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Block 34, 1870-1917, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 34, the parameters being S. Fourth Street, Dawson Street, S. Fifth Avenue, and Wright Street. These documents include envelopes and packets, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, business correspondence, mortgage certificates, deeds, descriptions of the locations, and Mechanics' Home Association documents. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include Thomas P. Bagley, T. W. Calliham, J. C. Davis, Joshua Potts, Henry B. Hewett, W. L. Smith, Geo Harriss, R. N. Smith, Wm Blaney, Peter Smith, Thomas D. Meares, Thomas H. Wright, Henry L. Herring, Simmons, J. Ballard, R. K. Dickinson, David S. Worth, Jacob Hartman, Thomas Reston, Henry Green, Charles H. Bulkley, Pugh, Arch Monroe, Brooks, John Waddel, J. R. Landon, Mary F. Simmons, Gafford, Jacob Hartman, Annie Franks, J. Craig, George W. Burnett, E. G. Barker, Crowly, R. R. Bellamy, and Alfred Jones. Other entities mentioned in these records include Wilmington Cotton Mills. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1870, 1882, 1883, 1904, 1907, 1911, 1916, and 1917, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1870-1917, 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