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CHAPTER 106 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A GRADED SCHOOL IN THE TOWN OF GREENVILLE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That said board of trustees shall have the general control and management of the said graded schools, and they may determine the location, character and equipment of the buildings therefor, which shall not cost in the aggregate to exceed the sum of ten thousand dollars, and they may employ such teachers and officers for each of said schools as they may deem proper and fix the compensation thereof. They may appoint an executive committee of their number, who shall have the more direct control and management of such schools under such rules and regulations as the board of trustees may prescribe, and the said board, if they shall deem it advisable to do so, may appoint a committee of colored persons to aid the board in looking after the interest of the colored graded school under such rules and regulations as the board of trustees may prescribe.