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CHAPTER 527 An act to establish graded schools in the town of Rocky Mount, counties of Nash and Edgecombe. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That all that portion of the county of Nash and all that portion of the county of Edgecombe lying within the corporate limits of the town of Rocky Mount, together with house and lot now used by Israel D. Hargett for his colored school, together also with all that portion of Edgecombe county which is bound by the corporate limits and by the Tarboro county road to Sodens eastern line on said county road; thence to the east boundary of the Rocky Mount Improvement and Manufacturing Company and with the same to Tar river; and all that portion of Rocky Mount township, Nash county, lying on east side of Rocky Mount Mills railroad and including the settlement known as Little Raleigh, be and the same are hereby constituted one school digtrict for the children of both races.