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An Act to Amend an Act Passed in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-Two, Entitled, "An Act to Incorporate the Male and Female Academy in the Town of Charlotte, in Mecklenburg County."

1838-1839 - Private Acts Chapter IV

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1838-1839 - Pages 91-92.
Click Here to view the original 1821 Act as amended below. 

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 John Irwin, J. D. Boyd, H. B. Williams, William J. Alexander, Leroy Springs, J. H. Wilson, Dan. Alexander, Braly Oates, and Wm. Davidson, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby constituted Trustees of the said Female Academy, and as such shall be entitled to all the privileges conferred by said Act.

II. Be it further enacted, That said Trustees shall immediately after the passage of this Act, ascertain the amount paid by each individual towards the building of said Academy, and when the amount is equal or exceeds the sum of one hundred dollars, the Chairman of said Trustees, to be appointed by a quorum thereof, shall issue to the persons so having paid, certificates of such payment, which shall entitle him or her to an interest in the property, equal to the sum so paid by him or her.

III. Be it further enacted, That said Trustees shall have full power and authority in case of the death, resignation or removal of any one of their body, to appoint some other fit and suitable person to supply his place.

IV. And be it further enacted, That five of said Trustees shall always constitute a quorum, to do any business connected with said Academy.

Ratified 7th January, 1839

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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