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Subseries 3. Financial and Estate Papers

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains documents relating to William M. Darlington's properties, investments, taxes and profession. Property records include a title to land in Allegheny County, an auction catalog of household goods inscribed to William, and a small notebook dated 1879 that lists bonds and mortgage payments. Additionally, two bound volumes, an account book and a book of financial records, document rent and mortgage payments, including payments from such institutions as the trustees of Jefferson College, and Snyder & Company. William owned stock in the Pittsburgh Manufacturing Company, the Sharpsburg Bridge Company, the Mercantile Library Hall Company, and paid taxes in Allegheny County and O'Hara Township. Also present are documents certifying William to practice law in Allegheny County and the state of Alabama.

Folder 32 Land surveys and abstract of title, 1803-1879
Folder 33 Stock shares, January 13, 1812
Folder 34 State of Alabama to William M. Darlington, January 5, 1838
Folder 35 Check written to cash, William M. Darlington, June, 1860
Folder 36 Receipt for money paid by William M. Darlington to stockholders of Sharpsburg Bridge Co., September 25, 1865
Folder 37 Auction Catalog, February 13, 1871
Folder 38 Financial Notes, 1879
Folder 39 Agreement, 1881
Folder 40 Taxes, 1881, 1916
Folder 41 Mercantile Library Hall Company Certificate for William Darlington, March 12, 1869