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An Act to Incorporate the Burgaw Male and Female Academy.

1879 Private Laws: Chapter 8

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1879 - Page 557.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That D. B. Black, D. Shaw, A. H. Padison, E. Porter and A. H. Williams, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "The Trustees of Burgaw Male and Female 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 the town of Burgaw, in the county of Pender, 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: Provided, there shall be an annual election by the stockholders of trustees, whose number shall never exceed nine nor be less than three.

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.

Read three times in the general assembly and ratified the 8th Day of February, A.D. 1879.

Thomas J. Jarvis, Governor
John M. Moring, Speaker of the House of Representatives
James L. Robinson, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 19th, 1879.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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