ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1840.
1840 Vol. 1 — Page: 13-14
Sequential Number: 010
Full Title: AN ACT to incorporate the several Academies he rein named, and to appoint Trustees for the same, and to confer certain rights and privileges upon the same.
Section 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 passing of this act, the Mount Horeb Grand Valley Academy, in the county of Pulaski, shall be called and known by the name aforesaid; and that Edward Holmes, Micajah Johnston, Theophilus Sutton, Willis B. Reeves, Burwell B. Dykes, Isaac Buckhalter, Blackshare Bryan, and John W. Barkwell, Esquires, and their successors in office, be, and they are hereby declared to be a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the Trustees of the Mount Horeb Grand Valley Academy, and as such, shall be capable and liable in law to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, and shall be authorized to make such by-laws and regulations as may be necessary for the government of said Academy.
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Sec. 12. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws or parts of laws militating against this act be, and the same are hereby repealed.
CHARLES J. JENKINS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
President of the Senate.
CHARLES J. McDONALD, Governor.
Approval Date: Assented to, 19th December, 1840.
Source: Georgia Legislative Documents, Galileo Digital Initiative Database, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia, http://metis.galib.uga.edu/ssp/cgi-bin/legis-idx.pl?sessionid=b1fbdecb-55e8794e53-7181&type=law&byte=19701928.