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CHAPTER 237 a AN ACT TO PROVIDE A SYSTEM FOR THE KEEPING UP, MAKING, BUILDING AND REPAIRING OF THE PUBLIC ROADS AND BRIDGES IN PAMLICO COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
The said township board shall keep a list of all male persons residing in their respective townships between the ages of twenty-one and forty-five years of age, and they shall revise said list at each of their regular meetings held on the last Saturdays of April, July, October and January in each year, and shall transmit to the clerk of the county board a copy of the revised list, to be returned to the first meeting of the county board to be held thereafter. The revised list shall show the names of all who have died, removed, moved into, or become of age since the return of the last list. The list shall also specify the race or color of each person, as white or black. The clerk of the township board shall for this service receive one-half cent for each name the list contains, to be paid out of the road tax fund herejnafter created, upon a proper voucher of the county board of road supervisors.