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CHAPTER 51 An to provide for separate schools for Croatan Indians in Robeson county. Wuersas, the Indians now living in Robeson county claim to be descendants of a friendly tribe who once re- sided in eastern North Carolina on the Roanoke river, known as the Croatan Indians; therefore, The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :
It shall be the duty of the county board of edueation to see that this act is carried into effect, and shall for that purpose have the census of all the children of said Indians and their descendants between the ages of six and twenty-one taken, and proceed to establish such suitable school districts as shall be necessary for their convenience, and take all such other and further steps as may be necessary for the purpose of carrying this act into effect without delay.