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An Act to Establish an Academy Upon the Lands of John D. Hawkins, in the County of Franklin, and for Other Purposes

1826-1827 - Chapter XCIV

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1826 - Pages 56-57.

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 there shall be an Academy established on the lands of John D. Hawkins, in the county of Franklin, in a house which he has erected for that purpose, to be known by the name of the Spring Grove Academy.

II. Be it further enacted, That William Robards, William Williams, Joseph W.Hawkins, John D. Hawkins, John O'Bryan, James Houze and Thomas H. Kean, be, and they are hereby appointed trustees of said academy hereby established; and the said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to make such rules and regulations for the well ordering and good government of said academy as they, or a majority of them, may deem expedient; to appoint other trustees to fill vacancies, where the same may happen, and to do whatever matter or thing which trustees of other academies in this State are allowed to do, for the encouragement thereof.

III. And be it further enacted, That all teachers of said academy, during the term they shall attend the same, shall be exempt from military duty of all kinds, except in cases of rebellion or insurrection.

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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