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An Act to Incorporate Buck Horn Academy, in the County of Hertford.

1846-1847 - Private Acts - Chapter CXX

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1846-1847 - Pages 267-268.

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 John Waddill, Brancey F. Spires, Abram Riddick, Samuel Moore, Walter Myrick, Elisha D. Britt, and Tilman D. Vann, be, and are hereby constituted a body politic, by the name and style of the "Trustees of Buck Horn Academy;" and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; shall have perpetual succession, and a common seal; may acqnire, by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, estate real and personal for the use of said Academy; and enjoy all other powers, privileges and immunities incident to bodies corporate in a like name.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That on the death, refusal to act, resignation, or removal out of the State, of any of the said trustees for the time being, it shall be lawful for the remaining trustees, or a majority of them, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, to elect and appoint one or more trustees in the place and stead of such trustee or trustees, dead, refusing to act, resigned, removed, or to elect and appoint any additional number which may seem to them proper and necessary; and the said trustee or trustees, so appointed, shall be invested with the same trusts, powers, and authorities as the original trustees are by virtue of this Act.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the said trustees and their successors, or a majority of them, shall have power and authority to appoint a president, treasurer and secretary, and to employ such teachers and instructors as to them shall appear necessary and proper; and they shall have further power of making all such by-laws and regulations, for the government of said society and academy, and the preservation of good order and morals therein, as are usually made in such institutions, and as to them may seem necessary, provided the same be not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the State.

Ratified 9th of January, 1847.

William Alexander Graham, Governor
Edward Stanly, Speaker of the House of Commons
Andrew Joyner, Speaker of the Senate

Secretary of State's Office, April 1847

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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