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CHAPTER 239 An act to amend the charter of the town of Murphy, in Cherokee county. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :
Said registrars shall be furnished by said county commissioners with registration books, and it shall be the duty of said registrars appointed for the year eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and thereafter, to open their books in some convenient place in the town. on or before the last Monday in March, and to register therein the names of all persons applying for registration and entitled fo register and vote, keeping the names of the white voters separate and apart from those of colored voters. Any person offering to register may be required to take and subscribe an oath that he is a citizen of . North Carolina and has resided in the town of Murphy ninety days next preceding that date, or is otherwise entitled to register; and if any person shall wilfully swear falsely in such affidavit he shall be mae TE DPT al ae FO RT ae ee eee Aa – 1889.PrivateCHAPTER 239 Dtccrnsd: guilty of the crime of perjury, and upon conviction shall be _ punished as provided by law in such cases.