Sec. 1. 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 S. Purify, John B. White, Samuel
H. Dunn, George W. Thompson, Willie D. Jones, Abner Holton, William
B. Dunn, John D. Powell and James D. Newsom, be, and they are
hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name
and style of "The Trustees of Forestville Female Academy,"
and by that name, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded;
shall have succession and a common seal; and in general, shall
have, exercise and enjoy all such rights, powers and privileges
as are usually exercised and enjoyed by the trustees of any incorporated
academy in this State.
Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That any three of the trustees
may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and
that, on the death, refusal to act, or removal out of the State,
of any of ihe trustees of the academy aforesaid, the remaining
trustees shall have power to fill such vacancy.
Ratified the 16th day of January, 1849.
Charles Manly, Governor
Robert B. Gilliam, Speaker of the House of Commons
Calvin Graves, Speaker of the Senate
Office of the Secretary of State, April 1849.
I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by
Assembly of this State, at its late session.
William Hill, Secretary of State