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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 the said board of trustees are empowered to receive any donation of property, real or personal, which may be made to the said College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, and shall have power to invest or expend the same for the benefit of said college, and shall have power to accept on behalf of this college such proportion of the fund granted by the congress of the United States to the state of North Carolina for industrial and agricultural training as is apportioned to the colored race, in accordance with the act or acts of congress in relation thereto.