North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate Washington Academy, in the County of Duplin.

1844-1845 - Private Acts - Chapter II

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1844-1845 - Pages 145-146.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the anthority of the same, That L. Swinson, David Jones, W. Jurnegan, J. W. Pridgeon, S. Sullevan and Jesse Quinn, be, and are hereby constituted a body politic, by the name and style of the "Trustees of Washington Academy;" and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; shall have perpetual succession and a common seal; may acquire, by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, estate real and personal, for the use of said academy; arid enjoy all other powers, privileges and immunities incident to bodies corporate of a like nature.

Sec II. Be it further enacted, That in case of any vacancy, by death, resignation or removal from the county, the remaining trustees shall have power to fill such vacancy thereby occasioned.

Ratified the 8th day of January, 1845.

William Alexander Graham, Governor
Edward Stanly, Speaker of the House of Commons
Burgess S. Gaither, Speaker of the Senate

Secretary of State's Office, April 1845

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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