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An Act to Establish Good Spring Grammar School, in the County of Stokes, and to Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1832-1833 - Chapter XLIX

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1832-1833 - Pages 48-49.

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 James Waugh, Peter Trance, Jacob Shults, Abraham Hauser, David Blum, George Folts and Robert Murchison 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 Good Spring Grammar School;" and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a common seal; and they, or a majority of them, by the name aforesaid, shall be able and capable in law to receive subscriptions and donations, possess all monies, goods and chattels that shall be given for the use of the said school, and by gift, purchase and devise, take, possess and enjoy, to them and their successors, any lands, tenements and hereditaments in trust, and for the purposes of establishing and supporting the said Grammar School.

II. Be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, by the name aforesaid, shall be fully authorized and made capable in law to grant, bargain, sell and convey any such land and tenements and hereditaments as aforesaid, when such conveyance is not inconsistent with the terms of the donation; and the said trustees, or their successors in office, shall be able and capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any court of law or equity within this State.

III. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees and their successors, or a majority of them, shall have power to make, ordain and establish such laws, rules and regulations for their own government, and for the regulation of the said Grammar School, as to them may appear necessary and proper; and upon the death, resignation, refusal to act, or removal out of the State of any of the trustees aforesaid, the remaining trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to fill such vacancies as may thereby be occasioned; and the trustees so appointed, shall have the same powers as those mentioiied in the first section of this Act.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this the 9th day of January, A.D.1833.

David L. Swain, Governor
Louis D. Henry, Speaker of the House of Commons
William D. Moseley, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy. William Hill, Secretary



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