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CHAPTER 325 An act to establish a graded school at Smithfield, Johnston County, North Carolina. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That Ashley W. Smith, Hardy Atkinson, George McIntyre, Levy Dublin and E. Russell Whitley, be and they are hereby appointed and constituted a Board of Trustees for the graded school for colored persons; that said board shall have the power to fill all vacancies, to employ teachers, and to do all such acts as may be necessary to keep up the school for colored persons.