1903 public laws – Ch. 384 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 384 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH GRADED SCHOOLS IN THE TOWN OF EDENTON. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That all the territory in Chowan County and in the town of Edenton embraced within the following boundaries is hereby constituted a Public School District for white and colored children to be known as the Edenton Graded School District: Beginning on the Albemarle Sound at the run of a swamp (the .line between Cherrys Point tract of land and the Belvedre farm belonging to Mrs. Annie W. Pruden) thence running northeastwardly with the swamp and branch, its various courses to the sound side road, thence northwardly with that road to the Yeopim road, thence with that road towards the town of Edenton to the nearest gate of the Perkins farm owned by Mrs. Minnie S. Speight, thence northwardly with the path through the Perkins farm (embracing both the old Perkins residence and the present residence of said Speight) to the field gate on Hertford road, thence southwardly with that road to Church street, the eastern limits of the town of Edenton, thence westwardly with Church street to Okum street, thence northwardly with Okum street 200 feet, thence westwardly parallel with Church street to a point 150 feet east of Main street, thence northwardly parallel with Main street to Carteret street, thence eastwardly with Carteret street to a point 500 feet from Main street, thence northwardly parallel with Main street 200 feet, thence westwardly parallei with Carteret street to a point 100 feet east of Main street, thence northwardly parallel with Main street to Freemason street, thence westwardly with Freemason street to a point 150 feet west of Main street, thence southwardly parallel with Main to a point 200 feet north of Church street, thence westwardly parallel with Church street to Mosely street, thence northwardly with Mosely to the right of way of Norfolk and Southern Railroad, thence with the southern side of the right of way of said railroad to the northern limits of the town of Edenton, thence eastwardly with the northern line of the said town to Okum street, thence eastwardly with the northern line of the said town to Okum street, thence northwardly with that street extended, to M. Makelys line, thence eastwardly with M. Makelys line to the spur of Norfolk and Southern Railroad leading to the Edenton Cotton Mills, thence northwardly with that spur to J. S. Privotts line, thence eastwardly with said Privotts line to the Hertford road, thence with Hertford road to the southern line of Allen and Henry Powells, Wynn-Coke farm, thence eastwardly with line of that farm of its back line, thence northwardly following back lines of said Powell, Wynn-Coke farm, Dr. Hoskins farm, Elihu Lanes farm and the Turner Elmwood tract to the first branch, thence westwardly with branch to Hertford road, thence southwardly with that road to lane leading to J. S. Privotts residence, thence with that lane around said Privotts residence to western line of his barn lot, thence following lane through his field out through the brick yard to the main road, thence with that read across the Norfolk and Southern Railroad to the back line of J. W. Spruills Dillard track, thence westwardly with back lines of said lines of said Spruills Dillard track, I. L. Moore farm and Griffin and Twines Dillard farm to the Skinner quarter path, thence southwardly with that path to Virginia road, thence westwardly with that road to the western line of Mrs. Fannie R. Warren, thence following western line of her farm to western limit of the town, thence eastwardly in straight line to Granville street, extended, thence southwardly with Granville street to the northern side of the right-of-way of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad, thence with that railroad to a point opposite Church street, thence eastwardly across the said railroad and with Church street to Mosely street, thence southwardly with that street to Queen street, thence westwardly with that street to N. and T. R. R. track, thence southwardly with that R. R. to Magnolia street, thence westwardly with that street extended across the Albania track to Machamacomic Creek, thence westwardly with that creek to its mouth, thence eastwardly a straight course to the nearest line of Cherrys Point track, thence the Sound shore to beginning.

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