Source: Colonial Records Of North Carolina Written: 1787 Acts of the North Carolina General Assembly, 1787 North Carolina. General Assembly 1787 Volume 24, Pages 885-951 CHAPTER XXXIV. An Act to Appoint a Trustee in the Room of James Sampson, Esquire, Deceased, who together with others was Appointed a Trustee for the Purpose therein mentioned by an Act of Assembly passed at Fayetteville, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, entitled “An Act to Vest in Trustees certain Powers for the benefit of Elizabeth Torrens and her children.” Whereas by an Act of the General Assembly passed at Fayetteville the sixth day of January one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, James Kenan, John Molten and James Sampson, Esquires, were appointed trustees for the purposes therein mentioned: And whereas the said James Sampson hath since deceased, whereby the intentions of said act has not had its effect: And whereas the said Elizabeth Torrens is desirous that a proper person should be appointed in the room and stead of the said deceased: In order therefore that the said Act should have its proper effect: I. Be it Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby Enacted by the authority of the same, That David Smith be and he is hereby nominated and appointed a trustee in the room and stead of James Sampson, Esquire, deceased, who on complying with the requisites of the said recited act, is hereby declared to have equal powers and authorities with those appointed in and by the said act, and shall be subject to the like restrictions and penalties.
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