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An Act to Incorporate the Union Institute Academy.

1840-1841 - Private Acts - Chapter II

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1840-1841 - Page 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 Nathan Hunt, Joseph Mendenhall, Joseph Johnson, Lewis Leach, Jabez Leach, Martin W. Leach and Ahi Robbins, and their ruccessors are hereby constituted a body, corporate and politic to be known and distinguished by the name and style of the "Trustees of the Union Institute Academy," and by that name shall have succession, and shall be able and capable in law to have, receive and posssess, lands and tenements, goods and chattels, acquired by gift or otherwise, and use and apply the same according to the will of the donor, or dispose of the same, when not forbidden by the terms of the gift. They may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any Court of Justice and shall have power to fill vacancies in their body, which may occur by death, resignation or otherwise, establish such Laws and regulations, for the government of said Institution as they may deem necessary, 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 this, the 12th 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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