North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Rutherfordton Male and Female Academies, in the County of Rutherford.

1838-1839 - Private Acts Chapter II

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1838-1839 - Page 90.

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 Edmund Bryan, John McEntire, William Twitty, John B. Miller, Waller B. Rutherford and Martin Beam, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby declared a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of the "Trustees of Rutherfordton Male and Female Academy," and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall be able and capable in law of holding lands and tenements, sufficient for the purpose of the Schools, and of suing and being sued, plead and be impleaded.

II. Be it further enacted, That the said corporation shall have power to make all rules, regulations, and bye-laws, not inconsistent with the Constitution and Laws of the State, which shall and may be necessary for the good government of said Schools, and the management of the property and finances of the same, and also to fill all vacancies among the Trustees, from time to time, occasioned by death, resignation or other cause, and also to appoint such officers as they may think proper.

Ratified 28th December, 1838

Edward B. Dudley, Governor
William A. Graham, Speaker of the House of Commons
Andrew Joyner, Speaker of the Senate

Secretary of State's Office, April, 1839

I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North Carolina,
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in this Pamphlet
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by the General
Assembly of this State, at its late session.

William Hill, Secretary of State

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