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An Act to Increase School Facilities in Portions of Rowan and Iredell Counties.

1889 Public Laws: Chapter 351

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1889 - Pages 345-346.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That for the purposes hereinafter named the following territory in Rowan County is hereby constituted school district No. 2, to-wit: Beginning at the present southernmost corner of the present district No. 2, being the corner of Iredell and Rowan counties, thence following the present eastern boundary to a point in the Salisbury public road at Richard Smith's; thence westerly and northwesterly so as to include the lands of William Smith, of the late D. K. Woods, of the late John Leazar, of John R. Weddington and R. L. Weddington, of John E. Jamison, of Louisa Jamison and of the Raymers place, passing around the northern boundary of these farms to the Iredell line, and thence with that line to the beginning.

Sec. 2. That the remaining forms of the present district No. 2 lying east of the western branch of Sill's Creek shall be and are hereby assigned to district No.___, being the Corrisher District, and those remaining forms of the present district No. 2 lying west of said branch of Sill's Creek shall be and are hereby assigned to district No. 1, being the Hart District in Mount Ulla Township.

Sec. 3. That Joseph F. McLean, John M. Brown and L. A. Fesperman are hereby appointed the school committee of school district No. 2, as constituted above, to hold as such until the next regular appointment of school committees for the county.

Sec. 4. That school district No. 2, as above constituted, may co-operate and unite with school district No. 100, in Iredell County, for the purpose of enjoying the benefit of a public school common to both districts, and to this end the committees of the two districts referred to may agree upon a teacher and employ the same to teach at a place to be agreed upon by the two committees.

Sec. 5. That the teacher of such school above provided for shall be required to have a certificate only from the superintendent of public instruction of one of either of the counties of Rowan or Iredell. The school committees of both districts and the teacher of the school shall make all reports as now required by law to the superintendents of the respective counties.

Sec. 6. That this Act shall apply equally and alike in all respects to the schools for both races, the committee appointed in section three of this act being the committee for both races, and the district for the colored race being co-incident and co-terminal with the district for the white race.

Sec. 7. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 9th day of March, A.D. 1889.

Daniel G. Fowle, Governor
Thomas M. Holt, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Augustus Leazar, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 6, 1889.

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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