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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Fairfield Academy in the County of Hyde.

1873-74 Private Laws: Chapter XL

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1873-74 - Pages 337-338.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That Jones Spencer, D. P. H. Simmons, H. C. Carter, J. S. Carter, and Henry Jones, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of "The Trustees of the Fairfield 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 tor maintaining a school of high grade in or near the village of Fairfield, in the county of Hyde, with power to make all needful rules and regulations for their own government, and that of the 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 this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified this 26th day of January, A.D. 1874.

Tod R. Caldwell, Governor
James L. Robinson, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Charles H. Brogden, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, March 5th, 1874.

I, William H. Howerton, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

William H. Howerton,
Secretary of State.

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