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An Act to be Entitled an Act to Authorize the Trustees of Smithfield Academy, Johnston County, to Convey the Same in Fee Simple.

1887 Public Laws: Chapter 401

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1887 - Page 701.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That Jno. B. Beckwith, P. T. Massey, R. D. Lunceford, L. R. Waddell, F. F. Ellis, E. W. Pou, Sr., J. H. Abell, C. Radford, S. R. Morgan, J. G. Rose, L. Eldridge, T. R. Youngblood and A. J. Heath, trustees of the Smithfield Academy, Johnston County, are hereby authorized and empowered to convey in fee simple that lot of land known as the Smithfield Academy lot and the improvements thereon, held in trust by said trustees, to the school committee of white district number forty, to the use of said committee and their successors in office, to be used for educational purposes only for the education of white children.

Sec. 2. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 7th day of March, A.D. 1887.

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 Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 31st, 1887.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.

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