1929 public laws – Ch. 265 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 265 AN ACT RELATIVE TO DIVISION OF TERRITORY AND TRANSFERS OF PATIENTS OF THE STATE HOSPIT- ALS FOR THE INSANE. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

The State Hospital at Raleigh and the State Hospital at Morganton shall be exclusively for the accommodation, maintenance, care and treatment of the white insane of the State, and the State Hospital at Goldsboro shall be exclusively for the accommodation, maintenance, care and treatment of the colored insane and inebriates of the State. The line heretofore agreed upon by the Directors of the State Hospital at Raleigh and the State Hospital at Morganton shall be the line of division between the territories of said hospitals, and white insane persons settled in counties east of said line shall be admitted to the State Hospital at Raleigh, and white insane persons settled in counties west of said line shall be admitted to the State Hospital at Morganton, epileptics shall be admitted as now provided by law. White inebriates shall be admitted to the State Hospital at Raleigh.

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