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An Act to Incorporate Oak Forest Academy, in the County of Robeson.

1826-1827 - Chapter XCVII

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1826 - Page 59.

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 Archibald Buie, Duncan Hughes, Alexander McBryde, John Gillis, John McDermid, Peter Johnson, Archibald Smith, John McNeill, Malcom Patterson, Peter McArthur, and their successors, be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name of "The Trustees of the Oak Forest Academy," and by that name they shall be capable in law or equity to receive, acquire, hold and possess lands, tenements, goods or chattels, and dispose of the same for the benefit of said institution; by that name they may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any of the Courts of this State; a majority of the trustees shall have power, from time to time, to appoint other trustees, and to establish such bye-laws and regulations for the government of said institution as may be necessary for the advancement of good morals and the acquisition of learning: Provided, they be not at variance with the laws of the State.

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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