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
This Author has not been able to locate copies of the Laws/Acts passed by the North Carolina General Assembly for the years of 1791 to 1816, so there were probably several more Acts passed on education from 1789 to 1800. If they are ever found, the Acts will be added herein.
   

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