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An Act to Incorporate the Beaufort Male and Female Academy in the Town of Beaufort.

1842-1843 - Private Acts - Chapter II

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1842-1843 - Pages 122-123.

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 Asa Canaday, Malachi B. Roberson, John F. Jones, Marcus C. Thomas, Benjamin L. Perry, Isaac Ramsey, Benjamin Lecraft, William J. Potter, Thomas Duncan, James Ward and James Mauncey, of the county of Carteret, and their successors, be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of the "Trustees of the Beaufort Male and Female Academy;" and by that name shall have succession and a common seal, and shall be able and capable, in law to have, receive and possess lands and tenements, goods, chattels and moneys 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 may be necessary for the preservation of order and good morals, and not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this State or of the United States; 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.

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

Ratified the 25th day of January, 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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