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            ROBERT BOWIE, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.

and government of fifteen trustees, and be perpetuated in the manner
hereinafter mentioned.

    1811.

CHAP. 215.

    2.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That Thomas Hope, David Street,
Joshua Rutledge, John Moores, William Smith, (of Samuel,)
Henry Dorsey, Doctor Hugh Whiteford, John Street, John Forwood,
Elijah Davis, John Jolley and Paca Smith, be and they are hereby
appointed trustees of the said academy; and the said trustees,
and their successors, to be elected in the manner hereinafter mentioned,
shall be and they are hereby erected, established and declared 
to be, one community, corporation and body politic, with
perpetual succession in deed and in law, to all intents and purposes
connected with the said institution, by the name and style of The
Harford County Academy, by which name and title they, the said
trustees and their successors, shall be competent and capable in law
and in equity to take and to hold to themselves, and their successors,
for the use of the said academy, any estate in any messuages,
lands and tenements, annuities, goods, chattels, monies or effects,
by the gift, grant, bargain, sale, conveyance, devise or bequest,
of any person or persons whatsoever, provided the same do
not exceed in the whole the clear yearly value of five thousand dollars;
and the same messuages, lands and tenements, and other estate,
real or personal, to farm-let, and put out on interest, for the
use of the said academy, in such manner as to them, or a majority
of them, shall seem most beneficial to the institution, and to receive
the rents, issues, profits, income and interest of the same,
and to apply the emoluments thereof to the proper use and advancement
of the said academy.
Trustees appointed
and incorporated
—their powers.
    3.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That at all times for ever hereafter,
when any vacancy or vacancies shall happen in the said community
of trustees, by the death, resignation or refusal, of any one or
more of the members thereof, or by the wilful neglect of any one
or more of them to attend the meetings of the board of trustees
for the space of two years, the remaining trustees, or a majority of
them, shall, with all convenient speed, proceed to elect, by ballot,
other sensible and discreet person or persons of the said county, to
be the trustee or trustees to supply such vacancy or vacancies, and
in like manner shall all future vacancies be supplied by the said
trustees, and their successors, or a majority of them, so as to perpetuate
the number of fifteen persons as trustees of the said academy
for ever.
Vacancies, how to
be supplied.
    4.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said trustees and their successors,
by the name and style aforesaid, shall be capable in law to 
sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in any court or courts,
and before any judge, justice or justices, within this state and elsewhere,
in all and all manner of suits, complaints, pleas, causes,
matters and demands, of whatsoever kind, nature or form they be;
and all and every other matter or thing to do therein, in as full
and effectual manner as any person or persons, bodies politic or
corporate within this state in like cases may or can do or perform;
and the said trustees, or their successors, or a majority of them,
shall have full power and authority to have, make and use, one
common seal, with such device and inscriptions as they shall think
proper, and therewith to pass and authenticate the certificates, acts
Privileges and authorities.


 
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