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Block 117, 1863-1919, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 117, the parameters being S. Fifth Avenue, Ann Street, S. Sixth Street, and Nun Street. These documents include envelopes, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, correspondence, mortgage certificates, deeds, Mechanics' Home Association documents, indenture documents, newspaper clippings, and court documents. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include Barneman, Alex Hewlett, H. Hewlet, Jas. Wilson, Alice Roberts, W. J. Flynn, Daisy Flynn, G. W. Price Jr., W. E. Price, James R. Guthrie, M. L. Bell, N. J. Hines, M. Ethel Hines, Alice L. Adkins, J. W. Brothers, L. H. Marsteller, Nathanial C. Williams, Elizabeth Ann Williams, Daniel Morgan Davis, Register, Quick, John Hewlett, Hewett, Walker, A. O. McEachern, Minnie F. McEachern, D. D. Barber, J. A. Brothers, Wm H. Register, Harriet J. Walker, W. T. Walker, Jno. H. Whiteman, Johanna Dorothea Mugge, Carl A. C. Mugge, Nannie R. Register, Adrian Vallers, Abel Walker, James H. Hewett, Maggie Hewett, R. R. Bellamy, Miriam Bell, Gerrell Walker, D. M. Davis, Nellie Davis, Kellog, John Walker, Wm Bloodward, and Julius Thompson. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1863, 1891, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1904, 1908, 1912,1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, and 1919, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1863-1919, 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