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An Act to Incorporate Swain's Academy, in Tyrrell County.

1842-1843 - Private Acts - Chapter VIII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1842-1843 - Page 128.

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 Samuel Rogers, Silas Davenport, Richard Davenport, Dempsey S. Godfrey, and Starky Hassel, be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the "Trustees of Swain's Academy;" and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; shall have a succession and a common seal; and in general, shall have, exercise and enjoy all such rights, powers and privileges as are usually exercised and enjoyed by the Trustees of any incorporated Academy within this State.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That any three of the Trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; and that on the death, refusal to act, or removal out of the State, of any of the Trustees of the Academy aforesaid, the remaining Trustees shall have power to fill such vacancy.

Ratified the 21st day of January, A.D. 1843.

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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