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CHAPTER CCOXXXIV. AN ACT TO ESTABLISH NORMAL SCHOOLS.
Zhe General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That it shall be lawful, for the state board of education, to establish a normal school, in connection with the state university, for the purpose of teaching and training young men of the white race for teachers of the common schools of the state, and to aid in defraying the expense of carrying on such normal school. The state board of education is authorized and instructed to draw upon the treasury for an amount not to exceed two thousand dollars annually for the year of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven, and the year of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight, to be paid out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, to be used for the purpose herein stated, and no other.