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The McPhersons of Illinois and related families : a genealogy of the descendants of Archibald MacPherson of Scotland, 1581-1989, including the genealogy of the Maxey Family of Wales and the lineage of Laura Estella (Maxey) McPherson through her mother Polly (Irion) Wright to the Poindexter family from the Isle of Jersey

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo8462
Author
MacPherson, Earl,
Date of Publication
1990.
Call Number
929 M172
Responsibility
compiled by Earl MacPherson, Anita Hodge, Laura Gelfius, Mary Helen Mullins and Myra Jean Estes.
Author
MacPherson, Earl,
Place of Publication
Dahlgren, Illinois
Publisher
Helen (Gelfius) Mullins ,
Date of Publication
1990.
Physical Description
xvi, 248 p. : ills. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Contains index.
Subjects
McPherson family.
Maxey family.
Additional Author
Hodge, Anita ,
Gelfius, Laura ,
Mary Helen Mullins ,
Myra Jean Estes ,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
929 M172
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Monnet family genealogy : an emphasis of a noble Huguenot heritage, somewhat of the first immigrants Isaac and Pierre Monnet being a presentation of those in America bearing the name as variously spelled, Monet, Monete, Monett, Monette, Monnet, Monnett, Monnete, Monnette, Monay, Maunay, Money, Monie, Monnie, Monat, Monatt, Manett, Mannett, Munnitt, Munnett, Manee, Maney, Amonnet, Amonet, etc., with complete genealogies of the main lines : including the history of la noble maison de Monet de la Marck, seigneurs et barons, from the year 1632 : the genealogy of seigneurs de Monnet, la Maison de Salins, from the year 1184 : and containing short accounts of certain of the Pillot, Nuthall, Sprigg, Hillary, Mariarte, Crabb, Williams, Osborn, Burrell, Hellen, Lake and Bird, Caldwell, Slagle, Reichelsdörfer, Hagenbuch, Schissler, Braucher, Wayland, Wilhoit, Kinnear, Hull, Ludwig, Lutz, et al., families

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo11712
Author
Monnette, Orra Eugene,
Date of Publication
1911.
Call Number
929 M748
Responsibility
written and compiled by Orra Eugene Monnette.
Author
Monnette, Orra Eugene,
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, Calif
Publisher
C.E. Bireley,
Date of Publication
1911.
Physical Description
various pagings : ill., coats of arms, facsims., maps, ports.
Notes
"Almost all of the information contained in this publication is copied from the original book authored by Mr. Orra Eugene Monnette. Since his book comprises some 1200 pages, and since it is so comprehensive as to include several other branches of the Monnette, Monette and Monnet families, only those pages have been copied and appear herein that support the genealogy of the J.B. Monnette family genealogy."
Printed from Family Tree Maker, CD193 County and Family Histories: PA, 1740-1900, Disk 2, Monnet Family Genealogy.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects
Monnet family.
Monnet, Isaac, - b. ca. 1650.
Monnet, Pierre, - d. ca. 1712.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
929 M748
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Comly family in America, descendants of Henry and Joan Comly, who came to America in 1682 from Bedminster, Somersetshire, England. With short account of the ancestors of Charles and Debby Ann (Newbold) Comly. Compiled by George Norwood Comly

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo4768
Author
Comly, George Norwood,
Date of Publication
1939.
Call Number
929 C733c
Author
Comly, George Norwood,
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, Pa
Publisher
Priv. published under supervision of J.B. Lippincott company,
Date of Publication
1939.
Physical Description
xiv p. 1 l., 1148 p. illus., plates, maps (1 fold.) facsims. (part fold.) fold, geneal. tables. 25 cm.
Notes
Additions inserted at p. 233.
Includes also the Budd, Evans and Hanson families.
"References" at end of some of the chapters.
Subjects
Comly family (Henry Comly, d. 1684)
Budd family.
Evans family.
Hansen family.
Newbold family.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
929 C733c
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An introduction to the making of Latin : comprising, after an easy, compendious method, the substance of the Latin syntax : with proper English examples, most of them translations from the classic authors, in one column, and the Latin words in antoher : to which is subjoin'd, in the same method, a succinct account of the affairs of ancient Greece and Rome, intended at once to bring boys acquainted with history, and the idiom of the Latin tongue with rules for the gender of nouns

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo22165
Author
Clarke, John,
Edition
The sixteenth edition, revised and carefully corrected.
Date of Publication
MDCCLII [1752]
Call Number
Book 1038 1752
Responsibility
by John Clarke ...
Author
Clarke, John,
Edition
The sixteenth edition, revised and carefully corrected.
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes in Pater-Noster-Row, and J. Hodges on London-Bridge,
Date of Publication
MDCCLII [1752]
Physical Description
xii, 297, [3] p. ; 17 cm. (12mo)
Notes
"A dissertation upon the usefulness of translations of classic authors, both literal and free, for the easy and expeditious attainment of the Latin tongue" (p. [277]-297) has special title page.
Signatures: A-N¹².
Bookseller's advertisement on last three pages.
Apparently from Jasper Yeates's personal libarary.
Yeates's signature at top of title page under that of John Yeates.
Book nunber 1038 not assigned by Yeates.
Subjects
Latin language - Early works to 1800.
Latin language - Readers
Latin language.
Latin language
Rome - History.
Greece - History - To 146 B.C.
Greece.
Rome (Empire)
Early works.
History.
Readers.
Full blind-tooled leather (Binding)
No spine title.
Additional Author
Clarke, John,
Yeates, Jasper,
Yeates, John,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 1038 1752
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A system of pleading : including a translation of the Doctrina Placitandi, or, The art and science of pleading : originally written by Samson Euer, Serjeant at law, and now first translated from the obsolete Norman French : shewing where, in what cases, and by what persons, pleas, as well personal, or mixed, may be properly pleaded, with references to, and extracts from, the most approved writers on the subject, carefully digested under their proper titles, and brought into one collective point of view : together with an introduction, explaining the different terms made use of in the proceedings of each respective court : also a preface and table

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21719
Author
Eure, Samson,
Date of Publication
1771.
Call Number
Book 649 1771
Alternate Title
Art and science of pleading
Doctrina Placitandi
Responsibility
by a gentleman of the Middle Temple.
Author
Eure, Samson,
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall,
Date of Publication
1771.
Physical Description
xxii, [14], vii, 480 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 649 as assigned by Yeates.
Includes bibliographical references.
Subjects
Pleading - Great Britain - Early works to 1800.
Civil procedure - Great Britain - Early works to 1800.
Civil procedure.
Pleading.
Great Britain.
Early works.
Full blind-tooled leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 649 1771
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Through the air: a narrative of forty years' experience as an aeronaut. Comprising a history of the various attempts in the art of flying by artificial means from the earliest period down to the present time. With an account of the author's most important air-voyages and his many thrilling adventures and hairbreadth escapes. Also, an appendix, in which are given full instructions for the manufacture and management of balloons

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo7420
Author
Wise, John,
Date of Publication
1873.
Call Number
629.13322 W812t
  1 website  
Responsibility
By John Wise. Profusely illustrated.
Author
Wise, John,
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, New York, [etc.]
Publisher
To-day publishing company,
Date of Publication
1873.
Physical Description
650 p. incl. col. front., plates, ports., facsim. 24 cm.
Notes
An enlarged edition of the author's "System of aeronautics", issued in 1850.
John wise was an accomplished 19th century balloonist who lived in Lancaster, PA.
Subjects
Aeronautics
Balloons.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
629.13322 W812t
Websites
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The Holy Bible: containing the King James and the Revised versions of the Old and New Testaments, arranged in parallel columns, with a complete concordance embracing every passage of scripture in the largest editions, the Psalms in metre, 100,000 marginal references and readings, and, Dr. Wm. Smith's standard Bible dictionary in which every Scriptural word is fully explained. A complete history of all the books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated ; Cities and towns of the Bible, with descriptive scenes and events ; Manners and customs of the ancients ; Bible aids for social and private prayer ; The history of the translation of the Bible ; The tabernacle and Solomon's temple ; Scenes in the life of Christ and the life of St. Paul ; Bible text events illustrated, from Genesis to Revelation. A Dore̹ gallery of Scripture illustrations. A concise history of all religious denominations. A comprehensive and critical description of the Tabernacle and its sacred furniture; with an account of the priesthood, the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites. The Parables of our Lord and Saviour, handsomely illustrated. And many other important and valuable aids to the study of the Holy Scriptures. All written to increase the interest in and the study of the Word of God

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19609
Edition
Parallel-column ed.
Date of Publication
c.1885.
Call Number
220 H152 1885
220 K21 1885
Alternate Title
Pictorial family Bible
Responsibility
compiled expressly for this edition, from the writings of Dr. Wm. Smith, Dean Milman, Rev. John Kitto, D.D., Drs. von Ewald and Michelson, and other eminent Biblical scholars. The whole embellished with 2000 scripture illustrations on steel, wood, and in colors.
Edition
Parallel-column ed.
Place of Publication
Mountville, Pa
Publisher
H. E. Light,
Date of Publication
c.1885.
Physical Description
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, color plates, maps ; 30 cm
Notes
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Copy 1: Kaufman family Bible.
Copy 2: Hain family Bible.
Copy 2: From the Collection of the Heritage Center Museum, PO4.33.1.
Copy 1: Genealogy of Cyrus S. Kauffman (1799-1868) and Hannah B. Bollinger, (1831-1914).
Copy 2: Genealogy of Richard Hain, (b1838 ) and Elizabeth Wenger, (b. 1844)
Copy 1: Scrap of paper containing birth and death dates of Johannes Kauffman (1799-1868) and Catharine, wife of John (1814-184) with Graybill's Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Elm, on back and a 20 cm. long purple ribbon inscribed Philadelphia, July 12, 1957 removed to MG-399; Kaufman family Bible.
Small advertising stamp at top of reverse of front cover: H. E. Light, dealer in standard books, etc., Mountiville, Pa.
Copy 1: Fraktur possibly done by David C. Hoke.
Copy 2: Fraktur by David C. Hoke, Bismark (now Quentin).
Not in Darlow & Moule/Herbert. See Hills, English Bible in America, 2026, for similar titles from 1886? and 1885, and 2049 for slightly differing collections published 1891-1982, issued by various publishers, including the American Bible Association, Philadelphia, c1891, Henry Sphar, c1892, etc. For these, see also NUC pre-1956 53:324-325.
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1885, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."--T.p. verso.
Hain family
Contents
The names and order of all the books of the Old and New Testaments, with the numbers of their chapters (title page verso) -- Revisers' preface (pages [5]-8) -- History of the translation of the Bible (pages [9]-11) -- Contents of the books of the Old and New Testaments (pages 12-15) -- History of the religious denominations of the world, both ancient and modern / compiled from the most authentic sources, by Rev. H.D. Northrop, D.D., and others (16 pages) -- Chronological and other valuable tables, including history, prophecy, life and teachings of our Lord, early church, scripture emblems, characteristics of the Old and New Testaments, animal and mineral kingdoms, measures, weights, coins, etc., etc. The whole designed to promote and facilitate the study of hte sacred scriptures (32 pages) -- [8] pages of colored maps -- A comprehensive and critical description of the Israelitish tabernacle and its sacred furniture. Together with an account of the priesthood and the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites / complied expressly for "The new devotional and practical pictorial family Bible," chiefly from the writings of Dr. Wm. Smith, Dean Milman, Rev. John Kitto, D.D., Drs. von Ewald and Michelson, and other eminent authorities. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1884, in the Office of the Libraian of Congress, at Washington, D.C. (16 pages) -- Sacred biography and history, being an account of the lives, teachings, sufferings and martyrdoms of the holy apostles and evangelists of our blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ / John W. Fennimore (15 pages, followed by an unnumbered page containing Acts 17:25 in 103 languages) -- Biographical sketches of the translators, reformers and martyrs who have preserved for all future generations the great truths of the holy Scriptures / Joseph Jenkins ([8] pages) -- Compreshensive and critical history of all the books of the holy Bible, containing a concise account of each book... / compiled expressly for this edition, from the writings of Wiliam Smith, Ll.D. (48 pages) -- The patriarchs, prophets, and kings of the Bible. Embracing scenes and incidents in the lives of the principal characters of the Old Testament / compiled from authentic sources expressly for this edition of The devotional and explanatory pictorial family Bible / Philip Smith (32 pages) -- Gallery of Scripture illustrations : showing the manners and customs, religious rites, ceremonies, etc., of the nations mentioned in the Bible, with descriptions and explanations / John L. Williamson (28 pages) -- The wanderings in the wilderness. Being an account of the forty years' sojourn of the Israelites in the desert / Edward H. Harper (pages 29-32) -- The tabernacle in the wilderness. Being a description of the first sanctuary erected by the Israelites to the worship of Almighty God / Joseph L. Townsend (6 pages) -- "My Father's house." Descriptions of the temples of Solomon and Herod / Philip Lee (pages 7-12) -- Jerusalem : the city of David and David's greater Son. With descriptions of Zion, Mount Moriah, the Mount of Olives, and other sacred localities / Thomas W. Davis (pages 13-18) -- A comprehensive description of the Holy Land / William Reyburn (pages 19-26) -- Cities and towns of the Bible, with descriptions and explanations / John Wilson (pages 27-32) -- Natural history of the Bible. Containing descriptions of the animals, birds, insects and reptiles that are mentioned in the Holy Scriptures / A.F. Thompson (9 pages) -- Trees, plants, flowers and fruits of the Bible. with descriptions / William Jones (pages 10-12) -- Illustrations and descriptions of ancient money; including the Greek, Roman and Hebrew coins mentioned in the Bible, with tables of their value in American money (pages 13-16) -- Illustrations and explanations of the Proverbs of Solomon / Edward D. Lewis (6 pages) -- The parables of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. With illustrations and explanations / Joseph Haines (6 pages) -- Gallery of Scripture illustrations ([42] pages) -- Complete and practical household dictionary of the Bible. Comprising its antiquities, biography, geography, and natural history / William Smith. With important improvements by eminent commentators, travelers and scholars... [Copyright notice dated 1883.] (128 pages) -- [Old Testament with the text of the Authorized and Revised versions in parallel columns] (1018 pages) -- Appendix : American Old Testament Revision company... (viii pages) -- Family register (1 leaf, 4 pages, [1 typewritten leaf with a brief history of the owner of this copy of this Bible inserted]) -- Temperance pledge (1 leaf) -- Scenes and incidents in the life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ / Arthur P. Hayes (16 pages) -- The life of Saint Paul, the great apostle to the Gentiles / Charles Farrar ([8] pages) -- The parables of our Lord illustrated and explained ([16] pages) -- The The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ ; translated out of the original Greek; being the version set forth A.D. 1611. Arranged in parallel columns with the Revised version of 1881. Together with the readings preferred by the American revisers. Text conformable to that of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (pages 1025-1338) -- Chronological index to the Holy Bible. According to revisions of recent Christian chronologists. Pointing to the year of the world, and the year before and after Christ... (8 pages) -- The Bible teacher's textbook. A complete guide to the facts relating to the principal persons, places and subjects mentioned in the Word of God [a concordance] (32 pages) -- Cruden's concordance to the Old and New Testaments. Giving the leading words of all important texts, and a separate concordance to the proper names of the Holy Scriptures. Being a dictionary and alphabeltical index to the Bible (At foot of title page: This is the only quarto edition of Cruden's concordance that gives the leading words of texts, enabling the reader to turn to any subject desired) / Alexander Cruden ([102] pages) -- The Psalms of David in metre (36 pages) -- Family portraits ([4] stiff pages).
Subjects
Kauffman, Johannes, - 1799-1868.
Hain, Richard, - 1838- .
Kauffman family - Genealogy.
Concordances.
Dictionaries.
Additional Author
Smith, William,
Cruden, Alexander,
Additional Title
Bible.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Bible
Call Number
220 H152 1885
220 K21 1885
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Memoirs of Martha Laurens Ramsay, who died in Charleston, S.C., on the tenth of June, 1811, in the fifty-second year of her age : with extracts from her diary, letters, and other private papers, and also from letters written to her, by her father, Henry Laurens, 1771-1776

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13896
Author
Ramsay, Martha Laurens,
Date of Publication
1811.
Call Number
920.7 P544 1811
  1 website  
Responsibility
by David Ramsay.
Author
Ramsay, Martha Laurens,
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
James Maxwell, printer,
Date of Publication
1811.
Physical Description
308 p. ; 15 cm.
Notes
LCHS copy lacks title page.
Summary
"A member of a distinguished South Carolina family, Martha Laurens Ramsay was one of few eighteenth-century Southern women whose written records provide a window into her life, her experiences, convictions, and ambivalences during the crucial epoch of the nation's founding decades. Ramsay's spiritual diary and correspondence reveal her views on patriotism, daughterly duty, household management, wifely affection, motherly aspiration, and personal autonomy." [from WorldCat.org]
Subjects
Ramsay, Martha Laurens, - 1759-1811.
Autobiography
Additional Author
Ramsay, David,
Laurens, Henry,
Maxwell, James,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
920.7 P544 1811
Websites
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The Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the original tongues, with a complete concordance ... 100,000 marginal references and readings. Apocrypha and Psalms in metre. Dr. William Smith's Standard Bible dictionary ... A comprehensive and critical description of the tabernacle and its sacred furniture ; together with an account of the priesthood and the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites. Compiled expressly for this edition of the Holy Bible, chiefly from the writings of Dr. William Smith, Dean Milman, Rev. John Kitto ... [et al.] ... A history of all the religious denominations of the world, and many other important and useful aids to the study of the Holy Scriptures ... with over 2500 ... illustrations, on steel, wood, and in colors

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19607
Date of Publication
c. 1884.
Call Number
220 S649 1884
220 H586 1884
Place of Publication
Millersville, Pa
Publisher
B.R. Witmer,
Date of Publication
c. 1884.
Physical Description
[1690] pages : color frontispiece, illustrations (inc. portraits) plates (some color), map ; 32 x 24 cm
Notes
Pagination : 11, vi-viii, 1-16, 32, [8], 6, 6, 12, 48, 128, 13, 18, 640, 104, [8],16, [48], vi, 643-1029, 8,32, 102, 36 p.
New Testament has special t.p. :[Contrasted editions]. Both versions of the New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, translated out of the original Greek ; being the version set forth A.D. 1611. Compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1881 and 1884. The old (King James)--version and the revised version arranged in parallel columns for convenience in reference and comparison ...
Smith-Sweigert Bible: Bible through the Apocrypha copyright 1872; New Testament copyright 1881 and 1882.
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Hess family Bible.
Smith-Sweigert Bible.
Other materials of the Hess family in MG-394.
Hess Bible: Genealogical record of Jacob W. Hess and Susan H. Lawrence1861-1919 at end of Apocrypha..
Smith-Sweigert Bible: Genealogical record of Theodore F. Sweigart and Hettie A Smith, 1856-1916 at end of Apocrypha. "Presented to Hettie A. Smith by her Grandfather, Feb. 19th, 1884".
Hess Bible: Two unidentified photographs, one male, one female, removed to MG-399 Hess family bible.
Smith-Sweigart Bible: Four pages containing 16 family photographs, some identified, at end of Bible.
Hess Bible: Morocco binding with pictorial scenes with gold tooling and depressed cover back and front; edge guilding.
Smith-Sweigart Bible: Morocco binding with pictorial scenes with gold tooling and depressed cover back and front; edge guilding.
Subjects
Hess, Jacob W., - 1862- .
Lawrence, Susan H., - 1861 .
Sweigart, Theodore F., - 1856-1923.
Smith, Hettie A., - 1864- .
Smith family - Genealogy.
Sweigert family - Genealogy.
Hess family - Genealogy..
Concordances.
Dictionaries.
Additional Title
Bible.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Bible
Call Number
220 S649 1884
220 H586 1884
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The complete analysis of the Holy Bible : or, how to comprehend Holy Writ from its own interpretation, containing the whole of the Old and New Testaments, collected and systematically arranged in thirty books, together with an introduction setting forth the character of the work, and the immense facility this method affords the reader for understanding the word of God. Also, three different tables of contents prefixed, a general index of subjects and a scripture index subjoined, so elaborated and arranged in alphabetical order as to direct at once to any subject required

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19610
Author
West, Nathaniel,
Date of Publication
1868.
Call Number
220 L493 1868
Alternate Title
Holy Bible complete and how to understand it
Responsibility
by Nathaniel West.
Author
West, Nathaniel,
Place of Publication
New York : Cleveland, Ohio
Publisher
A.J. Johnson ; F.G. & A.C. Rowe,
Date of Publication
1868.
Physical Description
lxiv, 1097, [6] pages : maps, tables ; 27 cm
Notes
Includes indexes.
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Lefevre family Bible.
On inside cover and repeated on lst endpaper: "The Property of David Lefevre A. D. 1868, Price $7.50".
Affixed to back endpapers: Ancestry of Robert G. LeFevre, M. D, 1570-1899.
Half morocco binding with gold title on front and spine; gilt edges.
Subjects
Lefevre family - Genealogy.
Concordances.
Additional Title
Bible.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Bible
Call Number
220 L493 1868
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