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CHAPTER 249 An act to establish graded schools in Tarboro township in Edge- combe county. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That John C. Dancy, H.C. Cherry, Victor E. Howard, Benjamin Norfleet, Edward Zoella, Henry S. Spragins and W. H. Knight be and they are hereby constituted a board of trustees for the graded school for the colored children; that said board shall have power to fill all vacancies occurring in said board, to employ teachers and do all such acts as shall be necessary to carry on said graded school for the colored children.