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An Act to Authorize the Treasurer of Public Buildings for the County of Craven to Convey Certain Property to the Trustees of the Newbern Academy, and to Receive from Said Trustees, and Hold in Trust for Said County, Certain Property.

1827-1828 - Chapter LXXXII

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1827-1828 - Page 62.

Whereas it has been contemplated by the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions in and for the county of Craven to exchange part of a lot in the town of Newbern, known in the plan of said town by the number two hundred and forty-eight, with the trustees of the Newbern Academy for a part of a lot in said town, the property of said trustees, known in the plan of said town by number two hundred and forty nine; and whereas the lot known by the number two hundred and forty-eight, was in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty conveyed to John Stankey, Edward Griffith and Jeremiah Vail, as commissioners of public buildings, in trust for the public; and whereas the said John Stankey, Edward Griffith and Jeremiah Vail are dead, and there is no person to execute a conveyance: therefore, to carry into effect said contemplated exchange,

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 the treasurer of public buildings for the county of Craven be, and he is hereby authorized and empowered to convey, and by deed executed by him to give; a good and sufficient title to the trustees of the Newbern Academy of that part of the lot in the town of Newbern, known in the plan of said town by number two hundred and forty-eight, as was contemplated to be exchanged as aforesaid; and that the said treasurer of public buildings be, and he is hereby authorized and empowered to receive and take in trust for the county of Craven, such part of the lot in the town of Newbern, known in the plan of said town by number two hundred and forty- nine, as the trustees of the Newbern Academy may, in execution of the said contemplated exchange, convey to him; and that the said treasurer of public buildings and his successors in office hold the same in trust for the county of Craven; any law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 7th day of Jan. 1828.

James Iredell, Jr., Governor
Thomas Settle, Speaker of the House of Commons
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary



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