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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Tyson's Creek Academy, in Chatham County.

1881 Private Laws: Chapter 71

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1881 - Pages 804-805.

The general assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That John W. Calder, Emsley Welch, Burnice B. Phillips, George T. Womble and Laban Moon, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "The Trustees of Tyson's Creek 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 for maintaining a school of high grade at the place where said academy may be situated in the Bear Creek Township in said county, with power to make all needful rules, by-laws, regulations, for their own government and that of said academy, and under that name and style shall have continued succession for the period of ninety-nine years.

Sec. 2. That in case of vacancy 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.

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 10th day of March, A.D. 1881.

Thomas J. Jarvis, Governor
Charles M. Cooke, 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 14th, 1881.

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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