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An Act to Establish Sandy Creek Academy, in Randolph County, and to Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1828-1820 - Chapter LXXV

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1828-1829 - Pages 47-48.

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 John B. Troy, Abraham Brower, James C. Wren, Lewis McMasters, John Miller, David Campbell and Hugh Walker, 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 Sandy Creek Academy; and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able and capable in law to have, receive and possess lands and tenements, goods, chattels and monies that may be given to them, and apply the same according to the will of the donor, or dispose of the same, if not forbidden by the terms of said gift; they may sue arid be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of law in this State; shall have power to fill vacancies in their body occasioned by death. removal or resignation of any of them; establish such laws and regulations for the government of said institution as may be necessary for the preservation of order and good morals, not inconsistent with the laws of this State, and do and perform all such acts and things as are incident to and usually exercised by bodies politic, for the accomplishment of the object contemplated.

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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