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An Act to Establish New Hope Academy, in the County of Randolph, and to Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1824 - Chapter CXXIV

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1824 - Page 88.

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 Micajah Lassiter, Davis Hix, Linggerd Birkhead, Jesse Henley, Thomas Ingraham, Hill Lassiter and William Ingraham, Senr. 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 New Hope Academy, and by that name shall have perpetual succession, arid shall be able and capable in law to receive, enjoy and possess, any quantity of land and tenements, goods, chattels and monies which may be given to them, and apply the same according to the will of the donor, and dispose of the same, 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, and shall have power to fill the places of such as may die, remove or resign, and to establish such by-laws, rules 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, or usually performed by bodies politic for the accomplishment of the object contemplated.

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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