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An Act to Re-Enact and Amend Chapter Sixty-Five of the Laws of Eighteen Hundred and Fifty-Four and Fifty-Five, Entitled "An Act to Incorproate the Two Academies in the Town of Asheboro."

1891 Private Laws: Chapter 215

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1891 - Pages 1102-1103.
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The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That chapter sixty-five of the private laws of eighteen hundred and fifty-four and fifty-five, be and the same is hereby re-enacted in all respects subject to the amendments made thereto by this Act.

Sec. 2. That section one of the chapter mentioned in the preceding section be amended by striking out all after line ten and inserting E. A. Moffit, W. F. Wood, W. H. Moring, Dr. P. H. Morris, A. C. McAlister, J. E. Walker, J. M. Worth, G. S. Bradshaw, J. A. Blair and M. S. Robins, shall constitute the board of trustees, any five of whom shall be a quorum for the transaction of business, with power to fill any vacancies that may be occasioned by death, resignation or removal from the county. Thomas J. Redding, J. C. Fuller and Daniel Lowe are appointed trustees, and are hereby authorized and empowered to represent the interest of the Randolph County Agricultural Society in said male academy lot.

Sec. 3. That all the property, real and personal, heretofore belonging to the board of trustees under said chapter sixty-five of the private laws [of] eighteen hundred and fifty-four and fifty-five be and the same is hereby vested in the trustees named in section two of this Act.

Sec. 4. That the trustees mentioned in section two of this Act shall have full power and authority and they are hereby authorized and empowered in their discretion to sell at private sale or at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the court-house door in Asheboro the lot known as the female academy lot, after advertising the same for thirty days in the Asheboro Courier, a weekly newspaper published in said town, and apply the proceeds of such sale, after deducting the costs thereof, to the building of a larger and more suitable house in the town aforesaid for educational purposes.

Sec. 5. That this Act shall continue in force for the space of thirty years.

Sec. 6. That all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act be and the same are hereby repealed.

Sec. 7. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 4th day of March, A.D. 1891.

Daniel G. Fowle, Governor
Thomas M. Holt, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Rufus A. Doughton, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1891.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the fore-
going are true copies of the original acts and resolutions on file in
this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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