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An Act to Alter an Act, Entitled "An Act to Establish and Incorporate an Academy in the Town of Greensborough, in the County of Guilford," Passed in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixteen.

1826-1827 - Chapter LVII

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1826 - Page 37.

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, it shall not be lawful for the trustees of the Greensborough Academy to elect or appoint any other trustee for said Academy, until the present number of the trustees of said Academy shall be reduced below the number of thirteen, either by death, removal from the county or from the board of trustees, inability, refusal to act or resignation; that when the present number of said trustees shall be reduced below thirteen, then it shall be lawful for the then existing trustees, two thirds of them concurring, to elect one or more persons as trustees of said Academy, so as to make and keep the number of said trustees thirteen; that any trustee of said Academy may hereafter be removed by the concurring vote of two-thirds of the then existing trustees.

II. Be it further enacted, That from and after the passage of this Act, seven trustees of said Academy shall be a board to transact the business of said Academy, and their acts shall be as good and valid as if done by a majority of the trustees, as is required by the before recited Act.

III. And be it further enacted, That all such clauses and parts of the before-recited Act as are inconsistent with this Act, and come within the meaning and purview of this Act, be, and the same are hereby repealed.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 12th day of February, A.D.1827.

Hutchins G. Burton, Governor
James Iredell, Jr., Speaker of the House of Commons
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary

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