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An Act Concerning the Newbern Academy.

1828-1820 - Chapter CXLVIII

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1828-1829 - Page 83.

Whereas there is a difficulty in ascertaining the persons who are trustees of the Newbern Academy, because of a failure either to hold the election therefor or to make return of the persons elected as is by law directed;

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 following persons be, and the same are declared to be the Trustees of said academy, that is to say, Edward Graham, John R. Donnel, Isaac Taylor, Moses Jarvis, Elijah Clark, John Jones, Thomas Wadsworth, Asa Jones, Vine Allen, Mathias E. Manly, Marcus C. Stephens, John Stanly, James G. Stanly, John W. Guion, John F. Smith, William Hancock, William Gaston, Francis Hawks, Richard D. Spaight, John F. Burgwin, John H. Bryan, Wright C. Stanly, John T. Boyd, and John P. Daves.

II. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees be classed as follows, viz., That the first named eight shall continue in office until the day of the annual election in the year 1829; the next named eight shall continue in office until the annual election in the year 1830; and the last named eight shall continue in office until the annual election in the year 1831.

III. And be it further enacted, That if it shall at any time happen that an election is not made to fill the places of the trustees whose term of service has expired, the remaining trustees shall have full power to act in the same manner as the whole body could or ought to do.

IV. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and immediately after its ratification,

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 10th day of January, 1829.

John Owen, Governor
Thomas Settle, Speaker of the House of Commons
Jesse Speight, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary



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