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OF THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

STATE OF GEORGIA,

PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE

AT AN

ANNUAL SESSION

IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER,

1835.

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.

MILLEDGEVILLE:

JOHN A. CUTHBERT, PRINTER.

1836.

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ACTS

OF THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

STATE OF GEORGIA.

PASSED IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1835.

ACADEMIES.

AN ACT to repeal the first section of an act passed the 24th

December, 1833, to appoint Trustees for the Sumter County Academy, at Americus, and to appoint Trustees for 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 William Pegg, Mark M. Brown, John T. M•Crary, Jesse Harris and Thomas Gardener, and their successors in office, are hereby appointed Trustees of the Sumter County Academy at Americus; and they are hereby declared to be a body corporate, by the name and under the title of the Trustees of the Sumter County Academy at Americus, with the privilege of using a common seal.

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SEC. 2. And be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws heretofore passed appointing or authorizing the appointment of Trustees of the Sumter County Academy

at Americus be, and the same is hereby repealed, so far as relates to the appointment of Trustees, and no farther.

JOSEPH DAY,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

ROBERT M. ECHOLS, .

1. President of the Senate.

Assented 10, 21st Dec. 1835.

WILLIAM SCHLEY, Governor.

AN ACT to be entitled an act to alter and amend an act

to incorporate the Carrollton Academy, in the county of Carroll, and appoint Trustees for the same, so far as relates to the appointing of Trustees.

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, Giles S. Boggess, Appleton Manderville, Henry Curtis and Thomas Espy be appointed a board of Commissioners for Carrollton Academy, whose duty it shall be to open a subscription for Students to said institution.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said Commis. sioners shall convene at the Academy on the second Saturday in January next, and hold an election for five Trustees; and in such election all subscribers to the institution shall be entitled to one vote for each Student subscribed, and the person's so elected shall take an oath for the faithful performance of their duty as Trustees, and continue in office for one year, and until their successors are elected and qualified.

SEC. 3. Be it further enacted, That there shall be an

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annual election for five Trustees for said Academy, to be held on the second Saturday in January ; and in case of failure to hold said election as aforesaid, it shall be the duty of the Commissioners or Trustees to order an election at any subsequent time they may think proper, by giving five days notice previous to the day of election.

SEC. 4. Be it further enacted, That in all cases where vacancies shall occur, either by death, removal, resignation, or otherwise, it shall be the duty of the remaining Trustees to fill such vacancies by election as aforesaid.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act be, and the same is hereby repealed.

JOSEPH DAY,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

ROBERT M. ECHOLS,

President of the Senate.

Assented to, 21st Dec. 1835.

WILLIAM SCHLEY, Governor.

AN ACT to establish and fix the name of the Female Aca

demy at Forsyth, and Chapel Hill Academy, both in the county of Monroe, and to incorporate the same and appoint the Trustees thereof.

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 immediately from and after the passage of this act, the Female Academy at Forsyth, in the county of Monroe, shall be called and known by the name of the “ Forsyth Female Academy.” And that Jesse Dunn, Henry Long;

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