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An Act to Establish Woodville Academy, in the County of Wake, and to Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1829-1830 - Chapter LXI

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1829-1830 - Pages 57-58.

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 Josiah Crudup, Allen Rogers, Henry Potter, William T. Robertson, Newton Wood and Doctor Barnum, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, known and distinguished by the name and style of the Trustees of Woodville Academy; and by that name and style shall have a perpetual succession and a common seal; and they, or a majority of them, and their successors, shall be able and capable in law to take, demand, receive and possess money, goods and chattels, lands and tenements for the use of the said academy, and apply the same according to the will of the donor.

II. Be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, or their successors, shall be able and capable in law to sue and be sued; plead and be impleaded; and do all such acts and things as may be necessary and proper to be done by bodies corporate for the advancement and promotion of science in said institution, not inconsistent with the laws of this State.

III. And be it further enacted, That whenever any of the aforesaid trustees shall die, remove or resign, or by any other means become incapable of performing the duties of said institution, a majority of those remaining shall elect some fit and suitable person or persons in his or their stead, who shall have the same powers as their predecessors.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 7th day of January, 1830.

John Owen, Governor
William J. Alexander, Speaker of the House of Commons
David F. Caldwell, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary

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