Signers of Petition: Adam Keller, William Lenix, John Miller, William McBride, Jacob Heistand, James Laird, [signature in German], John S. Sterrett, Miller Traim, Samuel R. Bockius, Jacob Stolar, James B. Ferree, Jacob Rohrer, Thomas J. Patterson, A. Hackman, Jacob Wallick, Jacob Hollinger, Christian Leib.
Second Sheet: John Miller, James B. Ferree, Thomas J. Patterson, John S. Sterrett, Abraham Eshleman, Jacob Wallich, Samuel R. Bockius, Christian Leib, Abraham Hertzler, [signature in German], Jacob Nissley, [signature in German], David Boyce, John Nissly, Jacob Hershy.
2 items, 1 piece
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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.