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An Act in Relation to Common Schools in Madison County.

1852 Chapter XX

Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1852 - Pages 67-68.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That superintendents of common schools for the county of Madison shall be elected as is required by law for the other counties of this State, and they shall appoint a chairman of the board as in other counties, and that the said county shall be laid off into school districts, and committee-men elected in each district, as now required by law for other counties.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the number of children between the ages of four years and twenty-one years, in the counties of Madison, Yancey, and Buncombe, shall be ascertained by the committee-men in the different districts as soon as practicable, and the chairman of the board of superintendents of the respective counties shall make return thereof to the public treasurer by the first day of April, 1853, or as soon thereafter as practicable, and the treasurer shall divide the portion of the school fund falling due to the counties of Buncombe and Yancey according to the last census between the said counties, and Madison County according to the number of children reported in each county.

Read three times and ratified in General Assembly,
this 27th day of December, A.D. 1852.

David S. Reid, Governor
John Baxter, Speaker of the House of Commons
Weldon N. Edwards, Speaker of the Senate

Office of the Secretary of State, March 14th, 1853.

I, William Hill, Secretary of State in and for the State of North Carolina,
do hereby certify that the Acts and Resolutions contained in this Pamphlet
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions passed by the General
Assembly of this State, at its late session.

William Hill, Secretary of State

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