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An Act to Amend Chapter Two Hundred and Thirty-One, Laws of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-One.

1883 Public Laws: Chapter 377

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1883 - Page 558.
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The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That chapter two hundred and thirty-one, laws of one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, entitled "An Act to Establish a Graded School in the Town of Durham," be amended by striking out the word "annually," in section four, line five, and inserting the words "one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three," and "biennially," and that the word "three," in same line, be changed to "four;" that the word "Orange," in line ten of said section be changed to "Durham;" that all after the word "Durham" in line ten of same section, down to and including the word "till," in line thirteen, be stricken out. That the following be added to section four: "all vacancies occurring in the board of education and learning shall be filled by the said board."

Sec. 2. That a new section, to be known as section seven, be inserted as follows: "That the public school money which shall from time to time be collected under the general school law for public school purposes, for the white children in said town of Durham, shall be applied for keeping up the public graded school for the whites, under the orders and direction of the Durham graded school committee for white children."

Sec. 3. That section seven be changed to section eight.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 12th day of March, A.D. 1883.

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

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 24th, 1883.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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