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An Act to Incorporate the Waynesville Academy Association.

1870-71 Private Laws: Chapter LXXVIII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1870-71 - Pages 141-142.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That J. N. Benners, N. Brown, G. S. Furguson, A. W. Rich, J. Kalcliff, Jr., H. M. Rogers, R. V. Welch, S. L. Love and E. B. Herren, &c., be and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate by the name and style of "The Waynesville Academy Association," and by that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, shall have succession and a common seal, and in general shall exercise and enjoy all such rights, powers and privileges, as are usually exercised and enjoyed by the trustees of any incorporated college in this state.

Sec. 2. That any five of the above named persons or their successors may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and that on death, removal or refusal to act of any of the above named persons or their successors, the remaining members of the association aforesaid shall have power to fill such vacancy.

Sec. 3. That said corporation may take, hold, bargain and sell such real estate, moneys, stocks and other personal chattels as may be necessary for the transaction of its business, and the carrying out the purposes of its creation, not exceeding ten thousand dollars.

Sec. 4. That the said association and their successors, or a majority of them present, shall have the power of appointing a superintendent and such assistants for the school as to them shall appear necessary and proper for said association, whom they may remove for misbehavior, inability or neglect of duty, and may from time to time make such by-laws and regulations for their own government and that of the institution as to them may appear expedient; Provided, That the same are not inconsistent with the constitution or laws of the state; Provided further, That if a majority of said association shall not convene for the purpose aforesaid, it shall and may be lawful for three of said corporation and their successors to form a quorum to do business, and may from time to time make necessary by-laws and regulations.

Sec. 5. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 3d day of April, 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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