A petition for a school to be established in New
Salem, North Carolina.
Petition for a School
New Salem, N.C. Jan. 29th  We the
undersigned promise to pay unto the school committee for District
No. 10 the sum set to our names for the purpose of building a
publick schoolhouse (with necessary [illegible] for preaching) on a
location at the West end of Town convenient to a Spring and other