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St. Thomas Manor (25 of 39), 1771 - 1917

 File — Box: 61, Folder: 2
Identifier: 119_28_4
St. Thomas Manor (25 of 39)
St. Thomas Manor (25 of 39)

Scope and Contents

Legal documents and correspondence related to Pye's Chance: Three letters (1912) from John F. Mudd to Joseph Zwinge, S.J.; Letter (Sept. 23, 1912) from Fr. Zwinge to General L.A. Wilmer; Two letters (1912) from L. Allison Wilmer; Deed (1882) between R. Cutler & Catherine Fergusson and W. Joseph Norris; Plat [copy] of Pye's Chance (1862); Deed (1852) between Matilda & Milly Boswell and Samuel Cox; Land sold by Corporation at St. Thomas' to F. DeSales Plowden; Deed [copy, (1913)] between the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen and F. DeSales Plowden; Deed (Feb. 1913) between F. DeSales & Pearle Plowden and the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen; Memorandum of Agreement between Joseph Zwinge and F. DeSales Plowden; Note (1915) concerns Plowden deed; Letter (Aug. 12, 1909) to Fr. Zwinge from Peter W. Kendrick; Survey (1909) of Plowden's Lot; Note (1914) from Fr. Zwinge concerns P.R. Will's purchase of Pye's Chance; Deed (1914) between the Corporation RCC and P. Reed Wills regards sale of Pye's Chance; Unexecuted contract (1882) between B.F. Wiget, S.J., and Jennie and Nellie Neale; Deed (1893) between Jennie & Nellie Neale and Corp. RCC; Letter (Dec. 20, 1881) from Fr. Wiget to C.C. Lancaster; Contract (1873) between Fr. McAtee and Mrs. Mary Pye in regard to lease of house at St. Thomas; Letter [fragmented (Oct. 3, 1771)] to George Hunter from T. Stone concerns advice on how to petition Assembly to lay out town called Edenburgh at St. Thomas; Petition (1771) of George Hunter to Governor Robert Eden and the Assembly to grant power to lay out the town of Edenburgh.

**Former finding aid locations: 119_28_4; 101aW1-101aZ2**


  • 1771 - 1917

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From the Collection: 308 boxes (212 regular boxes, 25 oversized boxes, 58 restricted regular boxes, 13 restricted oversized boxes, plus 14 card catalog drawers )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Multiple languages


Repository Details

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