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Sec. 19. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That so soon as this act shall go into operation, his Excellenсу the Governor, be, and he is hereby authorized and required to cause to be paid over to a majority of the trustees of Stewart county Academy, on their order, whatever amount of the Academy fund that may be coming to the said Academy, so that the said Stewart county Academy may be placed on an equal footing with the other county Academies, in this State.

Sec. 20. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, and the same are hereby repealed.

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ASBURY HULL,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor,

AN ACT to repeal the fourth section of an act, passed the

twenty-first day of December, eighteen hundred and thirty, to appoint eleven additional trustees of the University of Georgia, and to provide a permanent additional fund for the support of the same, and declare the number of trustees which shall be necessary to form a board, and to authorise a loan of ten thousand dollars to the board of trustees of said University, and to provide for the education of certain poor children therein mentioned.

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Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, That the fourth section of the above recited act, which authorises the Justices of the Inferior court of the several counties in this State, to select from the poor of their county, one young man to partake of the beneħts of said Univer

sity, be, and the said fourth section of the above recited act is hereby repealed.

ASBURY HULL,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, Dec. 86, 1831.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to incorporate Harmony Academy, in the county

of Henry, and to appoint trustees for the same.

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Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That William Griffin, John Williams, Parker Eason, William Mosley, John Whitsel, Zadock Sawyer, and Samuel Wems, be, and they are hereby appointed trustees, they, or their successors in of fice shall be, and are hereby declared to be a body corporate, by the name, and the trustees of Harmony Academy, with the privilege of using a common seal.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees and their successors in office, or a majority of them, are hereby authorised and empowered to appropriate in the manner they think best calculated to promote the interest of the aforesaid institution, and to erect suitable edifices for the promotion of literature, all moneys and specialties or other valuable effects whatsoever, belonging to, or in any wise appertaining to the said institution.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the aforesaid trustees and their successors in office, or a majority of them, arc hereby authorised to make such by-laws and regulations as may be necessary for the government of said Academy: Provided, such by-laws and regulations be not repugnant to the Constitution and laws of this* State, and the said trustees shall be intrusted with all manner of property, both real and

personal, all donations, grants, gifts, privileges and immunities whatsover, which may belong to said institution by virtue of this act, or hereafter be made, conveyed or transferred to them, or their successors in office, to have and to hold the same : Provided, That nothing in this act contained, shall operate to impair or destroy in anywise the superintendance and controul given in the law to the Senatus Academicus of this State, over the public schools instituted or supported by public money or

funds of the same.

. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the trustees aforesaid, and their successors in office, shall be, and they are hereby declared to be capable of using all other necessary and lawful means for securing and defending any property, debts or demands whatsoever, which they may claim or demand in right of said institution.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That should any vacancy happen by death, resignation, removal or otherwise, of any of the trustees of said Academy hereby authorised and established, it shall be filled in such manner as a majority of the remaining trustees may point out in their regulations, at their first meeting after the passing of this act, or at any meeting thereafter : Provided, it shall be the duty of said trustees to cause the same to be filled.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the said trustees shall have power to elect a Treasurer, who shall give bond with approved secarity, to the said trustees for the tinte being, and their successors in office, in the sum of two thousand (dollars,] for the faithful discharge of the trust reposed in him.

Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws, militating against the true intent and meaning of this act, be, and the same are hereby repealed.

ASBURY HULL,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, Dec. 26, 1831.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to repeal an act passed December the twenty

fourth, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, to add the Academic funds of the county of Telfair, to the poor school funds of said county.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, the above recited act, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid,
That Thomas S. Swain, Lucius Church, James A. Rogers,
Henry Simmons, Jun'r. and John Coffee, be, and they are
hereby appointed commissioners of said Academy.

ASBURY HULL,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

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Assented to, Dec. 27, 1831,

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to authorise the payment to the trustees of the

Crawford county Academy, of all arrears or dividends now due or to which said institution may be entitled, and to provide for the payment to the same, of all dividends that may hereafter be declared in favour thereof.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enasted by the authority of the same, That his Excellency the Governor, be, and he is hereby authorised and required to draw his warrant on the treasury in favor of the Crawford county Academy, for all [arrears) or dividends that may now be due or to which the said Academy may be entitled, and

to pay

the same to the trustees, or any of them of, tbe said institution--any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

ASBURY HULL,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate..

Assented to, Dec. 28, 1831.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Govornor.

AN ACT to authorise William Smith, trustee of the poor

school fund of Lowndes county, toʻloan out the said fund, and to collect any and all of the said fund that is already loaned out or otherwise due, on certain conditions.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Housė of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That William Smith, trustee of the poor school fund of Lowndes county, be, and he is hereby authorised to loan out all the poor school fund of said county, that he may have in hand, or that he may hereafter get in hand: Provided, the person or persons borrowing said fund, shall give good and sufficient security in small notes, due at twelve months after date, and with interest from the time of borrowing.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said William Smith, trustee aforesaid, be, and he is hereby authorised and required to collect all or any of the poor school fund that may be due at the time of the pas sage of this act, and also collect what may fall due hereaf

ter.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the said William Smith, trustee aforesaid, shall at all times make a shewing to the Inferior Court of Lowndes county, whenever they shall call upon him, for to make a shewing of his actings and doings as trustee of the poor school fund of Lowndelikewise lie annual reports to the Legislature

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