Denny-Frye family papers, 1853-1915  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Denny-Frye family
Title
Denny-Frye family papers
Dates
1853-1915 (inclusive)
Quantity
.28 cubic ft (113 items)
Collection Number
0096 (Accession No. 0096-001)
Summary
Papers of Seattle pioneer families of Arthur Denny and George Frye
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Pioneer families of Seattle, Washington.

Seattle pioneer families of Arthur A. Denny and George F. Frye. Arthur Armstrong Denny was a banker, merchant, member of first territorial legislature, and territorial delegate to the U.S. Congress. George Frederick Frye was a businessman in milling, steamboating, and building construction.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Deeds, warranty deeds, other legal documents, correspondence, 1859-1915.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Deeds to PropertyReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Denny, John
Note regarding timing of C.D. Boren, A.A. Denny, and David S. Maynard
1853
Lot 8, Block 12. Boren's Addition
1866
Lot 3, Block 20. North Seattle
1870
Lots 10-12, Block 18. North Seattle
1872
25 acres: SW corner of D.T. Denny's Claim, E 60 rods, N 28 rods, W to Bay, S to Begin
1860
Lots 2 and 3, Block 2. A.A. Denny's Addition
1869
Lots 1-3, Block 3. Denny's Addition
1869
Memoranda of transaction of Lots 1-3, Block 3. Denny's Addition
1869
Lot 12, Block 10; Lots 1 and 12, Block 20; Lots 1 and 2, Block 29; Lots 1-6 and 12, Block 30. All North Seattle.
1872
1/2 - 1/3
Denny, Arthur Armstrong
Lot 8, Block 9. Boren's Addition
1859
Lots 1-4, Block 19; Lots 1-5, Block 29; Lot 4, Block 31. Maynard's Addition
1868
Lots 7, 10, and 11, Block 64. Denny's Addition
1877
Lots 2 and 7, Block 1. Denny-Bell Plat
1879
Lot 9, Block 1. Denny-Bell Plat
1879
Lots 3-5, Block 5; Lots 5-9, Block 12. Edes and Knight's Addition
1883
Lot 9, Block 24. A.A. Denny Plat
1888
Lot 2, Block 47. A.A. Denny's Sixth Addition
1888
Block 1, bounded by Front Street, Union Street, 2nd Street, and University Street
1863
Lot 5, One-third of Lot 8, Block 9. Denny-Boren Plat
1865
Lots 2, 3, 6, 7, 10, and 11, Block 18. A.A. Denny Plat
1873
Lots 9 and 12, Block 1. Denny-Bell Addition
1874
Lot 12, Block 24. A.A. Denny Addition
1875
1/4
Frye, George Frederick
40 feet square of SE corner of Lot 8, Block 9. C.D. Boren's addition
1860
Lots 7 and 8, Block 16. D.S. Maynard's plat of Seattle
1860
Lot 8, Block 9, Boren-Denny plat
1884
Affadavit of identity of Frye
1908
Sec. 1, Township 37; W of Range 2 East (1 acre)
1872
W half of NE 1/4 and E half of NW 1/4, Sec. 26, Township 26, N or Range 5 E (160 acres)
1874
W half of Lots 7 and 8, Block 16, D.S. Maynard's plat
1894
1/5
Bagley, Daniel
Lot 3, Block 3, Denny's addition
1865
Lots 1 and 2, Block 3. A.A. Denny's addition
1864
1/6
Denny, Mary A.
Block 1: bounded by Front Street, Union Street, 2nd Street and University St.
1864

Miscellaneous DeedsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/7

Container(s) Description Dates
Grow, S. Lumson and Avery, Joseph H.
Part of lot 8, Block 9. Boren plat
1859
McConaha, Ursula
Part of lot 8, block 9. Boren plat
1859
Woodin, Ira
Part of Lot 8, Block 9. Boren plat
1860
Denny, Arthur A.
Lot 5, Block 46. A.A. Denny's addition
1886

Warranty DeedsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/8
Frye, George Frederick
Lots 4 & 5, Block 107. D.T. Denny First Addition
1882
Block 44. T. Hanford's plat of S. Seattle addition
1882
3 tracts in Mercer's "Eden addition No. 2"
1882
E half of NW 1/4; W half of NE 1/4 Sec. 23, T29, N of Range 6E. (160 acres, Snohomish County)
1889
Lot 10 & 11, Block 18. A.A. Denny's Addition
1905
1/9 - 1/11
Denny, Arthur Armstrong
Block 1, D.T. Denny Addition. Lots 1, 4, 5, 8, Block 59, A.A. Denny addition. Lots 5 & 6, Block 23, Hanford addition. Block 1 and fractional block B in Union City; and 7 acres of tract adjoining Union City
1887
Lot 3, Block 40; Lot 2 in Block 42; Lots 10 & 11, Block 49. Denny-Bell plat
1887
Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, Block 19. Maynard's plat
1880
Lots 9 and 12, Block 3. Denny-Bell plat
1879
Lot 2, Block G. A.A. Denny plat
1879
Fractional Lot 7, Block 77. McNaught's addition
1878
Lots 9, 12, Block 3, Denny-Bell plat
1878
Lot 11, Block 45. A.A. Denny addition
1876
Lot 2, Block 1. Denny-Bell plat.
1876
Lot 9, Block 24. A.A. Denny plat
1881
Part of lots 2, 3, 6 & 7, Block 1. Yesler plat
1866
Lot 4, Block 33. Maynard's plat
1884
Lots 1, 2, 3, Block 3. A.A. Denny plat
1871
Lot 11, Block 1, Denny-Bell plat
1877

Quit Claim DeedsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/12

Container(s) Description Dates
Frye, George F.
Lot 6, Block 16. Maynard's plat
1888
Lot 3, Block 18. Denny's 3rd addition
1897
Lots 8 & 9, Block 144. Denny's Broadway addition
1891

Miscellaneous Land Papers and NotesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/13 - 1/16
Denny, Arthur Armstrong
Donation certificate, No. 314. [320 08/100 acres settled in 1852]
1864
Field notes of the survey of Donation claim No. 40 of Denny's.
Includes field notes, maps, description, etc. Also transcript of same.
undated
Denny's field notes and plat of Yesler's claim re: Yesler vs. Denny et. al.
undated
Certificate for Denny's ownership of the Strickler Donation Claim
1887
1/17
Maynard, David S.
Maynard's donation claim (certified copy) and abstract of Maynard's plat of Lot 4, Block 33
undated
1/18
Ohm, Jacob
Last will and testament
1866
Land patent
1874
1/19
Denny, Arthur Armstrong
Application to sell tide lands (copy) with five supporting documents
undated

Mortgages, MiscellaneousReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/20

Container(s) Description Dates
Denny, Arthur A.
1863
Frye, George F.
1894
Chesney, Edwin L.
1889-1894

BondsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/21

Container(s) Description Dates
Atkinson, M.A.
1893
Boardman, George W.
Includes draft and notes re: transaction
1891

Bills of SaleReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/22

Container(s) Description Dates
Wyckoff, Lewis V. and George F. Frye
Personal property (cows, wheat, etc.)
1869
Frye, George F.
One iron safe
1894

Powers of AttorneyReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/23

Container(s) Description Dates
Frye, George F.
Jacob Wiebens
1867
Appointment of Frye as executor of Wiebens' estate
1867
Mary L. Fortson
undated
Denny, Arthur A.
Martin V.B. Stacy and Elizabeth Stacy
1890

AgreementReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/24

Container(s) Description Dates
Denny, Arthur A. and George F. Frye with Henry Yesler
1866

Miscellaneous papers of Arthur A. DennyReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/25 - 1/30

Container(s) Description Dates
Account with Seattle Treasurer's office,and letter from Denny to Mayor and City Council
1881
Settlement of financial account between Henry L. Yesler and A.A. Denny
2 items
1873
Memorandum accompanying a check for $3500 payable to Dexter Horton and Company
1882
Notice of dissolution of partnership between A.A. Denny and Hugh McAleer
1881
Notices of grade assessments
4 items
1876-1877
Plat of an addition to the town of Seattle laid off by A.A. Denny
1872

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/31 - 1/35

Container(s) Description Dates
Bogue, Elizabeth Frye
From J. Thomas Turner to Mrs. Bogue
1915
Frye, George Frederick
From Richard Lehn to Frye
1905
Denny, Arthur A.
From Henry L. Yesler to Denny
1863
From W.T. Radir & Company to Denny
With enclosures: 2 letters to Radir from George L. Story; and 2 letters (copied by Story) from R. M. Spinney to D.W. C. Nelson, and from Nelson to Spinney
1890
Seattle and Walla Walla Trail and Wagon Road Company
Toll scrip coupons
1884

Court PapersReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/36 - 1/40

Container(s) Description Dates
Fowler, Joseph Curney and Caesar, W.J., plaintiffs vs. Anna M. Young, et al.
1898
Jarrold, Louisa Chapin vs. John Collins, et al.
1898
Northen Counties Investment Trust, Ltd. vs. Arthur Quinn et al.
1895
United States of America vs. Annie Tennant et al.
1898
Clise, J.W. et al. vs. Rex L. Ross et al.
undated
Boren, Carson D.
Bothell Canning Company stock certificate
1908
Voucher for Indian War pension payment
1912
Bagley, Daniel
Affidavit re: George Frye's ownership of University Land (copy)
1881
Mason, Charles H.
Letter from John Nugent, concerning theDecaturand Indian War (copy)
1855
Muster roll
1856

BondsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/41 - 1/44

Container(s) Description Dates
Bond binding Leander Terry and John N. Low to William N. Bell (contemporary copy)
1852
Yesler, Henry L.
Bond for Yesler as Clerk of the Probate Court, King County, Oregon Territory
1853
Denny, Arthur Armstrong
Original plat of the town of Seattle
1853
One bound volume containing surveying notes (Knoxville, IL), journal of the route to Oregon, and sales journal
Transferred to A.A. Denny Papers
1850-1853

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Denny-Frye family--Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Denny, Arthur Armstrong, 1822-1899 (creator)
    • Denny, John (creator)
    • Frye, George Frederick, 1833-1912 (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)