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Box OS 1


Contains 4 Results:

Articles of agreement and description of church, 1765 September, undated

 File — Box: OS 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Contains the original articles of agreement for the church from September 1765, as well as a photocopy. Also contains a written document describing the lot and style of the church to be built at Third and Market Streets. Document is undated, though likely circa 1765.

Dates: 1765 September, undated

Architectural drawings and floor plans, 1922-1994, undated

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains 18 sets of architectural drawings, floor plans, and a topographic survey for the main church building and grounds, including of renovations and additions to the parish, gardens, Sunday school, and kitchen.

Dates: 1922-1994, undated

Cornerstone document, 1839

 File — Box: OS 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Contains the original document proclaiming the cornerstone of the new church building was laid in 1839. A second copy is also included, as well as two typescript versions and a photocopy.

Dates: 1839

Newspaper articles, 1923-1945

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper articles from local Wilmington papers detailing the history of St. James, as well as the June 18, 1939 issue of the Sunday Star-News celebrating Wilmington's 200th anniversary, which includes a history of the church. A typescript of the article is included.

Dates: 1923-1945