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On January 10, 1771, the Assembly passed an act to incorporate an institution of higher learning to be called Queens College which will be located in Charlotte.
By 1704 a settlement near Edenton blossomed to 1,300 people, 900 of which were members of the Church of England but lacked a spiritual space and proper minister. The Church of England sent Charles Griffin to their community in lower Pasquotank County. While in Edenton, Griffin not only started a church but also is credited with the earliest school founded in 1705 at Symond's Creek.
This article reprints a series of pamphlets concerning textbooks prepared in German for recent immigrants to the state. The author, Charles Krummel, translates the three pamphlets, \"Text Books for the Youth of North Carolina Outlined by a Society of Helmstaedt Professors\" printed in 1787 and 1788.
This article looks at the development and typical characteristics of the antebellum southern educational institution known as the academy via a focus on the Willington Academy in Abbeville District, SC, regarded as the most characteristic institution of the type. It includes biographical information on headmaster and North Carolina native Moses Waddell.