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An Act to Establish a Normal School at Washington, in the County of Beaufort.

1885 Public Laws: Chapter 241

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1885 - Pages 469-470.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the State board of education is empowered and hereby authorized to establish a normal school at Washington, in the county of Beaufort, and for this purpose shall apply five hundred dollars from the fund heretofore appropriated to the University Normal School.

Sec. 2. That the following persons, viz: E. S. Hoyt, C. F. Warren, R. W. Wharton, D. W. Jarvis and W. A. B. Branch, shall be directors of said school, and the said fund of five hundred dollars shall be paid to them and disbursed by them; and the same as directors shall make all necessary reports required by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Sec. 3. That a normal school out of said fund shall be established at Asheville and Winston, and the sum of five hundred dollars of said University normal fund shall be used for each of these schools; and the Governor shall appoint three commissioners for each place named, who shall take charge of the fund and school, and who shall make report of the workings of the same as is provided for for other such schools.

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 6th day of March, A.D. 1885.

Alfred M. Scales, Governor
Charles M. Stedman, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Thomas M. Holt, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 18th, 1885.

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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