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Helen Aitken Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

1129 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 11/80. Last revised 2/18.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers. 

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 0.21 linear feet

CREATOR: Helen Aitken

DATE: 1810-1972

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Helen Aitken Collection contains original and photocopies of deeds to 101 N. Washington St., Winchester, VA from 1810 to 1965. Also included is a narrative history of this lot at the N.W. corner of Washington and Amherst Streets and 2 HABS blueprints showing 101 and other houses on the block. 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Helen Aitken is the donor of this collection and a Winchester, VA resident.

CITE AS: Helen Aitken Collection, 1129 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA. 




Records relating to 101 North Washington Street, Winchester VA, 11 items, manuscript on printed form (photocopy) (Originals of Deeds are in Mapcase 2, Drawer 1) (folder contains the following): 

Description of William Baldwin property and Baldwin Koontz indenture, April 7, 1810
Deed from William Baldwin and Elizabeth Baldwin (his mother) to George Koontz, April 27, 1811
Deed from Joshua and Elizabeth Baldwin to William Rhodes, March 18, 1825
Deed from James Baldwin to William Rhodes, April 15, 1826
Deed from Abner Long, Lydia Long and William Long, Mary Long, Elizabeth Funkhouser and Amos Ritenour to Robert Long, December 8, 1829
Deed from Mary Baldwin to William Rhodes, January 18, 1830
Deed from Joshua and Lucinda Baldwin, Thomas W. and Mary Sale (Mary Baldwin) and James and Amy Baldwin to William Rhodes, September 2, 1831, with 8 attached certifications:
John Bell and Charles H. Clark, JPs in Frederick County VA, examination of Lucinda Baldwin, September 3, 1831
John Bell and Charles H. Clark, JPs in Frederick County VA, certify Joshua Baldwin signature
James Baldwin, Thomas and May Sale (Mary Baldwin lined out), acknowledge signing deed before Jackson King and Amos Webster, JPs, Madison County IN, August 9, 1832
Amos Webster and Jackson King certified as JPs by W. B. White, Acting Clerk, Mountain County IN, March 12, 1833
William B. White certified as Acting Clerk by John R. Porter, Judge of the First Circuit Court
David Douglas and James A. Scott, JPs in Green County OH, examination of Amy Baldwin, April 25, 1832
Douglas and Scott certified as JPs by James Glover, Clerk of the Court, Green County OH, April 25, 1833
Glover certified as Clerk of the Court  by George J. Smith, Judge of 7th Circuit, Ohio, May l, 1833
Deed from Abner and Lydia Long, William and Mary Long, Elizabeth Funkhouser and Amos Ritenour to Robert Long, February 2, 1842
Deed from Alexander and Millicent Tidball to Robert Long, December 15, 1846
Deed from Farmers and Merchants Bank to Ruth Farley Massey, December 1, 1936
Deed from William P. Massey and Ruth Farley Massey to Helen J. Massey, September 30, 1965

History of 101 N. Washington Street -- "Narrative of the History of Lot 3 and Part of Lot 2, at the Northwest Corner of the Intersection of Washington and Amherst Streets," by W. W. Glass, June 25, 1938, 6 leaves, typescript, photocopy

Miscellaneous - 1842 and 1865, 2 items
Letter to William Moreland from Daniel Moreland, August 6, 1842, 1 leaf, manuscript, photocopy
Promissory note between Edmiston & Company and Jos. S. Kline, September 27, 1865, 1 leaf, manuscript, photocopy



Blueprint - Amherst Street, Historic American Buildings Survey, Sheet 1 of 6, 1972

Blueprint - Amherst Street, Historic American Buildings Survey, Sheet 2 of 6, 1972

Originals of deeds in Box 1, 10 items