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An Act to Incorporate the Nashville Male and Female Academies.

1826-1827 - Chapter LVIII

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1826 - Page 38.

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 George Boddie, Henry Blount, James S. Battle, Nicholas J. Drake, Isaac Hilliard, Jr. Archibald Lamon, John Ricks, Joseph Phillips, Isaac Sessions, James N. Mann, and Colonel Joseph Arrington, and their successors, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, to be known by the name and style of "The Trustees of the Nashville Male Academy," and by that name may have perpetual succession, and shall be able and capable, in law, to have, hold and possess any lands and tenements, goods, chattels and money that may be given them, and apply the same according to the will of the donor, and dispose of the same, when not forbidden by the terms of the gift; may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any court of law in this State; shall have power to appoint other and more trustees to fill the place of those that may die, remove, resign or become incapable of acting; and 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 other acts and things as are incident to, and usually exercised by bodies politic and corporate.

II. And be it further enacted, That five of said trustees shall be a number sufficient to form a quorum, and transact business.

III. And be it further enacted, That John H. Drake, Sen'r, Samuel W. W. Vick, Bartholomew F. Moore, Jonathan Wood, Benjamin B. Hunter, John N. Bennett, Archibald Davis, Edwin D. Whitehead, Bennett Bunn, George Cooper, and John H. Drake, Jr. be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, by the name of "The Trustees of the Nashville Female Academy;" and the said trustees and their successors shall and may have and exercise all and singular the rights, powers and authorities given to the trustees of the Nashville Male Academy, by the first section of this Act, in as full and as ample manner as if the same were here again particularly set forth and recited.

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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