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Block 119, 1876-1909, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 119, the parameters being S. Seventh Street, Ann Street, S. Eighth Street, and Nun 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 John Harris Davis, Thomas R. Mask, Preston Cumming, B. A. Carter, Peacock, S. Canady, Kenady, S. Dixon, Jas. Wilson, Allison Burnett, Henry Green, Mary C. Green, John Henry Danes, Matilda B. Carter, Thomas H. Knight, John A. Sanders, Cain, Farmer, Coats, Louis Guyer, Mary Howe Guyer, W. B. McKoy, Isham Young, Betsy Davis, James Wilson, Perry Green, Salem J. Bell, Henry D. Sampson, James Jones, Elizabeth Peacock, Jos. D. Sampson, M. S. Milland, Johnson Hooper, Annie E. Luider, Laura Jones, Mary F. Jones, Wm Wescott, Harriet H. Bellamy, Thomas J. Bromill, Jno H. Merrick, Stephen Nixon, John D. Bellamy, William T. Harriss, and W. Reston. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1876, 1883, 1884, 1889, 1890, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900, 1902, 1906, 1907, and 1909, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1876-1909, 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