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CHAPTER 36 | An act to establish a graded public school in the town of Statesville, The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :
That said Board of Education of the town of Statesville may sue and be sued, have a common seal, purchase and hold real estate for the purposes of said corporation as herein expressed, not exceeding fifty thousand dollars in value; and may adopt rules for its government not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the state; and the said board shall receive and apply to the purposes of the said graded school all publicschool moneys from whatsoever source arising which are now or may hereafier be applicable to the common school education of white children within the school age and resident within the town of Statesville. .