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Signature of James L. Dusenbery and several photographs artistically combined.

Avery, Thomas Lenoir

Thomas Lenoir Avery was the son of Harriet Erwin and Isaac Thomas Avery (1785-1864), a prominent politician, planter, and banker in Burke County, NC. Young Avery entered the University in 1837, became a member of the Dialectic Society, and graduated in 1841.





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