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 Thomas E. Pender, Joseph Ramsey,
Hezekiah G. Gambill, Franklin F. Fagan, Charles Latham, Edgar
Hanks, Joseph B. Griflin, John H. Hampton, and Thomas B. Nicholls,
be, and are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate,
and by the name and style of the "Trustees of Plymouth 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,
estates, real and personal, for the use of said academy, and
enjoy all other powers, privileges and immunities incident to
bodies corporate of a like nature.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the Commissioners of the
town of Plymouth convey to the above named trustees a title in
fee for the lands and academy, to them and their successors in
See. 3. Be it further enacted, That in case of any vacancy,
by death, removal, resignation or otherwise, any five of said
trustees shall have power to fill vacancies thereby occasioned.
Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force
from and after its ratification.
Ratified 27th 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