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An Act to Incorporate Cypress Creek Academy, in the County of Jones.

1854-1855 Private Laws: Chapter 68

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1854-55 - Page 14.

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 Calvin Koonce, John H. Dillohunt, Joseph Kincey, Lewis Williams and William A. Cox, and their successors and associates, be and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and designated by the name and style of "The Trustees of the Cypress Creek Academy," and by that name shall have a succession and a common seal, and shall sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court of law and equity in this State, and shall be capable in law of holding lands, tenements and chattels, sufficient for all purposes of said academy.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the corporation shall have power and authority to make all by-laws, rules and regulations that shall be necessary for the good government of said academy, and the management of the property and finances of the same; also, to fill vacancies among the trustees from time to time, occasioned by death, resignation or otherwise, and also to appoint such officers as they may think proper.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That said trustees shall have power to appoint all teachers in said academy; to fix the rates of tuition, and to do and perform all such acts as are incidental to, and usually exercised by bodies politic and corporate, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the State, for the accomplishment of the objects contemplated.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That, a majority of said trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business connected with the said academy.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in operation from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 16th day of February, 1855.

Thomas Bragg, Jr., Governor
Samuel P. Hill, Speaker of the House of Commons
Warren H. Winslow Speaker of the Senate

North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State, April, 1855.

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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