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An Act to Incorporate the Fayetteville Female School of Industry.

1830-1831 - Chapter LXXIX

Acts Passed by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina 1830-1831 - Pages 78-79.

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 Ann Sandford, Caroline Winslow, Rhoda McRae, Susanna Mumford, and their associates, who are now, or shall become subscribers to the school hereby incorporated, be, and they are hereby declared a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name of the "Fayetteville Female School of Industry;" and by that name shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall be able and capable in law of holding lands, tenements and hereditaments, sufficient for the purposes of the said school, and of suing and being sued, impleading and being impleaded.

II. Be it further enacted, That the said corporation shall have power to make all rules, regulations, and byelaws, (not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the land,) which shall and may be necesssary for the good government of the said school and the management of its property and finances, and also to fill all vacancies among the trustees from time to time, occasioned by death, resignation or other cause; and also to appoint such officers as they may think proper, and be capable of taking and holding apprentices by indenture, according to the laws now in, or which may hereafter be in force in this State.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 4th day of January, 1831.

Montfort Stokes, Governor
Charles Fisher, Speaker of the House of Commons
David F. Caldwell, Speaker of the Senate

A true copy - William Hill, Secretary

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