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STATE OF NORTH-CAROLINA,

OF THE

PASSED BY THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY,

AT ITS

SESSION OF_1858-9:

TOGETHER WITH THE COMPTROLLER'S STATEMENT OF PUBLIC

REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE.

RALEIGH:

HOLDEN AND WILSON, PRINTERS TO THE STATE.

1859.

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AN ACT TO ENLARGE AND IMPROVE TIIE BUILDINGS OF THE ASYLUM Chap. 1.

OF THE DEAF DUMB AND BLIND, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the To enlarge and

improve build State of North-Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the ings. authority of the same, That the buildings of the deaf and dumb and blind asylum, be enlarged and improved, in such way and manner and ont of such material as the board of directors may direct, and that said board of directors be authorized and empowered to contract for the same, but before any contractor or contractors, who may be employed by them shall be allowed to commence the work, the said board shall require him or them to enter into bond with good and sufficient security in double the amount of the estimated cost of the work, conditioned that the said contractor or contractors shall execute the work in such time as shall be prescribed and specified by said board, with good materials and in a snbstantial and workmanlike manner. Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the sum of ten thou- $10,000 appro.

priated. sand dollars be and it is hereby appropriated out of any inoneys in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the enlargement and improvement of said buildings, and that the president of the board of directors be authorized and empowered to draw upon the public treasurer for the same; Provided, That not more than fifteen hundred dollars are

called for once in three months, and not more than ten

thousand dollais.in two years. 8850 for print- SEC. 3., Becl further enacted, That the sum of three hun

• dred and fifty dollars, be appropriated in like manger out of

the treasury and be drawn in the same way, which money

when received shall be employed by the board of directors :ih.purchasing a press and other materials for printing books

:- för the blind. State papiş. : ' Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That for the admission into

the institution of any child or other person as a State pupil,
wholly or in part entitled to the benefit conferred by the
9th and 10th sections of the 6th chapter of the Revised
Code, the following proceedings shall be had : At least one
respectable citizen resident in the county of said child or
other person, shall make before and file with a justice of
the peace an affidavit in writing which shall be substantial.
ly as follows:
State of North Carolina,

County, s
The undersigned, residing in said county, maketh oath that
the child or other person, his parent or guardian (as the
case may be) is not in his opinion able to defray either the
whole or a part (as the case may be) of the expenses of main-
taining said child or other person (as the case may be) at
school in the asylum of the deaf, dumb and blind; that
said child or other person has a legal residence in said
county, and is in his opinion a fit subject and justly entitled
to enter the institution as a pupil of the State. Dated this

day of , 18 (Signed,)

A. B. (Affiant.) Subscribed and sworn before me.

C. D. (J. P.) Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That the justice of the trapsmit affida. vit to principal. peace atoresaid shall

. peace aforesaid shall transmit the affidavit so sworn to and subscribed, to the principal of the institution, which shall be by him laid before the board of directors; and said affidavit shall be evidence that said child or other person is entitled to enter the institution as a State pupil, and nothing appearing to the contrary, then or thereafter, he or she shall be entitled, as such to the benefits of the same.

Justice to

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