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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Female Academy in the Town of Franklinton.

1850-1851 - Private Acts - Chapter CCVIII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1850-1851 - Pages 545-546.
Click Here to view the original 1847 Act, which is repealed by Section 3 of the Act below.

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 W. W. Greene, Joseph Kearney, W. F. Hilliard, L. A. Jeffreys, R. C. Maynard, A. D. Ellis, J. S. Thomas, A. C. Perry, and H. T. Clawson, be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by tlie name and style of "The Trustees of the Female Academy in the Town of Franklinton," in the county of Franklin, and by that name and style may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; shall have succession, and a common seal, with power to alter and renew the same at pleasure; may acquire, by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, estate, real and personal, for the use of said Academy; and shall have power to make all such by-laws, rules and regulations as are necessary for the good government of the same, as are not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this State or of the United States.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That in case of vacancy by death, resignation, removal or otherwise, the remaining trustees, or a majority of them, may appoint successors, who shall have the same powers and authorities as are conferred on the Trustees created by this Act.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the Act passed at the session of the General Assembly of 1846-7, chapter 112, entitled "An Act to Incorporate Franklinton Female Academy in the County of Franklin," be, and the same is hereby repealed, and that this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

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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