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
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