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An Act for the Better Regulation of the Newbern Academy.

1874-75 Private Laws: Chapter LIX

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1874-75 - Pages 499-500.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That Matthias E. Manly, Alonzo T. Jerkins, William Hay, William H. Oliver, John A. Guion, James B. Hughes, Charles C. Clarke, Joseph Fulford, Alexander Justice, Frederick C. Roberts, John D. Whitford, William Hallister and John Hutchinson, be and they are hereby recognized and declared and appointed to be trustees of the Newbern Academy, and they only, with their appointees and successors, as hereinafter provided, shall have the property, rights, franchises and privileges heretofore granted to the trustees of said academy.

Sec. 2. That the said trustees, so recognized, declared and appointed, as aforesaid, shall, as the case may be, either fill all vacancies existing in the board of trustees of said academy or appoint other trustees, until the board of trustees shall consist of twenty-four members.

Sec. 3. That whenever any vacancy shall hereafter occur in the trustees of the Newbern Academy or in the board of trustees so constituted as aforesaid, from death, resignation, removal from the said city, or from any cause whatever, the remaining trustees shall fill such vacancy.

Sec. 4. That no person or persons other than those provided in this Act shall in any manner act or officiate as trustees of said academy, and any person so acting or officiating in violation hereof shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof be fined not less than fifty dollars and imprisoned not less than three months.

Sec. 5. That each and every person who may have the control or possession of the common seal of the trustees of the Newbern Academy, and who shall refuse, or neglect, after demand made, to give up the same to the trustees herein recognized, declared and appointed as aforesaid, or their duly authorized agent, shall forfeit and pay to any person who may sue for the same ten dollars for each and every day they so refuse or neglect, and shall also be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined not less than fifty dollars and imprisoned not less than three months.

Sec. 6. That all laws and parts of laws inconsistent or in conflict with any of the provisions of this Act be and the same are hereby repealed.

Sec. 7. That this Act shall take effect from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 25th day of February, A.D. 1875.

Curtis H. Brogden, Governor
James L. Robinson, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Robert F. Armfield, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 15th, 1875.

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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