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Block 90, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to real estate transactions of Wilmington’s Block 90, the parameters being S. Fourth Street, Church Street, S. Fifth Street, and Castle Street. These documents include envelopes, plat drawings, single sheets of notes, correspondence, mortgage certificates, and Mechanics' Home Association documents. Names of specific people mentioned in these records include Joshua Potts, Allen, M. Q. Waddell, Thomas W. Burriss, D. O'Connor, Mary E. McFarland, Thomas Hewett, Colley, Kelly W. Jewell, R. McDougald, Thomas Howle, David Ross, Henry Green, Johnson, Johnston, Peter Smith, W. H. Taylor, Sarah Ann Sulivan, Cornelia Sulivan, Joseph H. Barber, Fredrick Becauser, D. R. Canaday, Patience Newcome, Malinda Blake, H. Vallers, D. J. Brady, John Sheehan, E. J. Fanning, Sue C. Weill, Ann Price, and Newcomb. This list is not conclusive, as many records are incomplete or illegible. The bulk of the materials are undated and likely range from the 1870s to 1920.


  • Creation: 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