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Box 26

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Contains 26 Results:

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

 File — Box: 26, 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

Construction of new church, 1837-1840

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, financial information, and supply needs related to the construction of the new church building, which was deemed necessary in 1837 given the poor state of the original 1770 church. It also contains the original document proclaiming the cornerstone of the new church building was laid in 1839, as well as the original document stating the new church was consecrated in 1840. Typescripts and a photocopy of the document are also included.

Dates: 1837-1840

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

William De Rosset, 1888-1890

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Sub-Series:

This sub-sub-series contains the working files of vestry treasruers. Documents may include financial statements, correspondence, reports, payment information, and related material.

Dates: 1888-1890

Subscriptions, 1815-1818, 1885, undated

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains pew subscription lists, documentation, and correspondence.

Dates: 1815-1818, 1885, undated

Diagrams and charts, circa 1800s, undated

 File — Box: 26, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Contains originals and photocopies of pew seating diagrams and charts. Originals are circa 1800s.

Dates: circa 1800s, undated

Church additions, 1955, 1959, 1999-2000

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains plans and specifications for additions being made to St. James. A 1959 letter includes two photographs of the churchyard prior to the school building addition.

Dates: 1955, 1959, 1999-2000

Windows, 1892-1893, 1942-1974, 2012

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains material related to the history, replacement, and dedication of the church windows, including the stained glass and those in Mt. Lebanon Chapel.

Dates: 1892-1893, 1942-1974, 2012

Burial plots, 1800-1826, 1970, 1999

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains burial plot information related to specific families, including for the Corbett family at Mt. Lebanon Chapel and a metal box placed in the grave of Lt. William Green.

Dates: 1800-1826, 1970, 1999