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Title: Board of Trustees Minutes, December 19, 1818 [Containing the Plans of Education for the Preparatory School and the College]: Electronic Edition.
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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Title of collection: Records of the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina (#40001), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Board of Trustees Minutes, December 19, 1818 [Containing the Plans of Education for the Preparatory School and the College]
Author: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees
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Note: Call number 40001 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Board of Trustees Minutes, December 19, 1818 [Containing the Plans of Education for the Preparatory School and the College]
University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Board of Trustees



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December 19th A.D. 1818
The Board met according to adjournment when were present
    James Mebane Esqr President pro tem by special deputation from His Excellency the Governor &c
    Thomas Love
    Revd Wm McPheeters
    Revd Doctor Joseph Caldwell
    5. John Haywood
    William Polk
    Simmons I. Baker
    Bartlett Yancey
    John Winslow
    10. Henry Seawell
    Archibald D. Murphey
    Henry Potter
    13. Robert Williams (Raleigh)
The memorial of John Hogg and Doctor Nathaniel Hill Executer and Devisee of Thomas Jennings decd was received and read whereupon it was
Resolved that the prayer of the politicians be not granted, but that such should be instituted &c.

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Mr Murphey from the committee appointed to investigate the propriety of building at the University a Laboratory & made a report; which being read was ordered to lie upon the table for further consideration.
Ordered that Messrs Polk, Seawell, & Murphey be appointed a committee to enquire into the right and propriety of selling Mr Gerrards service right of land and the land warrants belonging to the Trustees, and to make a report thereon.
Be it ordained by the Trustees of the University of North Carolina; and it is hereby ordained by the authority of the same; that the following plan of education shall be adopted for the preparatory school and College in the University of this State for the future tenet.

For the preparatory School



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    1. Latin Grammar
    2. Corderius or Sacra historia
    3. Asops fables. 25.
    4. Selectæ veteri.
    5. Cornelius Nepos or Viri Romæ
    6. Mairs introduction
    7. Cæsari Commentarius
    8. Prosody.
    9. Ovidi editio expurgatæ.
    10. Virgil, Bucolics & Six books of Æneid
    11. Greek Grammar.
    12. St Johns Gospel and acts of the Apostles in Greek.
    13. Græca Minora to Lucians Dialogues.

College

    Freshman Class. First Session.
      14. Sallust.
      15. Adams' antiquities.
      16. Græca minora continued.


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      17. Elements of anticent & modern geography
      18. Arithmetick.
      19. Algebra.
      20. English grammar.
      21. Composition — Meso's Declamation.

    Second Session
      22. Virgil — georgicks — Ciceros Orations
      23. Græca Majora, First Volume.
      24. Algebra continued
      25. Adams' antiquities — English grammar composition, Declamation, Theses.

    Sophomore Class.
    First Session
      26. Græca Majora continued, First Volume
      27. Horace.
      28. Algebra continued
      29. Geometry.
      30. Theses, Composition, Declamation.


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    Second Session
      31. Horace continued
      32. Homers Iliad.
      33. Geometry continued
      34. Geography.
      35. Composition, Declamation.

    Junior Sophisters
    First Class
      36. Plane Trigonometry
      37. Logarithms.
      38. Mensuration of heights & distances.
      39. Surveying.
      40. Spherical Trigonometry.
      41. Classicks, Composition, Declamation

    Second Session
      42. Navigation
      43. Conick Sections
      44. Fluxions.
      45. Natural philosophy.
      46. Classicks, Composition; Declamation.


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    Senior Class.
    First Session
      47. Chemistry.
      48. Mineralogy.
      49. Geology.
      50. Philosophy of natural history.
      51. Moral philosophy.
      52. Stuarts Essay on the progress of the moral and ethical Sciences.
      53. Logick.
      54. Natural philosophy continued
      55. Playfairs Essay on the progress of the mathematical and physical Sciences.
      56. Astronomy.
      57. Classicks, English grammar, Composition Declamation.

    Second Session
      58. Chemistry, Mineralogy, Geology continued
      59. Rhetorick.
      60. Chronology.


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      61. Metaphysicks.
      62. Classicks, Composition, Declamation.

The Board then adjourned until the 22d instant