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CHAPTER 747 AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ERECTION OF A DORMI- TORY AT THE COLORED ORPHAN ASYLUM AT OXFORD, NORTH CAROLINA. Whereas the Colored Orphan Asylum at Oxford is overcrowded and the buildings are in very bad condition, and it is necessary to have more room to accommodate the orphans, who should be properly taken care of: now, therefore, ; The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That whenever the superintendent and board of trustees of the said Colored Orphan Asylum shall raise the sum of five thousand dollars in cash, the Treasurer of the State is hereby authorized and directed to pay out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated a sum of five thousand dollars, which, together with the sum raised by said superintendent and board of trustees, shall be used for the erection and equipment of a brick building to be used as a dormitory for said orphan children.