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An Act to Incorporate Stanhope Academy, in Nash County.

1883 Private Laws: Chapter 129

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1883 - Pages 939-940.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That H. O. Strickland, William Dickerson, Geo. W. Bains, Thomas Westray, George H. Harper, G. D. Ricks and H. R. Whitly, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate, under the name and style of the "Trustees of Stanhope 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 maybe necessary and suitable for maintaining a school, of high grade at the place where said academy is now situated in Jackson Township, county of Nash, 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 by death, failure to act, resignation or otherwise, such vacancy shall be filled by appointment of the remaining members thereof.

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

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 9th day of March, A.D. 1883.

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

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 24th, 1883.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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