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AN ACT to incorporate certain Academies therein named
and to appoint Trustees for the same, and to confer certain powers, rights, and privileges upon the same.
. 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 Jinkin Wilson, Eaton Bancks, Henry S. Smith, Richard
Turner, and Trige M. Hardwick, and their successors in office be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of the Pleasant Academy in the county of Jasper; who shall have full power to fill all vacancies which may happen in their Board, and to be entitled to all the rights, privileges, and immunities which are conferred by this law upon any Academy.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That Cullin Lockett, William H. Pritchard, Alexander Spencer, James J. Bancks, Robert Tripp, John Sneed, and Thomas Stanford be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of the Female Academy in the town of Culloden, with power to add to their number, if desired by the Board, and to fill such vacancies as may occur in the Board, and to have all the rights, privileges, and immunities which by this law are conferred upon any Academy.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Gibson Clarke, Bushrod Pettit, Guy W. Smith, Henly Varner, Thomas D. Johnson, and Jonathan M. Peck be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of the Henry County Academy at the town of McDonough, in addition to the number already allowed by law; and the said Commissioners herein named, and their successors in office, shall be vested with the privileges, immunities, and legal authorities from the passage of this Act which are by law vested in the Trustees of said Academy by the Act incorporating the
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Richard Pace, John Martin, Elisha Perryman, Isham Broocks, and William Maddox, and their successors in office be, and they are hereby declared Trustees of Pace's Academy in the county of Putnam, and as such are hereby declared to be a body corporate, with the power of suing and being sued, of pleading and being impleaded, of having, holding, and conveying property real and personal belonging to said Academy, of making and using a common seal, and of doing all other things appertaining to said Corporation.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the Trustees of said Academy shall have full power and authority to adopt such by-laws and regulations for the government of the same: Provided such by-laws and regulations are not repugnant to the Constitution and Laws of the State or of the United States.
SEC. 6. And be it further enacted, That any vacancies which may happen in said Board of Trustees by death, resignation, or otherwise, the subscribers shall, upon ten days public_notice, assemble at the said Academy, and by ballot elect Trustees to fill any such vacancies: Provided that any two or more freeholders, residents of said county and not subscribers, shall preside at said election; and Provided that said election shall be determined by a majority of the votes of the subscribers present and voting.
Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That the said Trustees as a body corporate shall be capable of accepting and being vested with all manner of property real and personal, all donations, gifts, grants, bequests, privileges, and immunities whatsoever, which may belong to said institution, or to be hereafter conveyed to them and their successors in office, to have and to hold the same to the proper use, benefit, and behoof of said Academy.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That William Murphee, Matthew Jones, Jesse Cox, Fielding J. Brown, Allen Junning, Addison E. Harris, and James Grubbs, and their successors in office be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of the Bark Camp Academy in the county of Burke; and that when any vacancy shall happen in the Board of Trustees to fill the same by a majority of the Trustees; and they shall be entitled to receive a portion of the Academy fund of the county of Burke, and shall have all the immunities and rights conferred by this Act upon any other Academy therein mentioned.
Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That William Fish, Alexander Irwin, Benjamin Sessions, Benjamin Tarberton, and William B. Glenn, and their successors in office be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees for Union Academy, in the county of Washington, to be entitled to all the privileges and benefits, and under the same provisions of other incorporated Academies in said county.
Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That Moses Jones, William W. Welbourn, Drury Kindrick, William O. Rutledge, Abraham Miles, John P. Hardy, and Nathaniel J. Scott, and their successors in office be, and they are hereby declared to be a body corporate, by the name and under the style of the Trustees of the Prospect Academy in Harris County; and they are as such declared to be capable of using a common seal, of suing and being sued, of pleading and being impleaded in the several courts of law and equity in this State, of receiving and holding for the use of said Academy all donations, gifts, grants, and bequests, of executing and receiving titles to property, of executing and receiving acquittances, for making such by-laws, not contrary to the Constitution and Laws of this State, as they may deem proper for the government of said Academy, of removing, by a vote of the majority, all officers for a neglect of duty or improper conduct, and of filling all vacancies that may occur by death, resignation, or otherwise.