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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Mount Olivet Academy, in the County of Randolph.

1856-1857 Private Laws: Chapter 93

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1856-57 - Page 96.

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 Mark Russell, Edmund H. Philips, Daniel B. Leach, Stephen Richardson, John Spinks, Meritt A. Sugg and Hardy Brown, be and are hereby constituted and, declared a body corporate and politic, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of the "Trustees of Mount Olivet Academy," in the county of Randolph; and by that name and style shall have succession and a common seal, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, acquire by purchase, gift or otherwise, to them and their successors, estate personal and real, for the use of the academy; and shall make all such by-laws, rules and regulations as are necessary for the good government of said institution, not inconsistent with the constitution and by-laws [Laws] of this State or of the United States; and in case of a vacancy by death, resignation or otherwise, the remainder, 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. 2. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in operation from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 24th day of January, 1857.

Thomas Bragg, Jr., Governor
Jesse G. Shepherd, Speaker of the House of Commons
William W. Avery, Speaker of the Senate

North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State, April, 1857.

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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