The chapter text below is provided for context. Scroll down to see the text of the law.
CHAPTER 255 An act to establish a school for the training of colored 5 teachers. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
The object of the institution shall be, first (1st) to give colored men and women such education and training as will fit them for their work as professional teachers. Second (2d), to provide such industrial and liberal education and advanced methods of instruction as will render more efficient and practieal the colored schools of North Carolina. Tuition shall be free to those who signify their intention to teach in the state, upon such conditions as may be prescribed by the board of directors.