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

1825-1826 - Chapter XCIX

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1825 - Pages 71-72.

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 Peter Evans, John F. Hughes, Alexander S. Cotten, William Tyson, John R. Scarborough, Samuel Ruffin, Peter Hines, David Phillips, Redden Sugg, Henry Cotten, El. Nathan Tart and Garrett Knight, be, and they are hereby declared to be a boily politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of "The Trustees of Pleasant Grove Academy;" and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able and capable in law to have, receive and possess any quantity of land and tenements, goods, chattels and monies, that may be given to them, and apply the same according to the will of the donor, and dispose of them 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; shall have power to appoint other and more trustees, and to fill the places of such as may die, remove, resign, or be incapable of acting, and to establish such laws 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 to do and perform all such acts and things as are incident to, and usually exercised by bodies corporate, for the accomplishment of the contemplated object.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly
this 4th day of January, 1826

Hutchins G. Burton, Governor
John Stanly, Speaker of the House of Commons
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary

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