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An Act Relating to School District No. 30, for the White Race in Nash County.

1897 Public Laws: Chapter 48

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Pages 96-97.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the following territory in Nash County is hereby constituted, School District No. Thirty (30) for the white race, to-wit: all territory being and lying within the following boundaries: Beginning in Turkey Creek at the mouth of Driving Branch, thence running up said branch to the Wilson Road between Samuel Murray's and William Cove's, thence in a straight line to the north-west corner of Jessie Morgan's land, thence with his line to the north-east corner; thence in a straight line to the Dyson Pond on Tasnot Swamp, thence in a straight line to the new road at the northern corner of Wesley Bisset's fence, thence south along said road around and including the plantations of William and Frank Dentons, thence in a straight line to the Wilson Road at the south-east corner of Mrs. Tempy Glover's fence, thence in a straight line to G.W. Fincher's around and including his Dean's tract of land, thence in a straight line to the mouth of W. D. Brown's lane, thence along said lane to a bridge over a drain, thence down said drain to John's Branch, thence up said branch to the ford at the James Morgan old place around and including all of E. B. Finche's land, thence in a straight line to the Eastern Ford across Turkey Creek, thence up said creek to the beginning.

Sec. 2. That it shall be unlawful for any person to sell any intoxicating liquors including cider and wine, wathin the limits of said School District in quantities less than five gallons.

Sec. 3. That any person violating the above section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined or imprisoned at the discretion of the court.

Sec. 4. That it shall be unlawful for any person to give away any intoxicating liquors, including cider and wine, at any public gathering within one (1) mile of Mount Pleasant Academy in the aforesaid school district.

Sec. 5. That any person violating the above section shall be fined not less than five ($5.00) dollars, nor more than twenty-five ($25.00) dollars.

Sec. 6. That the present school committee of district number thirty (30) for the white race in Nash County are hereby appointed school committee of the aforesaid district as constituted above to hold as such until the next regular appointment of school committees for the county.

Sec. 7. That this Act shall take effect from and after its ratification.

In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 10th Day of February, 1897.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
A.F. Hileman, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1897.

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

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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