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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Murfreesborough Academy, in the Town of Murfreesborough, County of Hertford.

1830-1831 - Chapter CXXXVII

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1830-1831 - Page 118.

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 Patrick Brown, John Wheeler, Joseph G. Rea, Isaac Pipkin, Benjamin B. Camp, James Scott and Lewis M. Cowper, 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 the Murfreesborough Academy, and by that name and style may 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 of suing and being sued, to take, demand and receive money, goods and chattels, lands and tenements for the use of said academy, and apply the same according to the will of the donor.

II. Be it further enacted, That when any of the aforesaid trustees shall die, remove or resign, a majority of those remaining shall elect some suitable and fit person in their stead, who shall have the same powers as their predecessors.

III. Be it further enacted, That the Legislature may at any time alter, amend or repeal the charter hereby granted; any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 4th day of January, 1831.

Montfort Stokes, Governor
Charles Fisher, Speaker of the House of Commons
David F. Caldwell, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary

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