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An Act to Amend Section Six (6), Chapter 254, Public Laws of 1889, Relative to the Public Schools in the Town of Littleton.

1897 Public Laws: Chapter 155

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1897 - Page 211.
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The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That section six (6), chapter two hundred and fifty-four (254), entitled "An Act to Establish Public Schools for the Town of Littleton," with a special tax supplemental thereto, be and the same is hereby repealed, and the following inserted in lieu thereof of "section six."

That Howard Browning, W. A. Johnston, J. E. McCraw, J. J. Williams and H. J. Cordle be and the same are hereby constituted a board of trustees for the white schools; and W. F. Young, George W. Dowtin, W. H. Shaw, Joe Hall and James H. Cousins be and the same are hereby constituted a board of trustees for the colored school. Said boards of trustees shall have exclusive control of their respective schools.

That the respective boards shall have power to fill all vacancies that may occur, to employ teachers and do all such acts as may be necessary to carry on said schools, and shall have no compensation for their services.

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

Ratified the 26th day of February, A.D. 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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