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An Act to Establish Rocky Mount Academy, in the County of Nash, and to Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1828-1820 - Chapter LXXVI

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1828-1829 - Page 48.

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 Jesse H. Drake, Joel Battle, Bennett Bunn, Edwin Sumner, Redmond Bunn, William Dozier and Doctor Timothy Tyrell, and their successors, be. and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name of the Trustees of the Rocky Mount Academy, and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able and capable in law to have, receive and possess any lands, tenements or goods that may be given to them, and apply the same according to the will of the donor, and dispose of the same, if not forbidden, by the terms of said gift. They may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any court of law in this State, shall have power to appoint to any vacancies which may arise in the board of trustees, and establish such laws and regulations for the government of said institution as may be necessary for the preservation of good morals, and do all such acts as are necessary for the establishment of said academy.

II. And be if further enacted, That three of the said trustees shall be a sufficient number to do and perform any business appertaining to said academy.

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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