Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society ; v. 8, no. 4
This is a brief article explaining how the Pennsylvania General Assembly during the American Revolution authorized the courts of Philadelphia and Chester County to hold court away from their home area. This was due to the occupation of Philadelphia by the British army, which also forced the Continental Congress to abandon Philadelphia and take up residence in York, PA.
Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society ; v. 5, no. 6
''How, when and where (Lancaster,Pa ) laid out by the Hamiltons in1730 . The Hamilton ancestry and coat of arms.The ground rents, the market houses and the public spring . The population at various periods. "