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CHAPTER 147 An act to establish graded schools in the town of Monroe, Union county. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That it shall be the duty of said board to establish a graded school for the white children and one for the colored children of said town, and the said board shall use and appropriate the funds derived from the said special taxes, and all other sources, as shall be just to both white and colored races, giving each equal school facilities, due regard, however, being paid to the cost of keeping up and maintaining the graded schools of both races.