Sec. 1. 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 Jacob Fronabarger, Moses H. Cloninger,
W. F. Holland, John H. Roberts, Winchester Pegram, Daniel Hoffman,
and Ibra Cannon, be, and they are hereby declared a body politic
and corporate, to be known and designated by the name of the
" Trustees of the Dallas Male Academy," and by that
name shall have succession and a common seal, and shall be invested
with powers and authority to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded,
in any courts of law in this State; and to hold such lands and
tenements, goods, chattels and monies, as may be acquired for
the use of said Academy, according to the will of the donor or
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said Trustees shall
have power to appoint all tutors in said academy, to
fix the rates of tuition, to fill vacancies in their body, occasioned
by death, removal or resignation; to establish such laws and
regulations for the government of said Academy, as may be necessary
for the preservation of order and good morals, and not inconsistent
with the Constitution of the United States and of this State;
and to do and perform all such acts, as are incident to, and
are usually exercised by, bodies politic, for the accomplishment
of the object contemplated.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That n majority of said trustees
shall always constitute a quorum, to do any business connected
with said academy; and that this Act shall take effect and be
in force from and after its ratification.
Ratified 16th day of January, 1849.
Charles Manly, Governor
Robert B. Gilliam, Speaker of the House of Commons
Calvin Graves, Speaker of the Senate
Office of the Secretary of State, April 1849.
I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by
Assembly of this State, at its late session.
William Hill, Secretary of State