HOPEWELL ACADEMY


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

ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN 
MILLEDGEVILLE, AT A BI-ENNIAL SESSION, IN NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY, 
FEBRUARY & MARCH, 1855-'56. COMPILED, AND NOTES ADDED, By JOHN W. DUNCAN. 
PART II.---LOCAL AND PRIVATE LAWS. 
TITLE I. ACADEMIES, COLLEGES, FREE SCHOOLS, TEACHERS OF POOR, &c. 
OGLETHORPE MEDICAL COLLEGE. 
ACADEMIES AND ASYLUMS. 

1855 Vol. 1 -- Page: 295

Sequential Number: 237 
Law Number: (No. 236.) 

Full Title: An Act to incorporate Hopewell Academy in the county of Fayette, and appoint Trustees for the 
same.

15. SECTION I. Be it enacted, &c., That Charles Smith, Franklin Landrum, Jarrot Handley, M. J. Smith 
and G. R. Sims, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby appointed Trustees of Hopewell 
Academy in the county of Fayette. 

16. Sec. II. And be it further enacted, That the aforesaid Trustees, and their successors in office, be, and 
they are hereby declared to be capable 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 receiving and holding for the use of said 
Academy, all donations, gifts, grants and bequests, of executing and receiving acquittances and of making 
by the vote of a majority of said Trustees, all necessary by-laws for the government of said Academy and 
filling all vacancies that may occur in the Board of Trustees. 

Approval Date: APPROVED, March 1st, 1856.
 


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