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AN ACT to amend an act entitled “ An Act to incorporate

the Madison county Academy, and to appoint Trustees for the same," passed the 13th of Dec. 1823.

See. 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 M. Morton and Charles Jones be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees for Madison County Academy in addition to those already appointed, and that the Trustees of the said Academy, or a majority of them be, and they are hereby authorized to establish branches of the said institution, not exceeding two, and to locate them in any neighbourhood or neighbourhoods in said county, which to them may appear most convenient and beneficial to the citizens of said county.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Academic fund which may be now on hand and unexpended, and that which may hereafter accrue to the said Academy, shall be disbursed and distributed to the original institution and its branches in proportion to the number of students actually taught in each respectively, or in such proportion as the Trustees, or a majority of them, may deem best calculated to promote the purposes of education.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That when the Board of Trustees of said Academy shall fix.upon and establish a branch of said institution in any neighbourhood in said county, two of the Board residing nearest the site of such branch, in conjunction with a freeholder to be appointed by the Board, or a majority of them, shall be competent to employ a teacher, and to examine into and manage the concerns of the branch, and whose duty it shall be to report their actings and doings in the premises to the Board of Trustees at their annual meeting in each and every year.

SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That the said Trustees shall have power to appoint a Secretary and Treasurer, under such restrictions and obligation as they may think necessary to ensure the performance of the duties required of them.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That so much of the said Act to which this Act is amendatory as militates against the same be, and the same is hereby repealed.

THOMAS GLASCOCK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB WOOD,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, 20th Dec. 1834.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to incorporate Hamburg and Camp Creek Acade

mies in the County of Marion.

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 Brown, Sampson English, Elisha Curtis, Archibald Mathews, and Powell Hydrick 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 Hamburg Academy: and that Wilson Colling, Waid H. Hall, Joseph Daniel, Aquilla Diaz, and Joseph Mott 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 Camp Creek Academy.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said Trustees shall be capable of accepting and being invested with all manner of property real and personal, all donations, gifts, grants, and privileges whatsoever which may belong to said institution, or which may hereafter be conveyed or transferred to them or their successors in office, to have and to hold the same for the proper use and benefit of said Academy,

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That when any vacancy may happen by death, resignation, or otherwise, of any of the Trustees of said Academy, the survivors or' a majority of them shall fill the same in such manner as shall be pointed out by the by-laws and regulations of the Trustees aforesaid.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act be, and they are hereby repealed.

THOMAS GLASCOCK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB WOOD,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, 22d Dec. 1834.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to appoint two additional Trustees for the Plea

sant Grove Academy in the County of Paulding. 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 John Brooks and William Malone be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of the Pleasant Grove Academy in the County of Paulding, in addition to those already appointed.

THOMAS GLASCOCK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB WOOD,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, 18th Dec. 1834.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to add three additional Trustees to the Etowah

Academy in the County of Cherokee.

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 that authority, That Philip Kroft, William Lay, and Eli McConnell be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of the Etowah Academy in the County of Cherokee, in addition to those already appointed-any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

THOMAS GLASCOCK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

JACOB WOOD,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, 18th Dec. 1834.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to Amend an act entitled " An Act to Incorpo

rate certain Academies, and to appoint Trustees for the said Academies, and to authorize the Governor to pay over to the Trustees of the Stewart County Academy the Academy-fund coming to said county, passed the 26th day of December, 1831."

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 Kennedy Dennard, Tomlinson Fort, Hollis Boynton, and John Stevenson be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of Stewart County Academy, in addition to those appointed by the before-recited Act.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That so much of the second section of the before-recited Act as militates against this Act be, and the same is hereby repealed.

THOMAS GLASCOCK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JACOB WOOD,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, 20th Dec. 1834.

WILSON LUMPKIN, Governor.

AN ACT to alter the laws relating to County Academies 80

far as relates to the County of Baldwin.

Sec. I. 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 a lot of ground,

not more than two acres, on the south-west corner of the Penitentiary-square, be, and the same is hereby conveyed to the Commissioners of the Academy of Baldwin county, for the purpose of erecting thereon an academy with suitable enclosures, but for no other purpose.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the lots heretofore appropriated for this purpose be sold for the purpose of defraying the expense of erecting buildings on the lot herein conveyed, and that the Commissioners of said academy be authorized to sell the unsold lots in the town of Milledgeville for the same object.

Src. 3. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the term of service of the Commissioners now in office shall expire with the present year, and that the persons who may have entered scholars for the first quarter of the ensuing year shall have power to elect by ballot (each individual giving a note for each child entered by him) three

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