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An Act to Make Appropriations for the Several Insane Asylums of the State.

1883 Public Laws: Chapter 419

Public Laws of the State of North Carolina Passed in 1883 - Pages 598-600.

The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Section 1. That the sum of fifty-eight thousand dollars ($58,000) per annum be and is hereby appropriated for the sustenance and support of the patients in the North Carolina Insane Asylum at Raleigh, and the necessary repairs and improvements to the building.

Sec. 2. That the sum of forty thousand dollars ($40,000) per annum be and is hereby appropriated tor the maintenance and support of the patients in the Western North Carolina Insane Asylum at Morganton, and for the necessary furniture and other necessaries for the same.

Sec. 3. That the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) per annum be and is hereby appropriated for the support and maintenance of the patients in the Eastern North Carolina Insane Asylum at Goldsboro, and for the furniture and other necessaries for the same.

Sec. 4. That the said appropriations shall be drawn out by the auditor upon his warrant, and be placed by the treasurer to the credit of the said institutions for which said appropriations are made respectively.

Sec. 5. That the sum of thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000) per annum for the next two years be and the same is hereby appropriated for the continuation of the work on and the completion of the north wing of the Western North Carolina Insane Asylum at Morganton.

Sec. 6. That the work on said wing shall be conducted and continued under the direction and supervision of the commissioners heretofore appointed for the erection and building of said asylum, and the appropriation in the preceding section for the continuation of the work shall be drawn out by the auditor, upon his warrant, from time to time as the same may be needed and turned over to said commissioners as heretofore, to be by them expended and accounted for in the same manner as when they were engaged in the erection of the main building and the south wing.

Sec. 7. That as the different sections of the building are completed and ready for use by patients, the same shall be furnished, and the governor is hereby authorized and directed, when it shall appear to him that rooms in said building are ready for patients that are unfurnished, to direct the auditor to issue his warrant in favor of the board of directors for the sum sufficient to furnish said rooms so that they may be occupied by the insane of the state, and the auditor is directed to issue his warrant accordingly: Provided, that the warrants issued under this section shall not exceed, for the next two years, ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

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

In the general assembly read three times, and ratified this the 12th day of March, A.D. 1883.

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

State of North Carolina,
Office of Secretary of State,
Raleigh, May 24th, 1883.

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

William L. Saunders,
Secretary of State.



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