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An Act to Incorporate Spring Field Academy, in the County of Hertford, and Appoint the Trustees Thereof

1826-1827 - Chapter CXXVI

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1826 - Page 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 Doctor Aronia Bardwell, Starkey S. Harrell, Starkey Sharp, Watson Lewis, Abner Harrell, David O. Askew and John G. Wilson, of Hertford County, be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of "The Trustees of Spring Field Academy;" and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and in general shall have, exercise and enjoy all such rights, powers, and privileges as are usually exercised and enjoyed by the trustees of any incorporated academy in this State.

II. And be it further enacted, That any three of the said trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; and that on the death, refusal to act, or removal out of the State of any of the trustees, the remaining trustees shall have the power to fill the vacancies occasioned thereby.

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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