North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Establish the Salisbury Female Academy, and to Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1838-1839 - Private Acts Chapter V

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1838-1839 - Pages 92-93.

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 Thomas L. Cowan, Michael Brown, Alexander Long, and Samuel Lemly and their successors, 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 the Salisbury Female Academy," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and shall be able and capable in law to have, receive, and possess lands and tenements, goods, chattels and monies that may be given to them, and apply the same according to the will of the donor, or dispose of the same, if not forbidden by the terms of said gift; they may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any Court of Law in this State, shall have power to fill vacancies in their body, occasioned by death, removal or resignation of any of them, establish such laws and regulations for the government of said Institution, as may be necessary for the preservation of order and good morals, not inconsistent with the laws of this State, and do and perform all such acts and things as are incident to, and usually exercised by bodies politic, for the accomplishment of the object contemplated.

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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