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An Act to Amend an Act Passed in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Three Establishing a Female Academy in the County of Northampton.

1835 - Chapter XXXVIII

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1835 - Pages 63-64.

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 there shall be established in the Town of Jackfon in the county of Northampton a Male and Female Academy, to be known and styled the North Carolina Male and Female Academies, and that William B. Lockhart, Isaac Hall, Sherly Tisdale, Etheldred J. Peoples, Samuel B. Spruill, Collin W. Barnes, Bryan Randolph, Samuel Calvert, Matt Calvert, J. Amis, James H. Wood and William Bottom, be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of said Academies, five of whom shall constitute a quorum to transact all business which may come before them as Trustees aforesaid.

II. Be it further enacted, by the authority of the same, That all that part of Macon Street in the town of Jackson lying west of Calhoun Street, and running due west from said street to Samuel Calvert's line, and bounded on the North of John White's stable lots, and on the south by his tavern those be and the same are hereby vested in the said Trustees and their successors forever, for the benefit of said Academies, in as ample and full manner as if said street or parcel of ground had been procured by purchase or otherwise—and that this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 22d day of December, 1835.

Richard D. Spaight, 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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