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An Act to Provide for Appointments of Trustees for Plymouth Normal School.

1899 Public Laws: Chapter 577

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Pages 772-773.
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The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That so much of chapter one hundred and nineteen of the public laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-seven as empowers the state board of education to appoint trustees for the Colored Normal School at Plymouth be and is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. That W. A. Alexander, Clarence Latham, W. H. Ward, James F. Yeager, Mathias Owens be and are hereby appointed trustees for said school, to hold office from and after the expiration of the term of the present board, for two years and until the qualification of their successors.

Sec. 3. That the board herein appointed shall meet in Plymouth as early as practicable after the expiration of the term of the present board and organize by electing a chairman and treasurer, and the treasurer shall be ex officio secretary of said board.

Sec. 4. That all vacancies occurring on said board shall be filled by the board of education of Washington County, together with the board of aldermen of the town of Plymouth, which shall sit together as one board and be presided over by the mayor of said town.

Sec. 5. That the board of education of Washington County, together with the board of aldermen of the town of Plymouth, shall meet in Plymouth on the first Monday in April, nineteen hundred and one, or as soon thereafter as practicable, and biennially thereafter and elect a board of trustees for said school, which shall hold office for a term of two years.

Sec. 6. That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 7th 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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