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Title: Archibald D. Murphey's Plan of Education, December 1818: Electronic Edition.
Author: Murphey, Archibald D. (Archibald De Bow), 1777-1832
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
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Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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2005-06-28, 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: Archibald D. Murphey's Plan of Education, December 1818
Author: [Archibald D. Murphey]
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Note: Call number 40005 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Archibald D. Murphey's Plan of Education, December 1818
Murphey, Archibald D. (Archibald De Bow), 1777-1832



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Plan of Education

    1. Latin grammar
    2. Corderius or Sacra historia
    3. Asop's fables 25
    4. Selectæ e veteri
    5. Cornelius Nepos or Viri Romae
    6. Mair's introduction
    7. Caesar's Commentaries 7 Books
    8. Prosody
    9. Ovidii edition expurgata
    10. Virgil — Bucolics & 6 books of Aneid
    11. Greek grammar
    12. St. John's gospel and Acts of the apostles in Greek
    13. Graeca Minor to Lucian's dialogues

College

    Freshman Class First Session

      14. Sallust
      15. Adam's antiquities
      16. Graeca Minora continued
      17. Elements of Ancient & Mod. Geography
      18. Arithmetick
      19. Algebra
      20. English grammar
      21. Composition, Theses, Declamation

    Page 72

    Second Session

      22. Virgil — georgicks — Cicero's orations
      23. Graeca Majora First volume
      24. Algebra continued
      25. Adam's antiquities — English grammar — Composition — Declamation — Theses

    Sophomore Class
    First Session

      26. Graeca Majora continued — First volume
      27. Horace
      28. Algebra continued
      29. Geometry
      30. Theses, Composition, Declamation

    Second Session

      31. Horace continued
      32. Homer's Iliad
      33. Geometry continued
      34. Geography
      35. Composition, Declamation

    Junior Sophisters — First Session

      36. Plane Trigonometry
      37. Logarithms
      38. Mensuration of heights & distances
      39. Surveying
      40. Spherical trigonometry

    Page 73
      41. Classicks, Composition, Declamation

    Second Session

      42. Navigation
      43. Conick Sections
      44. Fluxions
      45. Natural Philosophy
      46. Classicks, Composition, Declamation

    Senior Class
    First Session

      47. Chemistry
      49. Geology — Philosophy of Natural History
      50. Moral Philosophy — Stuart's Essay on the progress of the moral & ethical Sciences
      51. Logick
      52. Natural Philosophy continued — Playfair's Essay on the progress of the mathematical & physical Sciences1
      53. Astronomy
      54. Classicks, Eng. Grammar, Composition, Declamation

    Second Session

      55. Chemistry, Mineralogy, Geology continued
      56. Rhetorick
      57. Chronology
      58. Metaphysicks
      59. Classicks, Composition, Declamation


Page 74
1. 325 shares of Bank Stock at 10 per cent $3250
120 Students at 32 dolls . . . . . 3840
7090
2. President . . . . . 1200 + 300 . . . . . 1500
Prof. Math . . . . . 1000 + 300 . . . . . 1300
Prof. Chem. 1000 + 300 . . . . . 1300
Prof. Lang . . . . . 1000 + 300 . . . . . 1300
2 Tutors 800
6200
$890



Plan of
Education
1818
Adopted the 19th
Dec. 1818
B
Entered on the minutes at large

Endnotes:

1. The work referred to is probably Dissertation Second: Exhibiting a General View of the Progress of Mathematical and Physical Science since the Revival of Letters in Europe.