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An Act to Appoint Trustees for Pleasant Retreat Academy.

1874-75 Private Laws: Chapter XCIV

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1874-75 - Pages 572-573.
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Whereas, the records of the proceedings of the trustees of the Pleasant Retreat Academy, located at Lincolnton, in Lincoln County, North Carolina, have been lost; And whereas, V. A. McBee, W. M. Bernhardt, J. C. Jenkins, Elam Caldwell and David Schenck, Esqs., were the last trustees known to be elected by their predecessors in office and are now acting as trustees, therefore,

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That the said V. A. McBee, W. M. Reinhardt, J. C. Jenkins, Elam Caldwell and David Schenck, Esqs., shall be, and they are hereby, appointed as trustees of said academy, and that they shall have all the authority and power vested in the trustees by the Act to establish and incorporate an academy in the town of Lincolnton, in the county of Lincoln, ratified the tenth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, and an Act to amend the first section of an act of the General Assembly of this State, passed on the tenth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, entitled "An Act to Establish and Incorporate an Academy in the Town of Lincolnton, in the County of Lincoln," ratified the twenty-second day of December, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen.

Sec. 2. That all the acts of the parties afore named as trustees of said academy heretofore done are hereby ratified and confirmed, and they shall have all the powers which they would have had if their succession in office appeared by the records of said trustees of Pleasant Retreat Academy.

Sec. 3. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 17th day of March, 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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