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Avery family of North Carolina papers, 1777-1890, 1906

Author: Avery family of North Carolina.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript : English
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The collection includes personal and professional correspondence, legal papers, financial materials, and other papers relating to members of the Avery family and related Erwin, Lenoir, and Probert families. Personal correspondence concerns family affairs. Business correspondence concerns land; purchasing and hiring out of slaves; agriculture; politics; and financial, business, and legal affairs. Also included are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Avery family.; Alphonso Calhoun Avery; Clarke Moulton Avery; Isaac Erwin Avery; Isaac Erwin Avery; Isaac Thomas Avery; Waightstill Avery; William Waightstill Avery; Erwin family.; George Moses Horton; Lenoir family.; Probart family.; Alphonso Calhoun Avery; Clarke Moulton Avery; Isaac Erwin Avery; Isaac Erwin Avery; Isaac Thomas Avery; Waightstill Avery; William Waightstill Avery; George Moses Horton
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Avery family of North Carolina.
OCLC Number: 22150632
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#33).
Description: About 3000 items (6.0 linear ft.).
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The collection includes personal and professional correspondence, legal papers, financial materials, and other papers relating to members of the Avery family and related Erwin, Lenoir, and Probert families. Personal correspondence concerns family affairs. Business correspondence concerns land; purchasing and hiring out of slaves; agriculture; politics; and financial, business, and legal affairs. Also included are several Civil War letters of Isaac Thomas Avery and Isaac Erwin Avery (1828-1863) with the 6th North Carolina Regiment, official war correspondence, letters concerning Isaac Erwin Avery's death at Gettysburg, and notes concerning deserters. Also included are bills; receipts; estate papers and wills; account books documenting the Avery plantation at Swan Ponds and other plantations, including the distribution of goods to slaves and purchase and hiring out of slaves; papers relating to gold purchases at the State Bank of North Carolina and gold mines; and a copy of Andrew Jackson's 1788 challenge to a duel with Waightstill Avery. Also included are biographical materials; genealogical materials; clippings; Civil War materials relating to Isaac Erwin Avery (1828-1863); publications by Isaac Erwin Avery (1871-1904); a recipe book and poetry of Harriet Erwin Avery; an undated, four-page dialogue poem, titled "Folly's Dialogue," by the "Colored Bard of North Carolina," the pen name of George Moses Horton, a Chatham County, N.C., slave and poet; and other materials.

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