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An Act Concerning the Trustees of the Salisbury Female Academy.

1850-1851 - Private Acts - Chapter CXCVII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1850-1851 - Page 530.

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 trustees of the Salisbury Female Academy, or a majority of them, shall haye full power to sell and convey the corporate property vested in them by virtue of said office, upon their giving twenty days' notice in some newspaper published in the town of Salisbury, and shall distribute the proceeds thereof pro rata, among the original contributors, or their legal representatives, after retaining a sufficiency to defray the expenses of said sale and a reasonable compensation for their services.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That said trustees, at the expiration of six months after receiving payment for said property, shall publish in some newspaper printed in the town of Salisbury, for four weeks, the names of and the sum due each person who may not have called for their share of said fund, and notifying them to call for the same within six months from the date of such notice; and all moneys not demanded within six months, shall be by the trustees aforesaid paid over to the county trustee of Rowan County; and they shall at the same time file a list with him of the persons to whom the same respectively belongs, which amount may be recovered from said county under the rules and regulations as money paid to county trustees by clerks and sheriffs when the same has remained in their hands for three years.

Ratified 28th January, 1851.

David S. Reid, Governor
James C. Dobbin, Speaker of the House of Commons
Weldon N. Edwards, Speaker of the Senate

Office of the Secretary of State, April, 1851.

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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