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CHAPTER 755 An act to provide for the management and government of the State Hos- pital for the Dangerous Insane. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
It shall be the duty of the Board of Directors of said corporation, as soon as practicable, by partitions, walls and otherwise, to fully and completely separate the said hospital from said prison, and they shall change the same so as to conform to the purposes of a hospital for the insane. They shall advise with the Superintendents of the three Hospitals for the Insane before making such changes as to what is necessary for the safety, comfort and welfare of the patients. It shall be the duty of the Board of Directors of the States Prison to furnish to the said hospital all labor free of charge, and all material at cost, necessary for building said walls and partitions, and for placing the said wards and apartments herein referred to in a proper condition;and the said hospital shall not be a part of the States Prison, but shall be the State Hospital for the Dangerous Insane. That the Board of Directors of the States Prison is hereby directed and required to furnish to the hospital, heat, lights and water at cost, and do all things proper and necessary for the comfort, maintenance and humane treatment of said dangerous insane herein committed to its care. In said hospital the sexes and races shall be kept in separate wards and apartments.