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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Midway Academy, in the County of Franklin.

1842-1843 - Private Acts - Chapter X

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1842-1843 - Page 130.

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 Nathaniel Macon, Amos Jones, Wood T. Johnson, Ellis Malone, Simon Jeffreys, Washington Branch, William J. Branch, Daniel S. Hill, Thomas Person, James H. Norwood, and their successers, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of the "Trustees of Midway 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 or equity in this State; shall have power to fill vacancies in their body, occasioned by death, removal, resignation or otherwise; 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.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That five of said Trustees may constitute a quorum to do any business connected with said Academy.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after the ratification thereof.

Ratified the 3rd of December, A.D. 1842.

John M. Morehead, Governor
Calvin Graves, Speaker of the House of Commons
Louis D. Wilson, Speaker of the Senate

Secretary of State's Office, April, 1843

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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