Acts Relating to Lawrence Academy, Groton, Massachusetts, with the By-laws of the Institution

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J. Wilson and son, 1894 - Private schools - 13 pages
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Page 5 - Commonwealth, with reasonable penalties for the good government of the Academy, as to them the said Trustees and their successors, shall, from time to time, according to the various occasions and circumstances, seem most fit and requisite ; all which shall be observed by the officers, scholars and servants of the said Academy, upon the penalties therein contained. Be it further enacted, That the Trustees of the said Academy may have one Common Seal, which they may change at pleasure ; and that all...
Page 4 - Thorn, be, and they hereby are, formed into, constituted and made a Body Politic and Corporate, by the name of the...
Page 3 - Academy, for the purpose of promoting piety and virtue, and for the education of youth, in the English, Latin, and Greek languages...
Page 4 - College; and that said corporation shall be capable of taking and holding in fee simple or any less estate, by gift, grant, bequest, devise or otherwise, any lands, tenements or other estate, real or personal [provided, that the clear annual income of the same shall not exceed thirty thousand dollars].1 SECT.
Page 5 - Seal, at their pleasure; and that they may sue and be sued, in all actions, real, personal, and mixed, and prosecute and defend the same unto final judgment and execution, by the name of the President and Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Page 3 - Whereas, The encouragement of literature among the rising generation has ever been considered by the wise and good as an object of the most serious attention, and as the prosperity and happiness of a free people greatly depend upon the advantages arising from a pious and learned education,
Page 4 - ... given, granted, or assigned to the said trustees, shall be confirmed to the said trustees, and their successors, in that trust forever, for the uses...
Page 5 - Trustees shall not, at any one time, be more than eleven nor less than seven ; five of whom shall constitute a quorum to do business, and that a majority of said trustees shall consist of inhabitants of the town of Lynn.
Page 3 - Council and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same ; that there be and hereby is established in the Town of...
Page 4 - Academy, in perpetual succession forever, to be continued in the way and manner hereinafter specified, with full power and authority to elect such officers of the said Academy as they shall judge necessary and convenient, and to make and ordain such laws, orders and rules...

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