North Carolina - Acts on Education During the 1700s

Year

Law Chapter

Short Title (Click on Title to Read)

1715

XLIX

An Act Concerning Orphans

1715

LII

An Act Securing the Publick Library in Beaufort Precinct/St. Thomas Parish

1745

IX

An Act to Build a School-House in Edenton

1755

IV

An Act for Regulating Orphans, their Guardians, and Estates

1760

II

An Act for the Better Care of Orphans, and Security

1762

V

An Act for the Better Care of Orphans, and Security

1764

XX

An Act for Building a School and Residence of School Master in Newbern

1766

XV

An Act Naming Hillsborough - Includes Building a School-House

1766

XIX

An Act for Establishing a School-House in Newbern

1768

XVIII

An Act Promoting a Public School in Newbern

1770

III

An Act Founding Queen's College

1770

XXIII

An Act Vesting the School-House in Edenton in Trustees

1771

IX

Act to Amend the Act for Founding Queen's College

1773

XVII

An Additional Act about the School-House in Newbern

1777

XX

An Act Incorporating the President & Trustees of Liberty Hall in Mecklenburg County

1778

XVIII

Act to Amend Act for Establishing a Town in Mecklenburg County, Certain Gifts to Trustees of Liberty Hall

1779

XXIX

An Act for Establishing an Academy in/near Hillsborough named Science Hall

1779

XXV

An Act for Establishing an Academy in Granville County and Appointing Trustees

1782

XXIV

An Act for Promoting Learning in the Edenton District

1783

XXIV

An Act for Promoting Learning in the Wilmington District

1783

XLIII

An Act for Establishing Two Public Schools in Onslow County

1783

XLIV

An Act to Incorporate Trustees for Two Academical Schools in the Morgan District

1784

XLI

An Act to Promote Learning in Hillsborough District; and to Amend the Academy in Hillsborough

1784

XLII

And Act to Amend the Act for Establishing a School-House in Newbern

1784

XXIX

An Act to Encourage Learning in the Salisbury District

1785

XXVI

An Act for Securing Literary Property

1785

XXIX

An Act for Promoting Learning in Davidson County (TN)

1785

XXX

An Act to Erect & Establish an Academy in Duplin County

1785

XXXI

An Act to Convey Part of the Town Commons in Edenton to the Trustees of Smith's Academy

1785

XXXII

An Act Establishing an Academy in Kinston; and Amend an Act for Academy in Salisbury District

1786

XXVIII

An Additional Act to Amend the Act Establishing a School-House in Newbern

1786

LXIV

An Act for Erecting an Academy in Warrenton

1786

LXVII

An Act for Establishing an Academy and Changing Name of Martinborough to Greenesville in Pitt County

1786

LXVIII

An Act for Promoting Learning in Chatham County

1786

LXXVII

And Act to Erect & Establish an Academy in Franklin County

1788

XXXV

An Act to Erect & Establish an Academy in Richmond County

1788

XXXIX

An Act to Amend the Act for Promoting Learning in the Wilmington District

1789

XVIII

An Act for Promoting Learning in Currituck County; and Amend the Wilmington Academy Law

1789

XX

An Act to Establish a University in This State

1789

XXI

An Act for Raising a Fund for Erecting the Buildings and Support of UNC

1789

XXVII

An Act to Incorporate the Society with the Name of Centre Benevolent Society

1791

XXXII

Act to Establish a Seminary of Learning in the Town of Wadesborough in Anson County

1791

XLII

Act for Establishing an Academy in the County of Onslow

1791

LIV

Act to Amend an Act, Entitled "An Act for Erecting an Academy at the Town of Warrenton," in the District of Halifax, Passed at Fayetteville in the Year 1786

1793

XLIII

Act for Establishing an Academy in the Town of Tarborough, and for Authorizing the Trustees to Raise a Sum, not Exceeding One Thousand Pounds, for the Benefit of Such Academy

1793

XLIV

Act to Establish a Seminary of Learning in the Town of Lumberton, and Raft Swamp, in the County of Robeson

1794

III

Act to More Liberally Endow the University of North Carolina, and to Secure the Titles of Certain Inhabitants of Mecklenburg County, and Other Citizens of this State, to Certain Lands Heretofore Purchased from Henry Eustace McCulloh

1794

XCV

Act for Establishing an Academy in Murfreesborough, in Hertford County, and to Incorporate the Fayetteville Library Society

1796

LXI

Act to Authorize the Trustees of Lumberton Academy to Lay Off and Sell a Part of the Town Commons, to Raise a Fund for the Purpose of Building Said Academy

1797

XXXII

Act to Authorize the Trustees of Pittsborough Academy to Raise the Sum of Seven Hundred Dollars by way of Lottery

1797

XXXVIII

Act for the Promotion of Learning in the County of Bladen, and for Other Purposes Therein Mentioned

1797

XLVII

Act to Establish a Seminary of Learning in the County of Montgomery, at or Near the Town of Henderson

1797

LVI

Act to Amend an Act, Entitled "An Act to Erect and Establish an Academy in the County of Richmond

1797

LXVII

Act to Amend an Act, Passed in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Six, Entitled "An Act for the Promotuion of Learning in the County of Chatham"

1797

LXXIII

Act to Amend an Act, Entitled "An Act to Establish a Seminary of Learning in the Town of Lumberton and Raft Swamp, in the County of Robeson

1798

XXXV

Act to Amend the Act Establishing a University in this State

1798

LIV

Act to Establish a Seminary of Learning in the Town of Salisbury

1798

LV

Act to Establish an Academy at Smithville, in the County of Brunswick

1798

LVI

Act to Authorize the Trustees of Smithville Academy to Raise a Sum of Seven Thousand Dollars by Lottery or Lotteries

1798

LVII

Act to Establish an Academy at Unity Meeting House in Randolph County

1798

LVIII

Act to Establish a Seminary of Learning on Adam's Creek, in Craven County

1798

XCIII

Act to Amend an Act Authorizing the Trustees of the Lumberton Academy to Lay off and Sell Part of Said Town Commons to Raise a Fund for the Purpose of Building Said Academy, Passed in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Six

1798

XCV

Act Granting Certain Privileges to the Seminary of Learning in the County of Guilford

1799

LXI

Act to Incorporate a Society of Persons by the name of Williamsborough Franklin Library Society

1799

LXXVI

Act to Establish a Seminary of Learning in the Town of Fayetteville, and to Amend the Law for the Regulation of the Towns of Fayetteville and Hillsborough

1799

LXXVII

Act to Establish an Academy at or Near the Dwelling of the Reverend William Peasley, in the County of Moore

1800

V

Act to Repeal so Much of the Several Laws now in Force in this State, as Grants Power to the Trustees of the University of North Carolina to Seize and Possess for the Use of the Said University, any Escheated or Confiscated Property

1800

XXXIX

Act to Erect an Academy at the Town of Edenton, in the County of Chowan, and District of Edenton

1800

XL

Act to Erect an Academy in the Town of Sneedsborough, in Anson County

1800

XLIV

Act for Regulating Ordinaries and Retailers of Spirituous Liquors by the Small Measure, and for Appointing a Standard Keeper in the towns of Newbern and Wilmington, and to Erect a Public School in the County of New Hanover
   

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