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An Act to Establish a School by the Name of New Prospect in Perquimans County.

1817 - Chapter LXXIV

The Laws of the State of North Carolina 1817 - Page 62

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 Henry Hallowell, Christopher Wilson, William Perry, Thomas Overmon and Robert Perry be known and distinguished by the name of the Trustees of New Prospect school near Oak Grove on Little River and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and they or their successors, shall be able and capable in law to take, have and receive, possess, enjoy and demand any property real or personal and any monies or other things that shall be given for the use of the said school and the same to apply according to the will of the donor, to take, have, possess and enjoy to them and their successors forever, any lands, tenements of what kind or nature soever in special confidence that the same or the profits thereof shall be applied to and for the purpose of establishing and supporting the said school.

II. And be it further exacted, That the trustees aforesaid shall have full power and authority to make such bye-laws and regulatlons as they may think proper for the government of the said school not inconsistent with the laws of the state.

Approved: November 17, 1817

John Branch, Governor
Bartlett Yancey, Speaker of the Senate
James Iredell, Jr., Speaker of the House of Commons

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