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An Act to Incorporate the Trustees of the Fayetteville Female High School, at Fayetteville, in the County of Cumberland.

1854-1855 Private Laws: Chapter 71

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1854-55 - Page 16.

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 E. J. Lilly, E. J. Hale, D. S. Williams, J. G. Shepherd, J. H. Cooke, H. L. Myrover, P. Taylor, S. J. Hinsdale, J. W. Powell, J. W. Pearce, A. A. McKethan, G. S. Hodges, Wm. Cade, Wm. McLaurin, T. R. Underwood, T. J. Johnson, A. E. Hale, B. W. Robinson, W. Winslow, J. M. Beasley, N. A. Steadman, A. W. Steele, S. W. Tillinghast, J. D. Williams and J. C. Dobbin, and their associates, successors and assigns, be, and the same are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, to be known and distinguished by the name and style of the "Trustees of the Fayetteville Female High School," and by that name shall have succession and a common seal, and shall be able and capable, in law, of holding lands and tenements, and chattels sufficient for the purposes of the school; and of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded in their corporate name.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said corporation shall have power to make all rules, regulations and by-laws, that shall be necessary and proper for the good government of said school, and the management of the property and finances of the same, and also to fill all vacancies amongst the trustees from time to time, occasioned by death, resignation or other causes, and also to appoint such other officers as they may think proper.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That nine of the trustees shall constitute a quorum, for the transaction of any business connected with the school.

Sec 4. Be it further enacted, That a majority of the trustees shall have power at any time hereafter, to increase the number of trustees of the school, should its success require it.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 12th day of February, 1855.

Thomas Bragg, Jr., Governor
Samuel P. Hill, Speaker of the House of Commons
Warren H. Winslow Speaker of the Senate

North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State, April, 1855.

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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