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An Act Making Appropriations for the Several Insane Asylums of North Carolina.

1881 Public Laws: Chapter 182

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1881 - Pages 346-348.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the sum of fifty thousand dollars per annum, for the next two years, be and is hereby appropriated for the support of the North Carolina Insane Asylum at Raleigh, to be paid by the public treasurer out of the fund authorized by law to be levied and collected, or out of any fund in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, from time to time, upon the warrant of the board of directors, or of the executive committee approved by the governor

Sec. 2. That the sum of seven thousand five hundred dollars per annum, for the next two years, be and the same is hereby appropriated for the necessary improvements and repairs of the main building, and the various administrative buildings and other needful repairs, and that the sum of fourteen hundred dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated for the reconstruction of the water-works of said North Carolina Insane Asylum, or so much of the said amounts as may be necessary for the purposes aforesaid.

Sec. 3. That the sum of forty thousand dollars per annum, for the next two years, be and the same is hereby appropriated for the completion of that portion of the Western North Carolina Insane Asylum at Morganton, now being built by authority of former Acts of the general assembly, to-wit: The south wing, the center building and the necessary administrative buildings, to be paid by the public treasurer out of the fund authorized by law to be levied and collected, or out of any fund in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, from time to time, upon the warrant of the board of directors, or of the executive committee approved by the governor.

Sec. 4. That the sum of twenty thousand dollars only be and the same is hereby appropriated, or so much thereof as may be necessary to equip and properly fit said institution for the purposes of its establishment, when the said asylum shall have the buildings now authorized by law complete and ready for the admission of patients.

Sec. 5. That the sum of fifteen thousand and five hundred dollars per annum, for the next two years, be and the same is hereby appropriated for the support of the Eastern North Carolina Insane Asylum at Goldsboro, and for its further equipment and the preparation of its grounds, to be paid by the public treasurer out of the fund authorized by law to be levied and collected, or out of any fund in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, from time to time, upon the warrant of the board of directors, or of the executive committee approved by the governor.

Sec. 8. That the sum of eight thousand and ninety-nine dollars and nineteen cents be and the same is hereby appropriated to legalize the payments already made by the state treasurer for furnishing and supporting the Eastern North Carolina Insane Asylum at Goldsboro, said asylum having been opened for the reception of patients in August, eighteen hundred and eighty, by authority of chapter two hundred and seventy eight, laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine.

Sec. 9. That the sum of ten thousand dollars per annum, for the next two years, be and the same is hereby appropriated for the erection of an additional wing and the completion of the Eastern North Carolina Insane Asylum.

Sec. 8. This Act shall be in force from and after its ratification.

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 3rd day of March, A.D. 1881.

Thomas J. Jarvis, Governor
Charles M. Cooke, Speaker of the House of Representatives
James L. Robinson, Lt. Governor and President of the Senate

State of North Carolina,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 14th, 1881.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.



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