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Wilbur T. Wilson
Series III. and IV.
4 Series III. Residence & Property Directory, n.d. (2 items) This is listed alphabetically by tenant, and includes tenant name, address, and the name of the landlord. Also included is the notebook in which these pages were originally bound. 117 Directory, n.d. (33 pp.) 118 Notebook cover The front and back cover of a "Sit Lux Writing Tablet," manufactured by the J.C.B. Company. Series IV: Ledgers, 1886-1941 (3 items) There are two ledgers in this series, each containing a record of services provided by Wilson for various clients. The entries are grouped by client name, though not in alphabetical order, and each volume has an index in the front. Also included is a series of hand-written drafts of a text for "A sketch and notes defining the bounds of adjacent territories of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware." 119 Ledger, 1891-1900 (271 pp.) An account of charges and payments made to Wilson for surveying work. There are several loose sheets inlaid between the pages of the journal. 120 Ledger, 1886-1941 (215 pp.) Includes an account of charges and payments, as well as a list of accounts for rents paid by his tenants. There are a number of loose sheets inlaid between the pages in this ledger as well. 121 Draft, n.d. (6 pp.) Written in pencil and ink, the narrative includes measurements of distance along boundaries, a chronology of border legislation concerning the three states (from 1701-1983), and a description of physical markers.
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Wilbur T. Wilson
Manuscript Collection Number: 377
Accessioned: Gift of the Estate of Wilbur T. Wilson, 1942
Extent: 4 linear ft. and ca. 500 maps
Content: Maps, notebooks, ledgers, directory, and narrative.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: August 1998 by Arthur Siegel; completed by Tabitha Groh, February 2000
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
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