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George Phifer Erwin papers, 1779-1931.

Author: George Phifer Erwin
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : Master microform : English
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Family letters; promissory notes; bills and receipts; deeds for land and slaves; wills; and business, legal, and estate papers of George Phifer Erwin and other members of the Erwin and Avery families of Burke County. Family correspondence consists of several letters to Erwin's father-in-law William Waightstill Avery (1816-1864), including a few from Isaac Thomas Avery, William's father, concerning the use of slave
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Isaac Thomas Avery; William Waightstill Avery; George Phifer Erwin; Avery family.; Erwin family.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George Phifer Erwin
OCLC Number: 31693223
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#246).
Master microfilm (M-246) held by: NcU.
Microfilm filmed by University of North Carolina, Library, Photographic Service, 1957.
Description: 1040 items (1.5 linear ft.)
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Family letters; promissory notes; bills and receipts; deeds for land and slaves; wills; and business, legal, and estate papers of George Phifer Erwin and other members of the Erwin and Avery families of Burke County. Family correspondence consists of several letters to Erwin's father-in-law William Waightstill Avery (1816-1864), including a few from Isaac Thomas Avery, William's father, concerning the use of slave labor in North Carolina and California gold mines, 1852.

There are also letters in the 1850s to Erwin while a student at Davidson College from his parents and other relatives and friends with family, lcoal, and political news, 1857-1861. There are also Civil War letters of Erwin describing his experiences as a Confederate staff officer in Virginia and North Carolina, 1861-1863, and in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, 1863-1865, particularly at the battles of Gettysburg and Chattanooga. Later items include records of relatives' estates, including that of Erwin's mother.

Microfilm contents: Reel 1. Typed-transcript copies of George Phifer Erwin letters.

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