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CHAPTER 347 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ROCKDALE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That all the territory in Scotland County within the following described boundaries, to wit, beginning near the Peele homestead, at the intersection of the Wire Road and the State line, and runs thence in a southeasterly direction with said State line to a point where a straight line to the J. B. McColman place will exclude all the lands of D. D. Norton in North Carolina, said point being a corner of District Number One, the Mason Cross District for the white race; thence with the upper boundary of said District Number One in a direct line to the J. B. McColman place, where Preston Leggett now lives; thence along the road leading from said McColman place to Pates Mill on Joes Creek; thence down the run of Joes Creek in a southeasterly direction to the confluence of Joes Creek and Gum Swamp; thence up Gum Swamp to the mouth of Beaverdam Creek; thence up Beaverdam Creek to where it intersects with the public road leading from Laurel Hill to St. Johns Church; thence down said road towards St. Johns Church to the run of Browns Branch near Elijah Gibsons residence; thence in a westerly direction, with the run of said branch to a point two hundred yards beyond the said Elijah Gibsons residence; thence in a southerly direction to the northern edge of the Iron Monger Pond, to the second corner of the lands of the estate of Miranda Wright, deceased ; thence with the said Wright line to its beginning corner; thence with the line between the estates of N. B. Gibson and Miranda Wright to a corner of the said estates; thence in a southwesterly direction with said Gibson line to a corner of the estate lands of N. B. Gibson and the lands of T. M. McLaughlin; thence with the dividing line between the lands of T. M. McLaughlin and the estate lands of W. F. Gibson to a corner; thence with the various lines of the estate of W. F. Gibson, in a southwesterly direction, to the run of Joes Creek; thence in a northerly direction with the run of said Joes Creek to Wrights Bridge on the Wire Road; thence in a westerly direction along the center of said road to the beginning, shall be and is hereby constituted a public school district for white and colored children, to be known as the Rockdale Public School District. :