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An Act for the Support of the North Carolina Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, and for Other Purposes.

1864-1865 Public Laws: Chapter 2

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1864-65 - Pages 3-5.

Section 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 for the purpose of supporting and maintaining the "North Carolina Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and Blind," for the years 1865 and 1866, the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars per annum be appropriated, to be paid by the Public Treasurer, to the treasurer of the institution, at such times, and in such amounts as the president and board of directors may designate: Provided, That fifty thousand dollars per annum of said annual appropriations, shall be paid by the Public Treasurer in North Carolina treasury notes, fundable in State stocks, and the balance thereof out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the sum of six thousand and nine hundred dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated for the purpose of removing and adding to the laundry and servant's house in use by the institution, and for the further purpose of making such repairs and improvements as are necessary for the proper preservation of the buildings and enclosures belonging thereto. And that the president of the board of directors be authorized to draw upon the Public Treasurer for said sum, which shall be expended as the board may direct.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted. That the Auditor of public accounts or other proper officer, in adjusting the accounts of the steamer "Advance," be authorized and directed to allow to his Excellency, Gov. Vance, a credit of twenty thousand five hundred and fifty dollars, the amount expended in the purchase of machinery and materials abroad for the use of the mechanical department of the institution.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That the 10th section of the 6th chapter of the Revised Code be so amended as to read as follows: "As to the residue of such pupils, they shall be admitted upon such terms of pay as to board and education as the board of directors may think fit."

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That the 14th section of the 6th chapter of the Revised Code be, and the same is hereby repealed; and that hereafter, the annual appropriation therein directed to be paid by the president and directors of the Literary Fund, shall be paid by the Public Treasurer, out of the public fund, at such times and in such sums as the president of the board of directors may designate.

Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

Ratified the 23rd day of December, 1864.

Zebulon B. Vance, Governor
Richard S. Donnell, Speaker of the House of Commons
Giles Mebane, Speaker of the Senate

State of North Carolina
Office of Secretary of State,
October 20th, 1865.

I, Robert W. Best, Secretary of State, in and for the
State of North Carolina, do hereby certify that the foregoing
are true copies of the original Acts and Resolutions on
file in this office. Given under my hand, this 20th day of
October, 1865.

Robert W. Best,
Secretary of State



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