1895 public laws – Ch. 225 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 225 * An act to establish the Warsaw. graded school. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That the board of commissioners of Duplin county are hereby authorized and required to submit to the qualified voters of the following territory, lying in Warsaw township, Said county, viz.: beginning at Wilmington & Weldon Railroad trestle over Turkey swamp, and thence down Turkey swamp to a point where the Clinton and Warsaw public road crosses said Turkey swamp ; thence south with said road to the Duplin old court-house; thence with the Wilmington public road to the crossing on the Clinton & Warsaw Railroad; thence a straight line to the two-mile post on the public road leading from Warsaw to Henry Bests house; thence a straight line to 8 M. Carltons avenue ; thence the public road to Clarks ford on Stewarts creek, thence up Stewarts creek to the intersection of Johnsons Church branch; thence up said branch to the public road crossing near Johnsons old church site; thence a straight line to the Dolly Meare ford on the Grove swamp; thence up the lane between the lands of James A. Beyette and D. C. Middleton to the old gate on the Hinton Bayett place; thence a straight line to the intersection of the Faison and Keanonsville and Williams public roads; thence up said road north to R. J. Williams gate; thence up the Bowdens station road two miles from said gate, to a stake; thenee a straight line to the beginning,on the first Monday in May, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five, under such rules and regulations as said board may prescribe, whether an annual tax shall be levied therein for the support of a graded public school for the white and colored children in said district. Each voter shall vote a printed or written ballot with the words for school or no school, and said election shall be conducted under the same rules, regulations, and penalties as are now or may be prescribed by law for the election of members of the general assembly.

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