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ACTS

OF THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

State of Georgia,

PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE

AT AN

ANNUAL SESSION

IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER,

1831.

PUBLISHED'BY AUTHORITY.

MILLEDGEVILLE:

PRINCB.. RAQLAND, PRINTERS.

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AN ACT to incorporate certain Academies, and to appoint

trustees for the said Academies, and to authorise tho Governor to pay over to the Trustees of the Stewart county Academy, the Academy fund coming to 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 Vincent R. Thornton, William King, Robert Newson, James Pollard and James Calton, be, and they are hereby appointed, and they, and their successors in office, are hereby declared to be a body corporate, by the name and under the title of the trustees of the Thornton Academy, in the county of Greene.

Sec. 2. And that William Hilliard, Bryan Bedingfield, Henry Andolph, Benjamin H. Brown, Henry W. Jernigan,

Mordecai McS. Wadworth and Galby Mathews, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby appointed and de clared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the Trustees of Stewart Academy, in the county of Stewart.

Sec. 3. And that Collier Foster, John Chambless, James Bell, Allen Martin and Shelman Durham, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby appointed and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the trustees of the Jackson Academy, in the county of Monroe.

Sec. 4. And that Wilson Williams, Julius C. Alford, Rufus Broom, James Herring, John E. Gage, William A. Redd and Joseph Poythress, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby appointed and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the trustees of the La Grange Female Academy, in the county of Troup.

Sec. 5. And that Jacob King, James Birdsong, James Furguson, Joseph M. Calloway and James Torbert; and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby appointed and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the trustees of the La Fayette Academy, in the county of Upson.

Sec. 6. And that John D. Chapman, John Hill, Charles Hulsey, Sen'r. William Lumpkin, and John A. Jones, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby appointed and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the trustees of the Lyceum Academy, in the county of Carroll.

Sec. 7. And that Alexander Pearre, Samuel Crump, William Meriwether; Humphrey Evans, William Jones, James Toole, and Archers Avery; and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby appointed and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the trustees of the Oak Hill Academy, in the county of Columbia.

Séc. 8. And that Thomas Anburg, Nathaniel Lipscomb, William B. W: Dent, George W. Turrentine, and Thomas. c. Pinkard, and their successors in office, be, and they are liereby appointed and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the Franklin Academy, in the county of Heara. 219 to ans !!

Sec. 9. 'And that Mariner Culpeper, William C. Redding, and John, Shockley, and their successors in office, be, and

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they are hereby appointed trustees and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the Jefferson Academy, in Monroe county.

Sec. 10. And that Timothy Mathews, J. G. Rains, James Phillips, Thomas Redding, and Frederick D. Wimberly, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby appointed trustees, and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and title of the County Line Academy, in Monroe county. Sec. 11. That Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Farish .

yarter, Seaton Grantland, James Bozeman, Green Jordan, Samuel Rockwell, and Thomas W. Baxter, and their successors in office, be and they are hereby appointed and declared to be a body corporate, under the name and style of the trustees for the Scottsboro' Male Academy, in the county of Baldwin.

Sec. 12. That William A. Sharp, Elisha Davis, Jeremiah A. Sharp, William Davis, and Thomas Chappel, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the trustees of Stone Creek Academy, in the county of Twiggs.

Sec. 13. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That James W. Jones, be appointed one of the trustees of the Hall county Academy, and have full power to act accordingly.

Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That John Hunt, Joseph Joseph Thompson, & Wm. Britt, be and they are hereby appointed as additional trustees to the Randolph Academy.

Sec. 15. And that John McCall, David B. Halstead, Jacob Watson, Robert N. Taylor, and John Bozeman, be appointed trustees for the Hawkinsville Academy, in the county of Pulaski.

Sec. 17. Each of said corporations shall have the privi. lege of using a common seal.

Sec. 18. And be it further enacted, That the several trustees in their corporate capacities, be, and they are hereby declared to be vested with the several rights, and immunities, and subject to the same regulations as are set forth and erbodied in an act of the General Assembly, passed on the ninth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, entitled "An act, to incorporate the Lawrenceville Academy, in the county of Gwinnett, and to appoint trustees for the same."

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