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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of Centerville Male and Female Academy in Pitt County.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 383

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Page 585.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That Jesse P. Quinerly, Samuel Wilson, Lewis B. Cox, John B. Kilpatrick, James M. Wooten, Edward A. Johnson and Joshua L. Tucker, their associates and successors, are hereby created a body politic and corporate under the name and style of "The Trustees of Centerville Male and Female 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 is situated in Swift 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.

Ratified the 6th day of March, A.D. 1893.

Elias Carr, Governor
Rufus A. Doughton, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Lee S. Overman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1893.

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

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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