FAYETTE COUNTY ACADEMY


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ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED AT 
MILLEDGEVILLE, AT AN ANNUAL SESSION; IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1823. 
Resolutions WHICH ORIGINATED IN SENATE. 

1823 Vol. 1 -- Page: 211

Sequential Number: 162

IN SENATE, Nov. 10, 1823.

Resolved, That Wyatt Heffing, James Head, Alexander Ware, Ephraim Pennington, Collin Alford James T. 
Wafer, and William Gilliland be and they are hereby appointed commissioners of the academy for the 
county of Fayette.

Approval Date: Approved, Nov. 18, 1823.



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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, 1828. 
[missing title] 
Academies. 

1828 Vol. 1 -- Page: 10

Sequential Number: 006 

Full Title: AN ACT to authorise certain Commissioners therein named, to raise by lottery the sum of ten 
thousand dollars for the benefit of the Fayette county academy.

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 Morton N. Burch, L. Goodwin, Nathaniel 
[Illegible Text] and Jesse J. Robinson, Esqrs. together with the present trustees of the Fayette county 
Academy, and their [Illegible Text] in office, be and they are hereby authorised to raise by lottery, a sum 
not exceeding ten thousand dollars, for the benefit of said academy.

Sec. 2 And be it further enacted, That said Commissioners are hereby authorised to divide said lottery into 
as many separate schemes or drawings as in their judgment shall best suit the interest of said academy; and 
any sum or sums of money which may be raised by said commissioners under and by virtue of this act, 
after deducting the necessary expenses of said lottery, shall be by them paid into the hands of the trustees of 
said academy, for the benefit thereof.

IRBY HUDSON,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS STOCKS,

President of the Senate.

JOHN FORSYTH, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to Dec. 8, 1828.



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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, 1836. 
ACTS of the General Assembly of the STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN NOVEMBER AND 
DECEMBER, 1836. 
ACADEMIES. 

1836 Vol. 1 -- Page: 7

Sequential Number: 005 
Type: AN ACT, 

Full Title: To incorporate the Fayette County Academy, and 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 Young Mann, William Herring, 
Tandy D. King, Thomas Byrne and William W. Coker, 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 Fayette County Academy.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Trustees aforesaid, and their successors in office, be, and they 
are hereby invested with the power of using a common seal, of suing and being sued, pleading and being 
impleaded, in the several courts of law and equity in this State; of making all necessary by-laws for their 
government; of holding title to, and conveying real and personal estate, and of doing all other things, and of 
enjoying all other immunities, not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of this State, which may be 
necessary to the well being of said corporation, and of filling any vacancy that may take place in their body.

Sec. 3. 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.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That his Excellency the Governor, be, and he is 
hereby authorized to draw his warrant on the Treasurer, in favor of the Trustees of Fayette County 
Academy, for such dividends as may be due said institution, on the application of any one of the Trustees, 
any law to the contrary, notwithstanding.

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.

WILLIAM SCHLEY, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to, Dec. 24, 1836.


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