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Title: Description of the Grammar School, [August 19, 1801]: Electronic Edition.
Author: No Author
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Bari Helms
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First Edition, 2005
Size of electronic edition: ca. 9K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2005-06-27, Brian Dietz finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: University of North Carolina Papers (#40005), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Description of the Grammar School, [August 19, 1801]
Author: No Author
Description: 1 page, 1 page image
Note: Call number 40005 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Description of the Grammar School, [August 19, 1801]
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Description of a Grammar School house intended to be built at the University
Length of the House over walls 30 feet
Breadth of [the House over walls] 20 ft
Heighth of the pitch in the clear 10 feet
One Story high —
Two strong Batton Doors one in the center of the front, the other opposite in the back wall —
With 8 windows of 12 lights each of 10 X 12 common glass — to be placed where the Commissioners shall direct —
Also one brick chimney in each gable — the fire place to be 5 feet wide 2 feet high — the foundation of the chimneys to be of stone to the heighth of 1 foot from the Ground — 2 hearths laid with brick or stone not less than the full width of the chimney & 2 in breadth from the fire place —
The frame to be of good sound substantial scantling, sawed except the heavy pieces and of the kind & dimensions mentioned in the annexed bill & with good heart pine plank weather boarding 8 inches wide & ¾ inch thick & to lap two full inches the plank to be only jointed & beaded & not plained — & put on with 10.d nails —

1550 — 10.d

The Windows and Doors to be cased outside & inside in a plain & workmanlike manner but without ornament —
A plain substantial chimney piece to each chimney, also with out ornament —
One floor below of inch & quarter plank, quartered, plain joints broken — laid with 20.d nails —

600 — 20d

The Roof to be sheeted with inch pine, or ¾ inch Oak plank, & covered with good heart of pine shingles —

    Sheeting 1000. 8.d nails
    Shingling 6000. 6.d [nails]
    Doors & Window Cassing &ex 500. 10.d