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An Act to Grant a Town Lot in the City of Raleigh to Trustees to be Used for the Education of Children.

1868-1869 Public Laws: Chapter LI

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1868-69 - Page 125.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That a certain lot of land and the improvement thereon, situated and lying in the northwestern portion of the City of Raleigh, on the corner of Dawson and Lane street, and bounded as follows, viz: beginning at the intersection of Dawson and Lane streets, running thence northwardly with Dawson Street two hundred and fifteen feet, thence westwardly and parallel with Lane Street one hundred and twenty-eight feet, thence southwardly and parallel with Dawson Street two hundred and fifteen feet to Lane Street, thence with Lane Street eastwardly one hundred and twenty-eight feet to the beginning, be, and the same is hereby granted to James H. Harris, Alexis Long, Benjamin Rhodes, Oliver Roane and Moses Patterson, and their lawful successors, as Trustees for the period of ninety-nine years, upon the express trust that the same shall be held and used for the purpose of a school for the education of children residing in and near the City of Raleigh.

Sec. 2. The Trustees shall always reside in the City of Raleigh.

Sec. 3. In case of any vacancy in the Board of Trustees hereby appointed, either from death, disqualification, by reason of removal from Raleigh, or resignation, the remaining Trustees shall fill such vacancy.

Sec. 4. The property described and granted in section one of this Act shall be exempt from State, County and City taxation.

Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect from the date of its ratification.

Ratified the 19th day of February, A.D., 1869.

William W. Holden, Governor
Joseph W. Holden, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Tod R. Caldwell, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, September 1st, 1869.

I, Henry J. Menninger, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
public acts and resolutions on file in this office.

Henry J. Menninger,
Secretary of State.

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