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Block 23, 1882-1918, undated

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 29, 30

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 23, the parameters being S. Seventh Street, Wright Street, S. Eighth Street, and Meares. 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 Kerchner, W. S. Moore, Louis Green, John D. Bellamy, Joseph McFarland, Charles F. Burnett, Susan C. Burnett, L. E. Allen, Walton, Sol Sternberger, A. S. Price, Frank Stedman, F.W. Kerchner, Henry Green, DuBrutz Cutlar Jr., Kate C. Shaw, L. J. Carter, L. L. Brown, Gertrude S. Tosher, Lewis Hill, B. J. King Jr., J. W. Scheuck, Wm Blaum, Thos W. Brown, Rebecca Jackson, Jeffrey Price, Geo Harriss, Owen D. Hall, Carr/Kerr, John Mitchell, Walter Shire, M. Moore, and Robt. T. Williams. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1882 and 1918, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1882-1918, 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

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository