North Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate Trustees for Two Academical Schools in the District of Morgan.

1783 - Chapter XLIV

The State Records of North Carolina - Volume XXIV, Pages 535-536

I. Be it Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby Enacted by the authority of the same, That Mr. James Templeton, president, and Waightstill Avery, Charles McDowell, William Moore, Alexander Irwin, James Greenlie, Benjamin Ellage, Abraham Denton and David Vance, esquires, be and they are hereby formed and incorporated into a body politic and corporate, by the name of president and trustees of Morgan Academy, in the county of Burke, and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and the said president and trustees, and their successors shall take the same oath for their qualification, mutatis mutandis, and shall have, hold, exercise and enjoy, all the powers, authorities and privileges, which the president and trustees of Liberty Hall, in the county of Mecklenburg, possess and are invested with by virtue of an Act of Assembly for their incorporation, passed the ninth day of May, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven.

II. And be it further Enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Mr. John Causon, president, and Messrs. Hezekiah Balch, Samuel Doak, William Heuston, James Heuston, Thomas Stewart, Daniel Kenady, Landon Carter and Robert Erwin, trustees, be and are hereby formed and incorporated into a body politic and corporate, by the name of president and trustees of Martin Academy, in the county of Washington, and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and a common seal; and the said president and trustees, and their successors shall take the same oath for their qualification, mutatis mutandis, and shall have, hold, exercise and enjoy all the powers, authorities and privileges, which the president and trustees of Liberty Hall, in the county of Mecklenburg, possess and are invested with by virtue of said Act for their incorporation, passed the ninth day of May, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven; and each respective treasurer appointed by virtue of this Act, shall perform the same duties, be liable to the same restrictions and give bond in the same manner as the treasurer appointed by the above recited Act is required.

III. Provided, nevertheless, and be it further Enacted by the authority aforesaid, That this Act, or any thing herein contained, shall not extend or be understood to make these accademies, or either of them, one of those seminaries mentioned in the constitution, to oblige this State to support any president, professor or tutor of either of the said accademies, or other charge or expence thereof whatsoever.



© 2016 - J.D. Lewis - PO Box 1188 - Little River, SC 29566 - All Rights Reserved