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 Dr. Richard C. Rhodes, Dr. Edmund
McQueen, Robert S. French, Robert E. Troy, Thomas A. Norment,
and Edward Lewis, be, and they are hereby constituted a body
politic and corporate, by the name and style of the "Trustees
of Lumberton Academy," and by that name may sue and be sued,
plead and be impleaded: shall have perpetual succession and a
common seal; and in general, shall have, exercise and enjoy all
such powers and privileges as are usually exercised end enjoyed
by trustees of any incorporated academy in the State.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That any three of the said
trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business;
and that on the death, refusal to act or removal out the State
of any of the trustees, the remaining trustees, or a quorum of
them, shall have power to fill the vacancy thereby occasioned.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the provisions of this
Act shall cease to have effect; from and after thirty years,
from and after the passage of this Act.
Ratified 29th 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