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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 the Board of Trustees for the graded school for the white children shall at the first meeting after the establishment of said school, and annually thereafter, elect a treasurer of the Smithfield Graded Schools. That the compensation of the treasurer of the Smithfield Graded Schools shall be the same as now paid to the Treasurer of Johnston County for like moneys received and disbursed by said County Treasurer. That the person so elected treasurer shall execute a bond with at least three sureties, who shall justify before the Clerk of the Superior Court of Johnston County and be approved by the president of the Board of Trustees for white schools, in an amount doubie that of the tax and other funds which may be paid to him. That said bond shall be payable to the State of North Carolina, and conditioned for the payment and accounting for all money or other property which shall come into his hands as treasurer. The said bond shall be filed and recorded in the office of Register of Deeds of Johnston County as other official bonds are and in the event of a breach of the conditions of said bond, an action may be prosecuted by the Board of Trustees for white children.