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An Act to Restore the Corporate Powers of the Trustees of the Tarboro' Academy.

1869-70 Private Laws: Chapter CV

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1869-70 - Pages 176-177.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That Robert H. Austin, John Norfleet, Robert C. Brown, J. H. Baker, M. Weddell, J. W. Jones, Frederick Phillips, George Howard, David Pender, W. M. Pepper, Robert Norfleet and William H. Johnston, and their successors, to be elected as hereinafter directed, shall forever be a body politic and corporate by the title of "The Trustees of the Tarboro' Academies, Male and Female."

Sec. 2. That said trustees, or a quorum thereof, shall have power to supply any vacancy which may occur in said incorporated body of trustees by death, refusal to act, resignation or removal of any of its members, and the persons appointed to fill such vacancies shall have the same power and privileges as the trustees named in this Act.

Sec. 3. That five of said trustees shall be a quorum sufficient for the transaction of business connected with said academy.

Sec. 4. That two acres of land belonging to the commons in the town of Tarboro' are hereby vested in said trustees and their successors, and the said trustees may elect the spot or spots of ground where the said two acres shall be allotted to them, and cause the same to be surveyed and a plot thereof to be returned in the office of the register of deeds of said county, and said plot having been registered, the said two acres of land shall thereafter be held by the said trustees and their successors for the use and benefit of said academies, male and female.

Sec. 5. That said trustees shall have all the powers necessary for the instruction of youth, male and female, in the various branches of science, literature and art, and shall be authorized to hold such property, real and personal, as may be necessary for the transaction of the business of said academies.

Sec. 6. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 28th day of March, A.D., 1870.

William W. Holden, Governor
Joseph W. Holden, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Tod R. Caldwell, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, August 11th, 1870.

I, Henry J. Menninger, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
private acts on file in this office.

Henry J. Menninger,
Secretary of State.

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