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CHAPTER 353 An act to establish graded schools in the town of Rocky Mount. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That all the territory lying within the corporate limits of the town of Rocky Mount, and all that portion of Nash County not embraced within said corporate limits, but lying contiguous thereto within the following boundaries, | towit: Beginning at that point where the southern boundary line of said town intersects the western boundary line of Hilliard street; thence southward along an extension of the boundary line of said street to that point where said line would intersect the new river road; thence eastward along said road to that point where the said line intersects the boundary line between the land of Jno. D. Bulluck and the land of the Davis heirs; thence southeastward along said line to that point where said line intersects the main line of the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad; thence northward along the line of said railroad to the southern boundary line of said town; thence westward along said line to the beginning, shall be, and are hereby constituted a public school district for white and colored children, to be known as The Rocky Mount Graded School Distrct. –