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Block 191, 1890-1916, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 191, the parameters being S. Front Street, Grace Street, N. Second Street, and Dock Street. These documents include envelopes, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, correspondence, mortgage certificates, deeds, Mechanics' Home Association documents, newspaper clippings, indentures, and court documents. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include John McRae, Jos. H. Dickson, Leren Love, J. S. Kelly, Ida L. Kelly, McDougall, McDougal, John P. Gause, Thomas F. Gause, George O. Gaylord, I. Shrier, Roger Moore, D. G. Worth, Susan E. Moore, R. H. Picket, Mary Picket, McEachern, Sarah Perrin, W. E. Springer, O. R. Hollingsworth, John D. Bellamy Jr., Smith, Henry Reeder, Johana Reeder, Julia A. Kelly, Rhoda Mott, Adgerton Mott, P. H. Picket, Archibald Hanby, Josephine Hanby, John R. Hanby, George C. Kelley, Adelaide H. Kelley, Walter L. Kelley, Lizzie J. Kelley, Viola Kelley, Edward Kelley, James D. Kelley, S. P. Collier, and Emma F. Collier. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1890, 1895, 1902, 1904, 1905, 1913, 1914, 1915, and 1916, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1890-1916, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Access to some materials in this collection has been restricted by Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact the Center for Southeast North Carolina Archives and History at for information on access to this collection.


From the Collection: 24 Containers (Contains 18 bankers boxes, 2 document boxes, 1 oversize box, and 3 oversize folders)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English