CHAPTER 182 - INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR COLORED GIRLS OF DELAWARE

AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY TO PURCHASE LAND ENTIRELY SURROUNDED BY LAND OF THE INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR COLORED GIRLS OF DELAWARE.

WHEREAS, Edward L. Richards, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Industrial School for Colored Girls of Delaware, has obtained an option to purchase a certain lot, piece or parcel of land, hereinafter described, with the dwelling house and other improvements thereon erected, which said land is entirely surrounded by lands of said School, for the purpose of annexing the same thereto;

AND WHEREAS, the purchase of said land is desired by said Board of Trustees for the purpose of integrating the grounds of said School and preventing encroachments thereupon;

AND WHEREAS, under said option, the purchase of said land may be effected for the sum of Two Thousand Dollars, which is the fair value of said land; therefore

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That the sum of Two Thousand Dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated to the Industrial School for Colored Girls of Delaware, for the purpose of purchasing the following described land:

ALL those certain lots, pieces or parcels of land, situate in Christiana Hundred, "New Castle County and State of Delaware, and known as lots Nos. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Section 7, to a depth of two hundred feet, on Plot of "Meadowbrook", recorded in the office for the Recording of Deeds, in and for New Castle County and State of Delaware, in Deed Record 0, Volume 29, Page 601, &c., bounded and described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at a point on the Northerly side of Woodward Avenue at the distance of one hundred feet Westerly from the Westerly side of Second Avenue; thence Northerly, parallel with Second Avenue, two hundred feet to a point; thence Westerly, parallel to Woodward Avenue, one hundred and twenty-five feet to a point; thence Southerly, parallel with Second Avenue, two hundred feet to the said Northerly side of Woodward Avenue; and thence thereby Easterly one hundred and twenty-five feet to the place of beginning.

Section 2. That the Board of Trustees of the Industrial School for Colored Girls of Delaware obtain from the owner of the above described land sufficient deed or deeds conveying said land unto the State of Delaware in fee simple.

Section 3. That this Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the money hereby appropriated shall be paid to the said School by the State Treasurer, upon warrant or warrants according to law, out of the Special Fund, at the Farmers' Bank of the State of Delaware, at Dover, consisting of money received from the sale of bonds authorized by an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Delaware, entitled, "An Act Authorizing The Borrowing Of Money And The Creation Of A Debt By Or In Behalf Of The State Of Delaware, For The Erection, Repairs And Improvements Of Buildings At Institutions Of The State, And The Issuance Of Bonds Therefor", approved A. D. 1935.

Approved April 18, 1935.