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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 3 Issue 3, July 1926
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Dr. George Micklejohn's \"Sermon to Tryon's Militia\" (1768) and a \"Table of North Carolina Taxes, 1748-1770\" are the subjects of this article. Micklejohn's sermon denounces Regulators Governor Tryon's aggression and reaffirms his loyalty to the Crown. The Table of Taxes was the third report in a series by John Burgwyn, Clerk of the Court of Chancery and Secretary of the Council that addressed investigations any fraudulent or excessive taxation.
During this period (1868-1926), the author identifies the progress of the state's public school system through both legislative measures and public interest in improving education. The author attributes the enhanced public school system to several constitutional amendments and rulings by the General Assembly which both increased the school year and funding for public schools.
A series of newspaper articles are presented concerning Governor Tryon's reputation after he lost the Battle of Alamance on May 16, 1771 and was appointed Governor of New York. These select letters submitted to various newspapers demonstrate North Carolinians dogged loyalty to Governor Tryon despite criticism from others who viewed him as a dictator.