Real property records, 1921-1951.


Real property records, 1921-1951.

Legal files on property purchased from the Rokeby Realty Company by a family syndicate headed by Charles Copeland in 1923. This property was originally part of the abandoned Brandywine Works of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and portions of it are now part of the property of the Hagley Museum and Library. The first file contains correspondence relating to the purchase, copies of deeds, descriptions of parcels by metes and bounds, and schedules of former workers' houses on the property. The second file contains an appraisal of the real property of the estate of Mrs. Charles Copeland made in 1951. There is also an 1950 survey showing the exchange of property between Lammot du Pont Copeland and Christ Church.

2 folders.


SNAC Resource ID: 6763598

Hagley Museum & Library

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Christ Church Christiana Hundred (Greenville, Del.) (corporateBody)

Christ Church Christiana Hundred is an Episcopal church in Greenville, Delaware. It was founded in 1848 with the help of the du Pont family and Reverend Samuel BrinckleĢ of the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware. For many years Christ Church served as a church for the du Pont family and their employees, but now serves a larger community. In 1848, Alfred Lee, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware, appointed Reverend Samuel BrinckleĢ a missionary for New Castle County. As...

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Louisa d'Andelot du Pont was the daughter of Lammot du Pont (1831-1884) and Mary Belin du Pont (1839-1913). She married Charles Copeland (1867-1944) on February 16, 1904. From the description of Letters, 1883-1888. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122355331 ...

Rokeby Realty Company. (corporateBody)

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