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An Act to Establish Arcadia Academy, in the County of Person, and to Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1833-1834 - Chapter LVII

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1833-1834 - Page 56.

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 Benjamin Sumner of Person, John L. Bailey of Pasquotank, Spencer O'Bryan of Granville, Samuel T. Sawyer of Edenton, Porteus Moore of Person, James L. Wortham of Granville, Thomas McGehee of Person, William A Graham of Hillsborough, David Outlaw of Bertie, Thomas T. Hunt of Granville, Josiah Collins, Jr. of Washington, be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the "Trustees of Arcadia Academy;" and by that name may sue and be suef, plead and be impleaded; shall have perpetual succession and a common seal; and in general shall have, exercise and enjoy all such powers and privileges as are usually exercised and enjoyed by trustees of any incorporated academy in this State.

II. And be it further enacted, That any three of the said trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; and that on the death, refusal to act or removal out of the State of any of the trustees, the remaining trustees or a quorum of them shall have power to fill the vacancy thereby occasioned.

III. Be it further enacted, That the provisions of this Act shall cease to have effect from and after twenty years from and after the passage of this Act.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this13th day of January, 1834.

David L. Swain, Governor
William J. Alexander, Speaker of the House of Commons
William D. Moseley, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy, William Hill, Secretary

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