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 J. T. Leach, John McClane, James
Tomlinson, A. J. Leach, and William Turner, and they are hereby
constituted a body politic, by the name and style of the "Trustees
of Johnston Academy;" and by that name may sue and be sued,
plead and be impleaded; shall have a perpetual succession and
a common seal; may acquire, 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 of a like nature.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That in case of any vacancy,
by death, resignation or removal from the county, the remaining
trustees shall have power to fill such vacancy thereby occasioned.
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