North Carolina Education - Currituck County

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Currituck County

In 1789, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act - Chapter XVIII - naming the trustees of the Currituck Seminary of Learning for "establishing and endowing the said seminary of learning in the county of Currituck, building or purchasing suitable and convenient houses, purchasing a library and philosophical apparatus, and supporting and paying the salaries of the Provost and such number of professors and tutors as to them shall seem necessary." The trustees were also authorized to appoint a President, Treasurer and Secretary for the seminary.
This Author has not found the legislative Acts and Resolutions from 1791 to 1816. If they are ever located then they will be appropriately included herein.
On December 22, 1835, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to establish Pleasant Grove Academy in Currituck County. Four (4) trustees were named in the Act.

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