FAYETTEVILLE ACADEMY


Source: [Title, See Below], [Georgia Legislative Documents], [Georgia Department of Archives and History],
presented in the Digital Library of Georgia

Georgia Acts of the General Asse 1824 November 
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1824 Vol. 1 -- Page: 17

Sequential Number: 011 

Short Title: To incorporate the Fayetteville academy in the county of Fayette, and to appoint trustees for the 
same. 
Type: AN ACT

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of [Illegible Text] in General 
Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That James Head, [Illegible Text] 
[Illegible Text] [Illegible Text] Gay, William Gilliland, senior, and [Illegible Text] G [Illegible Text], 
[Illegible Text] and they are [Illegible Text] appointed, and they and their [Illegible Text] in office, shall 
and they are hereby declared to be a [Illegible Text] corporate and politic, under the name and [Illegible 
Text] of the Trustees of the Fayette County Academy, with the [Illegible Text] of using a common seal.

Page: 18

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That said trustees shall be capable in law to sue and be sued, plead and 
be impleaded, and shall be authorised to make such bye-laws and regulations as may be necessary for the 
government of said academy, and for the advancement of literature in the same: Provided, such bye-laws be 
not repugnant to the constitution and laws of this state; and may appoint such officers as they may think 
proper, and remove the same from office for improper conduct or neglect of duty.

SEC. 3. 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, privileges and immunities 
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 benefit and [Illegible Text] of 
said academy.

SEC. 4. 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 [Illegible Text] ont by the bye laws and regulations of said institution: Provided, that 
nothing in this act contained shall be construed so as to prevent the Senatus Academicus from the rights of 
inspecting said institution, as now by law pointed out.

JOHN ABERCROMBIE,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

ALLEN B. POWELL,

President of the Senate.

G. M. TROUP, Governor.

Approval Date: Assented to, Dec. 9, 1824.


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