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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Mount Vernon Academy on Bay River, in the County of Craven.

1870-71 Private Laws: Chapter XVI

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1870-71 - Page 43.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That James O. Baxten, Willibee Ferrebee, James S. Lane, Joseph M. Caho, John I. Brabble, be and they are hereby dedared to be a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "The Trustees of the Mount Vernon Academy," and by that name shall have succession and a common seal, and shall have power to sue and be sued, to plead and to be impleaded in any court in this state, and to acquire, purchase, have and to hold all such lands and tenements, chattels and moneys as may be necessary for the said institution, according to the will of the donor or donors thereof.

Sec. 2. That the said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to fill all vacancies which may occur in the number by death or other cause, and to pass such laws and regulations as shall be necessary for the government and good morals of the said institution.

Sec. 3. That no person shall sell any spirituous liquors within one mile of said academy except for medical purposes.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 15th day of February, A.D., 1871.

Tod R. Caldwell, Governor
Thomas J. Jarvis, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Edward J. Warren, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 1st, 1871.

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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