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An Act to Incorporate the Fairfield Academy, in the County of Orange.

1840-1841 - Private Acts - Chapter III

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1840-1841 - Page 117.

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 Ira Ellis, John Banc, David Tinnen, Catlett C. Tinnen, Allen Browne and Anderson Armstrong, 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 Fairfield Academy," in Orange County, and by that name and style 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 Justice, and to hold such lands and chattels as may be acquired for the use of the said Academy, according to the will of the donors thereof.

II. Be it further enacted, That the said Trustees and their survivors, or a majority of them, shall have power to supply all vacancies which may occur in their body, from death, resignation, removal or otherwise, and that this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its ratification.

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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