sharp, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, known and distinguished by the name of the Trustees of the Harmony Grove Academy, and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and they, or a majority of them, and their successors, shall be able and capable in law to take, demand, receive and possess, money, goods and chattels, lands and tenements, for the use of said Academy, and apply the same according to the will of the donor.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, and their successors, shall be able and capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court in this State. And they shall have power to open and receive subscriptions for the benefit of said Academy, and to do all such acts and things as may be thought necessary and proper to be done by bodies corporate for the advancement and promotion of science in said institution, which may not be repugnant to the laws of the State.

III. And be it further enacted, That she said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to appoint other trustees of the said Academy, and full power and authority to pass by-laws and ordinances for the good government and prosperity of said Academy.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly
this 31st day of Dec. 1824

Hutchins G. Burton, 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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