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An Act to Incorporate Hopewell Academy.

1893 Private Laws: Chapter 330

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1893 - Page 516.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That W. M. Ward, W. H. Applewhite, J. H. Applewhite, B. J. Thompson and John A. Lane, of Wilson County, their associates and successors, are hereby declared and constituted a body politic and corporate for educational purposes under the name and style of "Hopewell Academy," an institution of learning situated at Moyton, Wilson County. North Carolina, and by that name may have perpetual succession, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, contract and be contracted with, to have and to hold the buildings, grounds and all appurtenances belonging thereto situate in Wilson County which is now vested in trustees by virtue of a deed from John Stanton; the said trustees to have the authority to make such by-laws and regulations and rules for thegovernment of said institution as they and their successors may deem best.

Sec. 2. That the liabilities of said institution shall affect the property of the institution only, and not the private credit and property of the trustees as individuals.

Sec. 3. That said trustees and their successors shall be authorized to appoint and elect such officers and teachers as they may deem best to serve the interest of said institution.

Sec. 4. 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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