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An Act Relating to the Public Schools in Buncombe County.

1899 Public Laws: Chapter 455

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Pages 585-586.
Click Here to view the March 7, 1899 Act, as described in Section 1 and Section 3 below.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the county board of school directors shall meet in the city of Asheville on the second Monday of March, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and shall at said meeting perform all the duties prescribed in the Act passed at this session of the general assembly, entitled "An Act to Revise and Consolidate the Public School Law," to be performed on any day mentioned in said last-named Act, and shall meet thereafter on the days mentioned in said Act.

Sec. 2. That the township school trustees and the county superintendent of schools to be elected by said board of school directors shall enter upon the discharge of the duties of their offices immediately after their election on the said second Monday in March, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine.

Sec. 3. That the school committee of each district and all other officers provided for in said Act to revise and consolidate the "public school law" shall enter at once upon the discharge of the duties prescribed in said Act and be clothed with all the powers therein granted.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall only apply to the county of Buncombe.

Sec. 5. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 6th day of March, A.D. 1899.

Daniel L. Russell, Jr., Governor
Charles A. Reynolds, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate
Henry Groves Connor, Speaker of the House of Representatives

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, April 28th, 1899.

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

Cyrus Thompson,
Secretary of State.

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