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Lot and Block » Lots 7 & 8, Block 7 Old Lot 8, Block B
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Built » c. 1882-84
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Owner(s) » Dr. William J. Sibley (#129) original owner Hiram W. Brelsford, 30 August 1890 (lot 7 #203) lease JA20:296 M. D. Peck, c. 1892 (lot 7 #300) lease JA22:224; c. 1900 (lot 8 #537) Maggie H. Peck, 19 January 1903 (lots 7-8 #605) M/M J. Walter Duvall, 1916 (#957, 698) Margaret Helen Duvall, 5 May 1920 (#1022) Maurice & Della Browning, 26 September 1921 (#1060) Augusta W. Weaver, 2 August 1888 (JA 11: 115) Elizabeth W. & H. F. Shattuck (liber 2819 folio 184) Donald E. & Birgit Henninger, 29 July 1980 (liber 5551 folio 52)
Remarks » House on lot 7. One of the first four cottages on Grove Avenue; in 1890, William J. Sibley lived at 1327 L Street NW. In 1890 William W. S. Dyre protested transfer of ownership of cottage to to Peck, claiming he owned it, having paid Mrs. Weaver $125 for it.
Sources » Edwards, p. 91; DC City Directory; 1886 Plat of Grove Avenue; Record of Leases, 1883-1906; County Tax Records; Dyre correspondence 29 April 1890; Association records; Subject file “complaints”; Lang subdivision plan 1886 (Edwards p. 105); Register of Stock Certificates.

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