1903 public laws – Ch. 405 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 405 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH RAEFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR A WHITE RACE, INCLUDING PORTIONS OF CUMBER- LAND AND ROBESON COUNTIES. WHEREAS, the town of Raeford, in which Raeford Institute is located, includes portions of Cumberland and Robeson counties; and, WHEREAS, the patrons of said Institute in both of said counties are desirous of receiving at Raeford Institute the benefit of the | public school fund to which they are entitled; THEREFORE, The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That the territory lying and being in the following boundaries be and the same is hereby created and established a special school district for the white race, known as the Raeford School District, to-wit: Beginning at the point on Big Rockfish Creek where the line between Cumberland and Robeson counties, going westwardly, leave said creek and runs thence a direct line to the east corner of H. McC. Curries land in Robeson County; thence with the line of his land in a southerly direction to the Nelson road; thence with the Nelson road westwardly to the line of John Chisholms land; thence with his line in a southerly direction to line of John W. Chisholms land; thence with J. W. Chisholms line westwardly to the line of J. H. Tysons land; thence with his line and including all of the land of said Chisholm and Tyson to the Nelson road; thence with Nelson road to Tonys Creek; thence up the various courses of Tonys Creek to the Cumberland County line; thence with said line due west to Beaver dam Creek; thence up the various courses of said Beaver Dam Creek to its source; thence a direct line to the head of McKenzie Mill Creek; thence down the various courses of said creek to Big Rockfish Creek; thence a direct line to the head of Beaver Creek near the western plank road; thence down the various courses of said creek to the east boundary of Gilbert McDuffies land; thence a direct line to the east boundary of Jno, Blacks land; thence a direct line to the east, Blacks land, including the same to Big Rockfish Creek; thence up the various courses of said creek to the beginning.

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