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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Pisgah Academy, in Gaston County.

1871-72 Private Laws: Chapter CVX

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1871-72 - Page 160.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That J. M. Wliitesides, S. E. Foy, William Wilson, Robert F. Gamble and J. B. Carrow, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the style of the "Trustees of Pisgah Academy," and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold in their corporate capacity, property real and personal, such as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school of high grade at the place where said academy is now situated in ''Crowder's Mountain Township," in the county ot Gaston, with power to make all needful rules and regulations for their own government and that of said academy, and shall have continual succession for the period of ninety-nine years.

Sec. 2. That in case of vacancy occurring in said board of trustees, such vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members thereof.

Sec. 3. That it shall not be lawful for any person to retail spirituous liquors within two miles of said academy, and any person violating the provisions ot this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof by any court of competent jurisdiction, shall be fined not exceeding fifty dollars or imprisoned not exceeding one month, at the discretion of the court.

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

Ratified the 8th day of February, A.D., 1872.

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, February 29th, 1872.

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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