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Collection
Mayor's Court
Title
Mayor's Court
Object ID
AUG 1824 F031 MC
Date Range
1824/08
Collection
Mayor's Court
Title
Mayor's Court
Admin/Biographical History
The Mayor's Court was established at the incorporation of the City of Lancaster in 1818, and was composed of the mayor, recorder, and aldermen with powers and jurisdiction analogous to the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Jail Delivery. It was abolished on 6 February 1849.
System of Arrangement
Organized by court term.
Arranged with general materials first, then constables reports, tavern licenses, un-numbered cases, and numbered cases.
Date Range
1824/08
Year
1824
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives North
Storage Container
Box 0003
People
Holland, J. J.
Risdel, John
Daly, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1824 F031 MC
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Risdel, John.
Daly, George.
Debt.
8 items, 8 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
2.000
Classification
RG 99-00 [0101]
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1818 F007 QS
Date Range
1818/04
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Date Range
1818/04
Year
1818
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Cosgrove, John
Risdel, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1818 F007 QS
Additional Notes
Surety of the peace, on oath of John Risdel.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Documents

APR_1818_F007_QS.pdf

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Collection
Vendue Lists
Title
Vendue Lists
Object ID
Vendue 1823 F001 H
Date Range
1823
Collection
Vendue Lists
Title
Vendue Lists
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Date Range
1823
Year
1823
Creator
Orphans' Court
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives North
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Holland, J. J.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Vendues
Clergy
Place
none
Object Name
Record, Sales
Language
English and German
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Vendue 1823 F001 H
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Occupation: Reverend.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 04-00 0178
Description Level
Item
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