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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1894 F144
Date Range
1894
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1894
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1894
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0017
People
Smith, William
Smith, Lucy
Rettew, John M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Ephrata Twp.
Place
Ephrata Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1894 F144
Box Number
017
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Smith, Lucy.
Administrator: Rettew, John M.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
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Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1895 F030
Date Range
1895
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1895
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1895
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0017
People
Ferrier, Mary
Ferrier, John
Humphreyville, Christianna
Hamilton, Elizabeth
Miller, Mary
Dodge, Elizabeth
Ferrier, Susan
Simpson, William
Boyle, Grace
Gunnion, John
Hamilton, Alfred
Simpson, Samuel
Carpenter, Laura
Humphreyville, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1895 F030
Box Number
017
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Ferrier, John; Humphreyville, Christianna; Hamilton, Elizabeth; Miller, Mary; Dodge, Elizabeth; Ferrier, Susan; Simpson, William; Boyle, Grace; Gunnion, John; Hamilton, Alfred; Simpson, Samuel; Carpenter, Laura.
Administrator: Humphreyville, John.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
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Liquor License Papers
Title
Tavern petition of Christian Shertz, Jr.
Object ID
Tav 1821 F22 I02
Date Range
1821
  1 document  
Collection
Liquor License Papers
Title
Tavern petition of Christian Shertz, Jr.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Date Range
1821
Year
1821
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0006
People
Shertz, Christian Jr.
Shertz, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1821 F22 I02
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Located on road leadiing from Strasburg to Gap and Newport turnpike.
Formerly occupied by petitioner's father, Christian Shertz.
Petition granted.
April term.
Signers of Petition: John Monteith, Benjamin Brackbill, Henry A. Carpenter, Jacob Shertz, Moses Hemor.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Description Level
Item
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Liquor License Papers
Title
Tavern petition of Frederick Swobe
Object ID
Tav 1821 F22 I06
Date Range
1821
  1 document  
Collection
Liquor License Papers
Title
Tavern petition of Frederick Swobe
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Date Range
1821
Year
1821
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0006
People
Swobe, Frederick
Smoker, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1821 F22 I06
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Formally owned by John Smoker.
Known as the White Horse.
Located on the turnpike road.
Formerly occupied by Joseph Sample.
Petition granted.
April term.
Signers of Petition: John Lightner, J. H. Hopkins, Joseph Hoover, William M. Slaymaker.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Description Level
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Liquor License Papers
Title
Tavern petition of Hannah Johnson
Object ID
Tav 1821 F24 I03
Date Range
1821
  1 document  
Collection
Liquor License Papers
Title
Tavern petition of Hannah Johnson
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Date Range
1821
Year
1821
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0006
People
Johnson, Hannah
Neff, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1821 F24 I03
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Petitioner from Strasburg.
Formerly occupied by John Neff.
Petition not granted.
April term.
Signers of Petition: John Frazer, Moses Hemor, Benjamin Eshleman, William Smith, Thomas Burns, Francis Little, [unknown signature], Joseph C. Sample, Jacob Withers, Jacob Sherts, John Kinderick, William Glass, Henry Kendig, Joseph Potts, John Neff.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Description Level
Item
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Liquor License Papers
Title
Tavern petition of Levi Carpenter
Object ID
Tav 1822 F09 I02
Date Range
1822
  1 document  
Collection
Liquor License Papers
Title
Tavern petition of Levi Carpenter
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Date Range
1822
Year
1822
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0006
People
Carpenter, Levi
Gerber, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Earl Twp.
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Excellent
Object ID
Tav 1822 F09 I02
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Located on public road leading from Coleman's Iron Works to Newport.
Lately occupied by John Gerber.
Petition granted.
April term.
Signers of Petition: Henry Smith, C. Carpenter, Jacob Johns, William Heiss, David Weidler, Peter Kafroth.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Description Level
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Collection
Michael Haverstick Collection
Title
Michael Haverstick Collection
Object ID
MG0030
  1 document  
Collection
Michael Haverstick Collection
Title
Michael Haverstick Collection
Description
Collection contains information on the Haverstick family, and includes wills, estate papers, genealogies, greeting cards and memorabilia. Large number of photographs and negatives transferred to Photograph Collection on 21 June 2016.
Year Range From
1741
Year Range To
1931
Date of Accumulation
1741-1931
Creator
Haverstick, Michael
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 01
People
Abern, Mazie
Acheson, Annie L.
Bachman, Myrtle L.
Berge, Clara
Buherean, Marie
Esbenshade, Anna
Esbenshade, Isaac B.
Hanck, Rhonda A.
Haverstick, Amelia B.
Haverstick, Anna M.
Haverstick, Henry B.
Haverstick, Mary B.
Haverstick, Michael
Haverstick, Paul
Haverstick, Ruth
Haverstick, Ruth E.
Hoke, Mrs. P.M.
Hopkins, Bessie
Kell, Anna H.
Kirk, Alice L.
Mathiat, Lillian
Pierce, Elva
Roberts, Elma G.
Umble, Christian
Umble, Christy J.
Umble, Jacob K.
Wolff, Sarah M.
Subjects
Family records
Wills
Photographs
Search Terms
Family records
Photographs
Wills
Manuscript groups
Finding aids
Extent
2 boxes, 55 folders, 1.5 cubic feet
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0030
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-30
Classification
MG0030
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Cataloged prior to 1997. Photographic items were transferred to the Photograph Collection June 2016. Added to database 8 May 2018.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1825 F036 QS
  1 document  
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1825
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Mester, Conrad
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1825 F036 QS
Additional Notes
Assault and battery.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
Letter from James Buchanan to Gabriel Hiester
Object ID
MG0096 F076
Date Range
1828/04/26
  1 document     4 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
Letter from James Buchanan to Gabriel Hiester
Description
Letter in which James Buchanan replies to Gabriel Hiester’s request for a date to attend to business and/or legal matters in Lancaster, PA. Buchanan describes how he cannot leave Washington until a final disposition shall be made on the tariff, which is a subject of great interest in PA and to the Union. He continues to describe that the Senate may amend the bill and that it will return to the House for concurrence and that he must be present for any votes. 26 April 1828.
Date Range
1828/04/26
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Buchanan, James
Hiester, Gabriel
Subjects
Tariff
Bills, Legislative
Tariff--Law and legislation
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Letters
Tariffs
Bills, Legislative
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Object ID
MG0096 F076
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Collection (MG0096) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3760
James Buchanan Family Papers
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph Collection
Curatorial Collection
Wheatland Collection
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 076
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Title
Scrapbook of ephemera, newspaper articles, and original letters kept by Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.3.Scrapbook1
Date Range
1852-1883
  1 document  
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Title
Scrapbook of ephemera, newspaper articles, and original letters kept by Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Scrapbook of ephemera, newspaper articles, and original letters kept by Hiram B. Swarr that includes items related to the 1856 Presidential election, the Democratic Committee of Lancaster County, and the estate of James Buchanan.
The inscription indicates that the scrapbook was given to Edward Elliott Bausman by his mother, Mary Swarr Bausman. Mary was the daughter of Hiram B. Swarr. It is unclear if Mary or Elliott compiled the scrapbook.
Date Range
1852-1883
Year Range From
1852
Year Range To
1883
Date of Accumulation
1852-1883
Creator
Swarr, Hiram Behm, 1821-1896
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 6, Box 3
People
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Bausman, Edward Elliott
Bausman, Mary Brooks Swarr
Buchanan, James
Other Creators
Bausman, Edward Elliott
Bausman, Mary Swarr
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Ephemera
Letters
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Scrapbooks
Ephemera
James Buchanan
Letters
Correspondence
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Estate settlement
Extent
1 item, 196 pages to scan
Object Name
Scrapbook
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 3
Object ID
JBFP 6.3.Scrapbook1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
WB.96.178.1
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 3, Swarr Scrapbook 1
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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