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 Theophilus Falls, Thomas A. Allison,
Dr. John Allison, Dr. James M. Moore, Joseph W, Stockton, Thomas
A. McRorie, Joseph P. Caldwell, Abner House, and Samuel R. Bell,
and their successors, be, and they are hereby declared a body
politic and corporate, to be known and designated by the name
and style of "The Trustees of the Statesville Male Academy,"
and by that name shall have succession and a common seal; and
shall be able and capable in law to receive, have, hold and possess,
all lands and tenements according to the will of the donor or
donors thereof; they shall be able and have power to sue and
be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of law or equity
in this State; shall pass all needful rules and regulations for
the government and preservation of order and good morals in said
institution; and shall in general have and exercise all the powers
and privileges usually granted to institutions of a similar nature.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That any four of the trustees
may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; and
that on the removal, death, or refusal to act of any of the trustees
afojesaid; the remaining trustees shall have power to fill such
vacancy as is occasioned thereby.
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