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An Act to Incorporate the Cumberland Academy, in the County of Cumberland.

1846-1847 - Private Acts - Chapter CXI

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1846-1847 - Page 258.

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 John McNeill, Jonathan Harralson, Archibald S. McNeill, Neill McKay, Henry M. Turner, John W. McKay, Duncan Murchison, Henry Elliott, Daniel McDiarmid, Malcolm McKay, Daniel Johnson, Kenneth Murchison, A. D. McLean, John McLean and Benjamin F. Atkins, be, and are hereby constituted and declared a body corporate and politic, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of the "Trustees of the Cumberland Academy," in the county of Cumberland; and by that name and style shall have succession and a common seal, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, acquire by purchase, gift or otherwise to them and their successors, estate personal and real, for the use of the Academy; and shall make all such by-laws, rules and regulations as are necessary for the good government of said institution, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws ot this State or of the United States; and in case of a vacancy by death, resignation or otherwise, the remainder, or a majority of them, may appoint successors, who shall have the same powers and authorities as are conferred on the trustees created by this Act.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in operation from and after its ratification.

Ratified 15th of January, 1847.

William Alexander Graham, Governor
Edward Stanly, Speaker of the House of Commons
Andrew Joyner, Speaker of the Senate

Secretary of State's Office, April 1847

I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North Carolina,
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in this Pamphlet
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by the General
Assembly of this State, at its late session.

William Hill, Secretary of State

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