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CHAPTER 112 An act to establish a system of graded schools in Henderson, North Carolina. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That the Board shall designate one of their number to take the census of all the children in said township between the age of six and twenty-one years, of each race, separately : Provided, that the secretary of the Board for the white take the census of the white children and the secretary of the Board of Trustees for the colored race take the census for the colored children and report annually to the Board, on the second Tuesday in August of each and every year: Provided. that not more than fifteen dollars be allowed each secretary as compensation for his services.