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An Act to Amend an Act of the General Assembly of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty-Six and Forty-Seven, Relating to the Richmond Academy at Rockingham.

1883 Private Laws: Chapter 151

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1883 - Page 1002.
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The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the Act of the general assembly of one thousand eight hundred and forty-six and forty-seven, reviving the Richmond Academy, be so amended as to confer upon the board of trustees the power to purchase, hold and sell such real estate as they may own for the purpose of better enabling them to advance the purposes of the academy under their charge; and all sums received by them from such sales as they may make shall be held and used by them to promote the advancement of learning by the purchase and improvement of other property, to be devoted by them to the uses of education.

Sec. 2. That so much of the Act of one thousand seven hundred and eighty-eight as requires the board of trustees to enter into bond for the faithful discharge of their duties be and the same is hereby repealed.

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

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 12th 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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