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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of New Hope Academy, in the County of Edgecombe.

1842-1843 - Private Acts - Chapter V

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1842-1843 - Page 125.

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 P. Jenkins, Joseph D. Jenkins, James F. Jenkins, Joshua K. Bullock, John Garrett, and Washington Killebrew, 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 New Hope Academy, in Edgecombe 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 donor thereof.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said Trustees and their successors, 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 be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 26th 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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