1885 Laws of North Carolina ch. 51, “An Act to Provide for Separate Schools for Croatan Indians in Robeson County.” 10 Feb. 1885. Rpt. in Dial and Eliades (entry 54), Appendix B, and in McPherson (entry 49), Exhibit L 51/2.
Designates Robeson County Indians “Croatans.” They will have Indian school committees and select their own teachers. School districts will be formed, a census of Indian children aged 6-21 taken, and their pro rata share of county funds set aside.