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An Act to Allow Certain Persons in Jackson County to Attend Public School in Whittier, and Swain County.

1891 Public Laws: Chapter 475

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1891 - Pages 538-539.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the county board of education of Jackson County be and the same are hereby authorized and empowered, if in their judgment they think it best, to allow all persons of public school age in said county within one mile of Whittier Bridge to attend the public school at Whittier, Swain County, North Carolina.

Sec. 2. That the portion of this public school district which may lie in Jackson County shall have at least one school committeeman, and he shall report the number of children of school age in this territory to the county superintendent of Jackson County, and the treasurer of said county is hereby authorized to pay the teacher of said school the amount of money due the students who are permitted to attend this school from Jackson County: Provided, such teacher shall have complied with the provisions of the public school law, and his voucher shall have been signed by the county superintendent of public instruction of Jackson County.

Sec. 3. That the boundaries mentioned in section one of this Act shall be subject to change by the county board of education of said county as any district line.

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

Ratified the 9th day of March, A.D. 1891.

Daniel G. Fowle, Governor
Thomas M. Holt, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Rufus A. Doughton, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, June 13, 1891.

I, Octavius Coke, Secretary of State, hereby certify that the fore-
going are true copies of the original acts and resolutions on file in
this office.

Octavius Coke,
Secretary of State.

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