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CHAPTER 403 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH GRADED SCHOOLS IN THE TOWN OF SPRING HOPE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That all the territory lying within the corporate limits of the town of Sping Hope, and all that territory not embraced within said corporate limits, but lying contiguous thereto within the following boundaries, to-wit: Beginning in Bear Branch on Nashville Road; thence down said branch to Sapony Creek; thence down said creek to N. E. corner of J. W. Floyds home tract of land; thence southward with Floyds line to old Spring Hope Road; thence southwesterly a straight line to a point in the road in front of W. H. Abernathys residence; thence southward along said road to Abe Allens line; thence westward along said Allens and Abernathys line to Tar River; thence up Tar River to Turkey Creek, above Webbs bridge; thence up said Turkey Creek to mouth of Christmans Still Branch; thence a straight line to a point in Louisburg Road at which Whitnell Hopkins and Thomas Woods line crosses said road; therice with said Hopkins line to his N. E. corner; thence a straight line to beginning, shall be and are hereby constituted a public school district for white and colored children, to be known as The Spring Hope Graded School District.