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CHAPTER 549 An act to. establish an agricultural and mechanical college for the colored race. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact: Section. 1 That a college of agriculture and mechanical arts be and the same is hereby established for the colored race, to be locdted at some eligible site within this state, to be hereafter selected by the board of trustees hereinafter provided for.
That until the site and buildings shall have been furnished for the location of the said college, the said board of trustees shall have power to make temporary provisions for the industrial and mechanical education of the colored youth of the state at some established institution of learning within the state, under such rules and regulations as they may prescribe.