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An Act to Make a Donation of a Lot Belonging to the State and an Appropriation of Five Thousand Dollars for the Purpose of Establishing an Institution for the Colored Deaf and Dumb and Blind.

1872-73 Public Laws: Chapter CXXXIV

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1872-73 - Pages 212-213.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That a lot of land belonging to the State of North Carolina, situated in the city of Raleigh in the southeastern part of said city, bounded on the west by Bloodworth Street, on the north by Lenoir Street, on the east by East Street, and on the south by the lands of John W. B. Watson, containing about one acre, be and the same is donated and appropriated to the Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind for the purpose of establishing thereon buildings for the accommodation of the colored pupils of said institution.

Sec. 2. That for the purpose of constructing suitable buildings thereon for that purpose, the sum of five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, which said sum shall be paid by the Treasurer of the State to the treasurer of said institution upon the order of the board of directors.

Sec. 3. That the treasurer of the said institution shall give bond in the sum of ten thousand dollars, conditioned that he will faithfully account for said money, which bond shall be filed with the Public Treasurer.

Sec. 4. That the sum of money herein appropriated shall be applied by the directors of the said institution to the construction of said buildings and to no other purposes whatever.

Sec. 5. That the directors of said institution shall make report to the next session of the General Assembly of their action taken in pursuance of this Act.

Sec. 6. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 1st day of March, 1873.

Tod R. Caldwell, Governor
James L. Robinson, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Charles H. Brogden, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, March 19th, 1873.

I, William H. Howerton, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

William H. Howerton,
Secretary of State.

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