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An Act to Authorize the Trustees of Ashboro Male and Female Academies to Sell or Donate and Convey Certain Lots in the Town of Ashboro, in Randolph County.

1887 Private Laws: Chapter 66

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1887 - Pages 906-907.

Whereas, On the nineteenth day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, J. M. Worth and wife Sallie Worth by deed conveyed jointly to the Randolph Agricultural Society, and the trustees of the Ashboro Male Academy and their successors, two lots in the town of Ashboro, in Randolph County, to be used for the promotion of agriculture and education - and whereas, the said agricultural society has ceased to exist, and the said lots have ceased to be occupied and used for the purpose of a male academy; now therefore,

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the trustees of the Ashboro Male and Female Academies shall have full power and authority, and they are hereby authorized and empowered, in their discretion, to sell or donate and convey the said two lots in the town of Ashboro, conveyed jointly to the Randolph Agricultural Society and the trustees of the Ashboro Male Academy, by J. M. Worth and wife, Sallie Worth, on the nineteenth day of August, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, to trustees for the purpose of being improved, and a female academy, seminary or college established and maintained thereon.

Sec. 2. That in the event of a donation instead of sale of said lots to trustees as aforesaid, should the said trustees suffer an interval of as much as three successive years to elapse at any one time without occupying the said lots for the purposes aforesaid, then the same shall revert to the trustees of the Ashboro Male and Female Academies in fee simple.

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 2d day of March, A.D. 1887.

Alfred M. Scales, Governor
Charles M. Stedman, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Thomas M. Holt, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 31st, 1887.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.



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