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An Act to Provide the Necessary Appropriation for the Institution of the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind, for the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy-Four.

1873-74 Public Laws: Chapter LIX

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1873-74 - Pages 85-86.

Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact, That the sum of forty-six thousand and five hundred ($46,500) dollars is hereby appropriated for the purpose of defraying the expenses of the Institution of the Deaf and Dumb, and the Blind, during the current fiscal year, commencing the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, and ending the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five.

Sec. 2. That the Public Treasurer is hereby authorized, and directed to pay the said amount of forty-six thousand and five hundred ($46,500) dollars to the treasurer of said institution out of the funds allotted by law for the support of said institution, or out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: Provided, That the amount above stated be drawn quarterly in advance, and in equal installments, and, Provided further, That six thousand and five hundred dollars of this appropriation shall be expended for the completion of the building for the colored department: Provided further, That it shall not be lawful for the board of trustees of said institution to contract any debts during the present fiscal year which would call for an appropriation by the State to make up a deficit.

Sec. 3. That the board of trustees for the institution of the deaf and dumb, and the blind, are hereby authorized to procure from the board of directors of the penitentiary, which board is hereby also directed to furnish, as many brick as shall be necessary for the repairing of the fence around the old institution, and for such other purposes in connection therewith as the said board of trustees may deem for the best interest of the State.

Sec. 4. That this Act shall take effect from its ratification.

Ratified this 24th day of January, 1874.

Tod R. Caldwell, Governor
James L. Robinson, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Charles H. Brogden, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, March 5th, 1874.

I, William H. Howerton, Secretary of State, hereby
certify that the foregoing are true copies of the original
acts and resolutions on file in this office.

William H. Howerton,
Secretary of State.



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