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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Hillsboro' Academy.

1852 - Private Acts - Chapter CLXXVIII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1852 - Pages 660-661.

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 A. Graham, Cadwallader Jones, Jr., Peter B. Ruffin, John W. Norwood, William F. Strayhorn, Josiah Turner, Jr., John W. Kirkland, Osmond F. Long, and Henry K. Nash, be and they are hereby ordained and constituted a body corporate forever, to be known by the name of "The Trustees of the Hillsboro' Academy," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and they and their successors, or a majority of them, by the name aforesaid, shall be able and capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, and shall take, demand, and receive any property, real or personal, any moneys or other things which shall be given for the use of said academy, and the same to apply accordingly; and by gift, purchase, or devise, to take, have and possess, receive, enjoy and retain to them and their successors forever, any lands, rents, or tenements, of whatever nature or kind soever, to be applied for the benefit of said academy.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to appoint such teachers as to them shall appear necessary; also a treasurer and secretary, upon such conditions and with such restrictions as they may deem proper; and the said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to make all such laws and regulations for the government of said academy, and for the preservation of order and good morals therein, as they may deem necessary.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That upon the death, removal, inability. or refusal to act, or resignation of any of the trustees, it shall be lawful for the remaining trustees, or a majority of them, to elect other trustee or trustees in the room of such as die, resign, remove, or refuse to act; and the trustee or trustees so elected shall have equal power and authority with the trustees hereby appointed.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to make such regulations and by-laws as are usual in such seminaries.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 29th day of November, A.D. 1852.

David S. Reid, Governor
John Baxter, Speaker of the House of Commons
Weldon N. Edwards, Speaker of the Senate

Office of the Secretary of State, March 14th, 1853.

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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