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An Act to Revive and Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Amend an Act, Passed at Raleigh in the Year 1805, Entitled 'An Act to Establish an Academy in the County of Buncombe.'"

1848-1849 - Private Acts - Chapter CXV

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1848-1849 - Pages 256-257.

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 the above recited Acts be, and they are hereby revived and declared in force; and for the purpose of more fully carrying into effect the objects of said Acts, and at the request of Thomas Foster, the surviving trustee of Newton Academy, Charles Moore, James M. Smith, Henry Stephens, Joshua Roberts, William Coleman, J. F. E. Hardy, James W. Patton and Montrille Patton, be, and they are hereby appointed trustees of said academy, together with the said Thomas Foster; and the said trustees are hereby declared a body politic and corporate in the name of the "Trustees of the Newton Academy;" and in that name shall have all necessary corporate powers to carry out the original object of the Acts hereby amended; may sue and be sued, and may acquire and transfer property, real or personal, not exceeding in value three thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said trustees or the survivors of them, shall, at all times, have power to fill vacancies in their board, and shall have and hold, any and all property, real and personal, heretofore conveyed to their predecessors: and hereafter there shall be nine trustees, and no more.

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 Carolina,
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in this Pamphlet
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by the General
Assembly of this State, at its late session.

William Hill, Secretary of State

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