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Block 152, 1868-1916, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 152, the parameters being S. Front Street, Market Street, S. Second 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 Andrew Smith, L. Hansen, J. B. Hill, E. E. Burruss, Lela Smith, Atkinson, John C. Bailey, McQueen, Gammell, O. G. Parsly, M. M. Smith, Sallie O. Lamb, Louis Barlow, Sarah Barlow, William Smith, Aydott, Anddott, Ayddoleth, John Pollock, Sarah Edens, Atkins, Adkins, R. McDougald, L. A. Hart, Muland, G. Holmes, E. B. Darby, J. D. Smith, Peter Smith, Jacob Macks, George Hornet, Mary E. Myers, W. C. Howard, Valeria Meginney, John T. Rankin, T. D. Meares, John Rowan, Arletta Hart, Henry A. Burr, Isadore Rosenbaum, Susan P. Howard, George A. Peck, Elizabeth P. Peck, Louis Paget, Harnett, W. D. Cowan, C. H. Dudley, Edward Dudley Cowan, Aaron Rheuistan, Ludwig Hansen, and London Corner. Other entities mentioned in these records include Homes Grocery Company. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1868, 1882, 1886, 1890, 1892, 1893, 1901, 1902, and 1916, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1868-1916, 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