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Block 91, 1893-1919, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 91, the parameters being S. Fifth Street, Church Street, S. Sixth Street, and Castle Street. These documents include envelopes, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, mortgage certificates, deeds, Mechanics' Home Association documents, and indentures. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include Lewis Davis, D. J. Brady, J. D. Sampson, W. P. Canaday, Joseph Smith, Henry Martin, W. P. Flanner, George W. Price, Mary Allen, W. A. Cumming, Mark Edward Keathley, N. R. Slocumb, Hooper, Wm Bloodworth, Davis, M. Costin, Eliza Mellon, John Griffith, Samuel Blossom, John D. Taylor, Isaac Lilly, Thomas R. Mask, Johnson Hooper, S. H. Manning, W. M. Cumming, Arthur Schulker, T. R. Mask, Jos M. Hall, Owen Ferrell, Wm Holmes, John L. Wescott, Henry Hall, J. W. Huggins, Richard Beasly, Jeremiah Griffith, S. H. Manning, Daniel O'Connore, Sarah Griffith, Lisette Prempert, F. F. Zillers, J. D. H. Klander, and Cliffer. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. Specific dates mentioned in these records include 1893, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1906, 1910, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1918, and 1919, although the bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 1893-1919, 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