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Block 151, 1822-1909, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 151, the parameters being the Cape Fear River, Market Street, S. Front Street, and Dock Street. These documents include envelopes, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, correspondence, mortgage certificates, deeds, Mechanics' Home Association documents, newspaper clippings, and indentures. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include Musgrove, Musgrave, Elias Halsey, Elizabeth J. Martin, E. Allen, Ashe, Edward Wooten, Eliza Y. Wotten, Stephen Jewett, Charles W. Bradley, Thomas H. Wright, Elizabeth Lord, P. L. Murphy, Jas A. Peder, W. N. Peder, S. R. Potter, A. V. Hewlett, Charles McAlister, Phillip Prioleau Jr., Walter G. Curtis, Arthur Myers, Ancrum Lord, Samuel Cruise, Lance Crews, Richard Bradley, Alfred O. Bradley, William Larkins, R. B. Hill, E. H. Wingate, James G. Bradley, Richard B. Cameron, Wm Campbell, John Lord, W. C. Lord, C. F. Hill, Augusta C. Evans, Ashford, G. Holmes, Heide, J. Wessell, S. R. Parker, Wm Blaney, George Jennings, B. F. Hall, F. H. Edwards, J. Ella Edwards, J. C. H. Edwards, and Allen. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1822, 1877, 1892, 1900, 1905, 1906, 1908, and 1909, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920. Also includes an indenture document from 1822.


  • Creation: 1822-1909, 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