[Raleigh? 1861]. Caption title [as issued], stitched. 15, [1 blank] pp. Old tape binding at blank inner margins of first and last pages. Scattered light foxing. Good+.
Wiley was Superintendent of Common Schools in North Carolina. He and others, signing in type at the end, represent "a large number and all classes of the schools of our State." They endorse Resolutions declaring that "the contest now going on for Southern Independence, should commend itself to the hearts and consciences of all the people of the Confederate States." The State's educational system should take the lead in inculcating right patriotic sentiments in the breasts of young southerners, and the virtues of the agricultural slave system.
Parrish & Willingham 7965. Not in Thornton, Harwell, Crandall. Item #36968