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CHAPTER 157 An act to incorporate the Fayetteville public graded and normal school for whites. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :
That upon the written application of said trustees, through their proper officers, to the board of commissioners of Cumberland county, the said board of commissioners shall order an election, by the white voters of said township upon the question whether an annual tax shall be levied therein upon the property and polls of the white citizens and owners of property in said township, for the support of the said public graded and normal school, said election to be held under rules and regulations to be fixed by the said commissioners, and conforming, as near as may be, to the rules and _ regulations, for conducting other elections.