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Block 100, 1891-1907, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 100, the parameters being S. Front Street, Nun Street, S. Second Street, and Church Street. These documents include envelopes, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, correspondence, mortgage certificates, deeds, Mechanics' Home Association documents, indenture documents, and newspaper clippings. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include Cumming, Bertha Watson, Watson, Fowler, J. A. Orrell, Averell, , Mebane, Chas P. Mebane, Martha C. Mebane, John J. Fowler, R. F. Fowler, J. J. Allen, J. T. Sholar, W. M. Cumming, Treadwell, Joshua Potts, Cyrus Bryant, M. H. Waddell, Andrew Smith, H. C. McQueen, Isaac Bear, C. H. Robinson, E. B. Dudley, Sneed, Harrissen, Smith, Preston Cumming, Andrew Thompson, Lazarus, Fiske, Whatson, Jno R. Larkins, W. Huntington, J. B. King, Ed Bates, Silphia Colharda, Charles Craig, John J. Fowler, R. F. Fowler, McGowan, Waddell, Oscar H. Wright, A. M. Waddell, Jr., Roger Moore, Haynes Waddell, Francis Waddell, Mary F. Waddell, A. S, Robinson, Louis Poissen, Charles H. Robinson, Edward Smith, Robertson, Andrew Smith, Ellis, and Robbins. Other entities mentioned in these records include the Forceput Plantation. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1891, 1894, 1899, 1900, 1903, and 1907, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1891-1907, 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