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CHAPTER 330 An aci to establish graded schools in the counties of Nash and Edgecombe. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :
That W. W. Parker, J. P. Doughtry, A. W. Arrington, 8S. L. Hart, Jr., Henry Lindsey, Samuel MeLin and A. J. Bryant, be and they are hereby constituted a board of trustees for the graded public school for the colored children ; that said board of trustees shall elect a treasurer, who shall hold his office for two years, and he shall give a good and sufficient bond in the sum of three thousand dollars, to be approved and accepted by the board of commissioners of Nash county, who shall record and file the same as other official bonds. That said board of trustees 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 publie school for the colored children.