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Guide to the Alonzo and Lydia Knapp Horton Collection MS 26
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Box-folder 1:1

Real estate: deeds, 1867 May 4-1868 December 24

Includes:

Records of city lands bought by Alonzo Horton and lots in Horton’s Addition bought and sold by Alonzo Horton.
Box-folder 1:2

Real estate: deeds, 1869 February 15-November 24

Includes:

Records of city lands bought by Alonzo Horton and lots in Horton’s Addition bought and sold by Alonzo Horton.
Deed for 1/2 of Lot D, Block 58 of Horton’s Addition, sold by M.P. McLaughlin to Alonzo Horton, dated May 19, 1869 (in F4D1)
Box-folder 1:3

Real estate: deeds, 1870 February 7-1894 November 7

Includes:

Records of city lands bought by Alonzo Horton and lots in Horton’s Addition bought and sold by Alonzo Horton.
Box-folder 1:4

Real estate: Abstracts of Title, 1885 September 17-1887 September 28

Includes:

Abstract for the southern half of Block 178 of Horton’s Addition
Two copies of an abstract for Lot J of Block 112 of Horton’s Addition
Box-folder 1:5

Real estate: correspondence, 1867 August 26-1868 March 1

Includes:

Correspondence from Alonzo Horton to E.W. Morse.
Box-folder 1:6

Real estate: correspondence, 1868 May 25-1873 July 19

Includes:

Correspondence from Alonzo Horton to E.W. Morse and A.C. Wright, and one letter from the San Diego Board of Supervisors to Alonzo Horton.
Box-folder 1:7

Real estate: miscelaneous land developments, 1870-1976 and undated

Includes:

Article about the Horton House
Recollections of Horton House architect W.W. Bowers
Correspondence regarding Horton Plaza
Pamphlet about Hortonville, Wisconsin
Full issue of the Hortonville Star, May 7, 1971 (in F4D1)
Box-folder 1:8

Legal proceedings, 1869-1882

Includes:

Printed court proceedings from Charles E. DeWolf vs. A.E. Horton et al., and Savings & Loan Society vs. Horton et al.
Box-folder 1:9

Alonzo Horton memorials, 1908-1972 and undated

Includes:

Resolution No. 71330 to install a plaque at Civic Center Hall
Correspondence and pledges to the Horton Bust Fund
Programs for Alonzo Horton Day
Certificates from the Chamber of Commerce Centennial
Box-folder 1:10

Horton family, 1866 November 12-1948 May 24 and undated

Includes:

Invoice for work at Mrs. Horton’s house
Horton family tree
Postcards and correspondence about Barnabas Horton
Box-folder 1:11

Lydia Knapp Horton, 1903 April 20-1924 March 6 and undated

Includes:

Correspondence
Affidavit of election expenses
Autobiographical notes
Transcript of a public address
Box-folder 1:12

Knapp family, 1863 October 21-1971 May 11 and undated

Includes:

Military record of William Knapp
Estate of William Bailey Knapp
Record book of Smith/Bailey/Knapp family births and deaths
Several photos and sketches