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An Act to Establish a School District Out of Part of Ashe and Alleghany Counties.

1899 Public Laws: Chapter 458

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Page 587.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the hereinafter described territory, being a portion of Ashe and Alleghany counties, shall become, be and remain a school district for the two counties: Beginning in the Virginia state line and west bank of New River and running thence west with said state line to the J. F. Green old brick store house; thence down and with Grassy Creek so as to include Mrs. Riley Blevin's residence to the mouth of said creek; thence down and with New River to first station.

Sec. 2. That said district shall receive its pro rata share of the public school fund from each of said counties according to the number of children of school age and entitled to the benefit of the public free schools living in said district and within each of said counties.

Sec. 3. That the portion of said district lying in each county respectively shall be governed by the laws of the county and its officers in which it lies except that it shall belong to this district, hereinbefore laid out, and receive and use its school funds in said district.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall be in force from and after the first day of May, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine.

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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