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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Wentworth Male Academy, in the County of Rockingham.

1876-77 Private Laws: Chapter XLVIII

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1876-77 - Page 669.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That W. M. Ellington, J. D. Ellington, T. A. Ratliff, Jesse Carter, James W. Reid, A. J. Boyd and William B. Ratliff, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "The Trustees of Wentworth Male Academy," and in that name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, acquire and hold, enter upon and possess in their corporate capacity, property real and personal, such as may be necessary and suitable for maintaining a school of high grade in or near the town of Wentworth, in the county of Rockingham, with power to make all needful rules and regulations for their own government and that of said academy, and shall have continual succession in such capacity.

Sec. 2. That in case of vacancy occurring in said board of trustees it 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 the 5th day of March, A.D. 1877.

Zebulon B. Vance, Governor
Charles Price, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Thomas J. Jarvis, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 25th, 1877.

I, Joseph A. Engelhard, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

Joseph A. Engelhard,
Secretary of State.

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