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Albion Winegar Tourgée (1838–1905)

Tourgée, Albion Winegar. An American lawyer, author, and editor; born at Williamsfield, OH, May 2, 1838; died in 1905. He served in the Northern army (1861–65), settled in the South, was a judge, and afterwards editor. He published: ‘The North Carolina Form Book’ (1874); ‘The North Carolina Code’ (1878); ‘Legal Digest’ (1879); ‘North Carolina Reports’ (1879). His most popular novels are: ‘Figs and Thistles’ (1879); ‘A Fool’s Errand, by One of the Fools’ (1879); ‘Bricks Without Straw’ (1880); ‘Hot Plowshares’ (1883); ‘An Appeal to Cæsar’ (1884); ‘Black Ice’ (1887); and ‘Button’s Inn’ (1887).