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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Asheville Female Academy, in the County of Buncombe.

1840-1841 - Private Acts - Chapter I

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1840-1841 - Pages 115-116.

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 James W. Patton, N. W. Woodfin, Joshua Roberts, D. R. McAnnally, James M. Alexander, Charles Moose, James Lowry, J. F. C. Hardy and M. Patton, be, and they are hereby declared a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name of the "Trustees of the Asheville Female Academy," and by that name, shall have succession and a common seal, and shall be invested with power and authority, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any Court of Law in this State, and to hold such lands and tenements, goods, chattels and monies, as may be acquired for the use of said Academy, according to the will of the donor or donors thereof.

II. Be it further enacted, That the said Trustees shall have power to appoint all Tutors in said Academy, to fix the rates of Tuition, to fill vacancies in their body occasioned by death, removal or resignation, to establish such laws and regulations for the government of said Academy, as may be necessary for the preservation of order and good morals, and not inconsistent with the Constitution of the United States or of this State, and to do and perform all such acts as are incident to and usually exercised by bodies politic for the accomplishment of the object contemplated.

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

Ratified this, the 11th day of January, A.D. 1841.

John M. Morehead, Governor
Robert B. Gilliam, Speaker of the House of Commons
Andrew Joyner, Speaker of the Senate

Secretary of State's Office, April, 1841

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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