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"Article 41: That a school or schools be established by the Legislature, for the convenient Instruction of Youth, with such Salaries to the Masters, paid by the Public, as may enable them to instruct at low prices; and all useful Learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities."

-- North Carolina Constitution of 1776

 

Source: John L. Cheney, Jr., ed. North Carolina Government, 1585-1979: A Narrative and Statistical History. Raleigh: North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State, 1981, p. 815

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