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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Nashville Male and Female Academies, in the Town of Nashville, Nash County.

1846-1847 - Private Acts - Chapter CXXII

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1846-1847 - Page 269.

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 Benjamin H. Blount, John H. Drake, Jr., John Ricks, Asel Vick, William H. Tyrrell, Theophilus H. Scott, Samuel M. Bachelor, William J. B. Harker and William A. Cooper, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, known and distinguished by the name of the "Trustees of the Nashville Male and Female Academies;" and by that name, they shall have perpetual succession and a common seal; and they, or a majority of them, and their successors, shall be able and capable, in law, to take, demand, receive and possess, money, goods and chattels, lands and tenements for the use of said Academies, and apply the same according to the will of the donor.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, and their successors, shall be able and capable, in law, to sue and be sued; plead and be impleaded, in any court in this State: and they shall have power to open and receive subscriptions for the benefit of said Academies, and to do all such acts and things as may be thought necessary and proper to be done, by bodies corporate, for the advancement and promotion of science in the said institution, which may not be repugnant to the laws of the State.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees, or a majority of them, shall have power to appoint other trustees of the said academies; they shall have full power and authority to pass all by-laws and ordinances necessary for the good government and prosperity of the said academies; and that this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

Ratified 16th 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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