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An Act to Provide a System of Sewerage for the College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.

1899 Public Laws: Chapter 704

Public Laws and Resolutions of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1899 - Page 890.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That A. Q. Holliday, W. O. Riddick and J. R. Rogers are hereby appointed and constituted a commission and are hereby; authorized, directed and empowered to hare constructed a sewer from the College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts to and connecting with the sewer system of the city of Raleigh. The said commission is hereby given full power to lay-off and have constructed the said sewer in such manner as they may deem proper, and it is empowered to contract with adjacent residents and allow them to connect with the sewer upon payment of a proper sum for said privilege.

Sec. 2. The expense of building said sewer shall be defrayed by the College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts if it has money available for that purpose, and if there be no funds so available the state treasurer is hereby empowered to advance the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the money so advanced shall be considered a loan to the said college and a charge on its revenues, and shall be retained by the treasurer out of the amount appropriated for the year nineteen hundred.

Sec. 3. The treasurer of the state will pay over said money upon the warrant of the auditor, upon proof that the said sewer has been let out to a responsible bidder, to be completed at a cost to the college of not exceeding the sum advanced by the state.

Sec. 4. This Act shall be in force from its ratification.

Ratified the 8th 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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