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An Act to Establish an Academy at Pleasant Grove in Perquimans County and Incorporate the Trustees Thereof.

1816 - Chapter LVII

The Laws of the State of North Carolina Enacted in the Year 1816 - Pages 36-37

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 James Whidbee, James Sumner, John Miller, John Clayton, Hugh Godfrey and Richard Leigh, are hereby created and made a corporation and body politic by the name and style of "The Trustees of Pleasant Grove Academy, in Perquimans County," and as such shall have perpetual succession and other powers, privileges, immunities and capacities, to do and act in all matters and things which may promote the interests of said Academy in as full and ample a manner as the trustees of any Academy in this State.

II. And be it further enacted, That whenever any vacancy or vacancies may happen in the said corporation by the death, removal or resignation of any of the members thereof, the others or a majority of them may from time to time appoint other persons to fill such vacancy.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 28th Day of December, A.D., 1816
A True Copy - William Hill, Secretary of State

Jno. Branch, Speaker of the Senate
Ja. Iredell, Speaker of the House of Commons

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