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An Act to Establish a Normal School at Trinity College, Davidson College and Wake Forest College.

1879 Public Laws: Chapter 226

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1879 - Pages 385-386.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That a normal school may be established at Trinity College, in Randolph County, at Davidson College, in Mecklenburg County, the University, at Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest College, in Wake County, for the purpose of training teachers of both sexes for the common schools of the state, the said school to be established by the faculties of said colleges under the general direction and control of the state board of education.

Sec. 2. That upon such conditions and requisitions as the state board of education may determine these normal schools shall have the power to issue certificates to teachers, which certificates shall authorize the holders thereof to teach public schools and draw their pay in any county of the state without subject to further examination.

Sec. 3. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification, and all laws and clauses of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.

Ratified the 13th day of March, A.D. 1879.

Thomas J. Jarvis, Governor
John M. Moring, Speaker of the House of Representatives
James L. Robinson, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 19th, 1879.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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