North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the Hamilton Female Academy, in the County of Martin.

1850-1851 - Private Acts - Chapter CCV

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1850-1851 - Pages 540-541.

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 Bryant B. Ennett, Joseph Waldo, William G. Gordon, Theophilus C. Hyman and P. P. Clements and their successors in office be, and they are hereby constituted and appointed a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "The Trustees of the Hamilton Female Institute," and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall have, exercise and enjoy all such rights, powers and privileges as are usually exercised and enjoyed by the trustees of other incorporated academies within this State.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That any three of said trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and that on the death or resignation of any of the trustees, the remaining trustees shall have power to fill such vacancies thereby occasioned.

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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