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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Richland Academy, in the County of Onslow.

1850-1851 - Private Acts - Chapter CCIII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1850-1851 - Pages 538-539.

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 William Humphrey, Abner Erwin, Harvey Cox, Uzza Mills, Stephen Humphrey, Bazel M. Barry, Charles Gregory, John A. Avarett, Bryan S. Koonce, David W. Sanders, Philip Koonce, John Shackleford, George J. Ward, Ignatius W. Brock and Zacheus Brown, be, find they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of "The Trustees of Richland Academy;" and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, and shall have perpetual succession, and a common seal; and may acquire by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, estate real and personal for the use of said academy, and enjoy all other powers, privileges and immunities incident to bodies corporate of a like nature within this State.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That any five of the aforesaid trustees may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; and, that in case of any vacancy, the remaining trustees of the academy aforesaid, shall have power to fill such vacancy, but it shall not be imperative or necessary to fill such vacancy or vacancies, by making other appointments until the number of trustees of said academy shall be reduced to less than nine.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That the trustees of said academy, and their successors, shall have power and authority, from time to time, of electing and removing their officers, and may from time to time make such by-laws and regulations for their own government and that of the said academy and the preservation of order and good morals therein, or do any other business connected with the well being of said academy, or furtherance of its objects, as to them may appear expedient, provided the same are not inconsistent with the constitution of the United States and the laws of this State.

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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