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Advice from a lady of quality, to her children; in the last stage of a lingering illness, in a series of evening-conferences on the most interesting subjects

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Date of Publication
1779.
Call Number
372 A245
Responsibility
Translated from the French [by Samuel Glasse]
Place of Publication
Dublin
Publisher
P. Highly,
Date of Publication
1779.
Physical Description
2 v. in 1. 17 cm.
Notes
Name cut from top margin of t.-p.
Subjects
Conduct of life.
Additional Author
Glasse, Samuel,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
372 A245
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An examination of the Connecticut claim to lands in Pennsylvania : with an appendix, containing extracts and copies taken from original papers

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Author
Smith, William,
Date of Publication
1774.
Call Number
Book 468 1774
Author
Smith, William,
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by Joseph Crukshank, in Market Street,
Date of Publication
1774.
Physical Description
94, 32 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : map (folded, color) ; 20 cm.
Series
Pamphlets ; v. 4, no. 5
Notes
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signagture at top of title page.
Book number 468 as assigned by Yeates.
Sabin,
Evans,
Subjects
Susquehanna Claim, 1753-1808.
Boundaries.
Politics and government.
Pennsylvania - Boundaries.
Connecticut - Boundaries.
Pennsylvania - Politics and government - To 1775.
Connecticut - Politics and government - To 1775.
Connecticut.
Pennsylvania.
Full vellum (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 468 1774
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George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Notice for the sheriff's sale of the property of William White
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F030_In01_It03
Date Range
1773/03/04
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Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Notice for the sheriff's sale of the property of William White
Description
Notice for the sheriff's sale of the house and personal property of William White, innkeeper, in Derry Township, and the real property of John Sample, adjoined by William White, Robert McKee, and Samuel Clark. Peter, an enslaved man, is noted. Frederick Stone, sheriff. Printed by Francis Bailey. Lancaster.
Date Range
1773/03/04
Creation Date
4 March 1773
Creator
Lancaster County (Pa.). Sheriff
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 04
Storage Container
Series 02, Box 0002
People
Bailey, Francis
Clark, Samuel
McKee, Robert
Peter
Sample, James
Sample, John
Stone, Frederick
White, William
Subjects
African Americans--History
Lancaster County (Pa.). Sheriff
Real property
Real property auctions
Search Terms
Derry Twp., Lancaster County
Enslaved persons
Innkeepers
Lancaster County Sheriff
Persons of color
Real estate
Sheriff's sales
Sheriffs
Extent
1 item, 1 page to scan
Object Name
Announcement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F030_In01_It03
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
George Steinman Papers, Series 1 (MG0184_S01) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/786b3ffc-7908-40de-9362-817467455650
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 (MG0184_S02) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/6c7e11c6-f3ca-469c-891a-145832196710
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), George Steinman Papers (MG0184), Series 2, Object ID, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
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Credit
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Other Numbers
MG-184, Series 2
Other Number
MG-184, Series 2, Folder 30, Insert 1, Item 3
Classification
MG0184
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 26 October 2022.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Title
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Object ID
MG0071
Date Range
1726-1922
Medical Record, 1920. Folder 37 Bond, Mortgage, and Deeds of 342 (346) E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA 1897- 1936. Edwin L. Snyder & wife to John A. Snyder, May 28, 1897 John A. Snyder to E. Ben Ellmaker, Oct. 14, 1902 E. Ben Ellmaker to H.B. Haverstick, Apr. 1, 1912. H.B. Haverstick to Lucy H. Ellmaker, Oct
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Collection
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Title
John Leonard Ellmaker Collection
Description
Collection of Ellmaker family papers, including original papers of the first immigrant, John Leonard Ellmaker of Germany. Papers include correspondence, genealogy charts, deeds and legal papers. newspaper clippings, photographs, articles on Jacob Eichholtz, and a diploma and teachers' certificate. There is also a blank book with paper made at Ephrata Cloister in 1796.
Date Range
1726-1922
Year Range From
1726
Year Range To
1922
Date of Accumulation
1726-1922
Creator
Ellmaker family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 02
People
Cochran, Thomas B.
Eichholtz, Jacob
Elder, Thomas
Ellmaker, Alfred
Ellmaker, Amos
Ellmaker, Ana Margareta
Ellmaker, Benjamin Ellmaker
Ellmaker, E. Ben
Ellmaker, Edgar O.
Ellmaker, Elizabeth
Ellmaker, Enos
Ellmaker, John Leonard
Ellmaker, John Watson
Ellmaker, Leonard
Ellmaker, Lucy H.
Ellmaker, Nathaniel
Ellmaker, Thomas
Graunnon, Christiana Margaretta
Haverstick, H. B.
Hoofgardner, Ferdinand
Hornberger, Maria
Hubbard, Elbert
Huston, R. M.
Koning, P.
Mayor, Robert
Moor, John
Nicolaas, I.
Pancoast, Dr.
Schnierer, Jacob
Snyder, Edwin L.
Snyder, John A.
Snyder, Mrs. Edwin L.
Other Creators
Ellmaker, John Leonard
Subjects
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Deeds
Family records
Genealogy
Letters
Marriage records
Stocks
Wills
Search Terms
Aoelian Hall
Carnegie Hall
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Correspondence
Deeds
Ephrata Cloister
Family records
Finding aids
Genealogy
Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia
Letters
Manuscript groups
Marriage records
Metropolitan Opera House
Newspaper clippings
Obituaries
Philharmonic Society of New York
Roycroft
Stocks
Wills
Extent
2 boxes, 58 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English, German, Dutch
Object ID
MG0071
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Photograph Collection
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions. Please request at Reference Desk or contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Collection may be photographed. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at Research@LancasterHistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. 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.
Classification
MG0071
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Cataloged prior to 1997. Added to database 23 October 2018.
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Hager Store Collection
Title
Hager Store Collection
Object ID
MG0104
Date Range
1774-1953
Jacob L. Frey and Isaac Diller, and George M. Steinman with the last will and testament of Jacob Frey for property of South Side of Lancaster and Columbia Turnpike Road. 1871. Item 2 Indenture between George H. Hartman and his wife Annie M. Hartman and John C. Hager for property in the south western
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Collection
Hager Store Collection
Title
Hager Store Collection
Description
The Hager Store Collection contains anniversary booklets, invoices, advertisements, family papers, and newsletter of the Hager Department Store which was founded in Lancaster. The collection includes a children's book that was distributed by the store and a Christmas catalog. Among the Hager family papers are deeds, land patents, and probate records.
Date Range
1774-1953
Year Range From
1774
Year Range To
1953
Date of Accumulation
1774-1953
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Arnold, Anna
Arnold, Frank W.
Cain, James M.
Cain, Kathryn
Conyngham, David H.
Dehaven, J. Harry
Demuth, Jacob
Diller, Isaac
Dowd, M. Jane
Dubbs, T. Wilson
Frey, Caroline
Frey, Jacob L.
Frosart, John
Gast, Emma L.
Gast, Henry
Graybill, Daniel
Hager, Anne Graham
Hager, Betty Rick
Hager, Charles F.
Hager, Christopher
Hager, Edward T.
Hager, Frances
Hager, Helen R.
Hager, John C.
Hager, John C., Jr.
Hager, John J.
Hager, Katherine
Hager, Margaret H.
Hager, Mary W.
Hager, Nathaniel E.
Hager, Redmond
Hager, Sarah Ellen
Hager, Susan B.
Hager, William H.
Hager, William H., Jr.
Hamilton, Margaret
Hartman, Annie M.
Hartman, George H.
Herr, Alice
Herr, C. S.
Herr, Magdalena
Herr, Rudolph
Hull, William
Keller, H.
Landis, Jacob
Lefevre, Mrs.
Miller, Charles
Randolph, Grace Lee
Randolph, John H.
Randolph, Margaret H.
Reigart, E. L.
Roy, Sue
Slaymaker, Henry
Stark, Martin N.
Steinman, George Michael
Stewart, Charles
Weber, George
Wentz, Jacob H.
Zimmerman, Mary Regina Malone
Zimmerman, Simon Ralph
Subjects
Catalogs
Deeds
Department stores
Probate records
Stores, Retail
Search Terms
Advertisements
Anniversaries
Business Historical Society Bulletin
Catalogs
Deeds
Department stores
Express (Lititz)
Financial records
Finding aids
Frank T. Riley Publishing Company
Fulton Theatre
Hager's Department Store
Hamilton Watch Company
Invoices
Lancaster Agricultural Fair Association
Lancaster Free Press Weekly
Lancaster New Era
Letters
Manuscript groups
Maps
N. Trotter and Company
Newsletters
Newspaper clippings
Pennsylvania Railroad
Philadelphia Electric Company
Postcards
Quarter Century Club
Receipts
Stocks
Stores
Stores, Retail
Taxes
UGI Corporation
Wills
Wondertown
Extent
2 boxes, 37 folders, 1 framed document, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0104
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment--contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Collection may be photographed. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at Research@LancasterHistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. 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.
Other Numbers
MG-104
Classification
MG0104
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Recataloged by MM, Summer 2011. Added to database 7 February 2019.
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John Wilson and Samuel Houston Collection
Title
John Wilson and Samuel Houston Collection
Object ID
MG0093
Collection
John Wilson and Samuel Houston Collection
Title
John Wilson and Samuel Houston Collection
Description
Family and legal papers of the Wilson and Houston families. Includes wills, deeds, legal papers, estate papers, and correspondence. The collection covers the Earl, Salisbury, and Leacock Township area.
Year Range From
1756
Year Range To
1849
Date of Accumulation
1756-1849
Creator
Wilson family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Andress, George
Burkman, J. John
Douglas, John
Douglass, Thomas
Henderson, Thomas
Hopkins, James
Houston, Benjamin F.
Houston, Samuel
Job, Jeremiah
Owen, Archibald
Searle, James
Taylor, Isaac
Weidman, Christopher
Wilson, John
Wilson, John, Sr.
Yoner, Jacob
Other Creators
Houston family
Subjects
Deeds
Family records
Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike (Pa.)
Postal service
Promissory notes
Wills
Search Terms
Correspondence
Deeds
Family records
Pequea Meetinghouse
Philadelphia Turnpike
United States Postal Service
Promissory notes
Subpoenas
Wills
Extent
1 box, 28 folder, .5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0093
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.
Credit
John Wilson and Samuel Houston Collection (MG-93), Folder #, LancasterHistory.org
Classification
MG0093
Description Level
Fonds
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Ephrata Cloister Collection
Title
Ephrata Cloister Collection
Object ID
MG0081
Date Range
1753-2007
Two Distinct Periods of Ephrata Cloister History,” by John W. W. Loose. Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society. Vol. 55, no. 6, 1951. (photocopy) Folder 3 Historical Account of the Ephrata Cloister and the Seventh Day Baptist Society, by A. Monroe Aurand, Jr. The Aurand Press, Harrisburg
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Collection
Ephrata Cloister Collection
Title
Ephrata Cloister Collection
Description
Collection of items relating to the Society of Seventh Day Baptists and Ephrata Cloister. Legal papers deal with a dispute concerning the election of trustees and mismanagement of the estate. There are brief histories of the Cloister, poems, publications, programs, tourist brochures, and a booklet describing treatments for various ailments.
Date Range
1753-2007
Year Range From
1753
Year Range To
2007
Date of Accumulation
1753-2007
Creator
Ephrata Cloister
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Aurand, A. Monroe, Jr.
Baer, Johann
Bar, Johann
Bowman, John
Daniel, N. J.
Doll, Eugene E.
Downes, J. A.
Dunkelberger, Ralph D.
Elsen, John
Franck, Ira S.
Hagen, F. F.
Heatwole, Daniel R.
Hocker, Ludwig
Hollinger, J. Daryl
Keller, James
Kimmel, Jacob
Leber, A. P.
Lollich, P. M.
Loose, John W. W.
Miller, Henry
Mitton, Juliet
Nevin, [ ]
Plessinger, F. P.
Pyle, Howard
Raber, [ ]
Senseman, John
Stubsky, Georg
Subjects
Pamphlets
Watermarks
Search Terms
Aurand Press
Brochures
Ephrata Cloister
Ephrata Cloister Associates, Inc.
Ephrata Cloister Chorus
Harper's New Monthly Magazine
Hocking Printing Company, Inc.
Legal papers
Mennonite Publishing House
Pamphlets
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Pow wow
Review Book Store
Seventh Day Baptists
Society of the Seventh Day Baptists of Ephrata
Watermarks
Ye Village Inne
Extent
2 boxes, 22 folders, 1 volume, .75 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English and German
Object ID
MG0081
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
See also the Photograph and Library collections
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Series #, Box #, Folder #, (or Object ID), LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restrictions are noted at the item level. Original documents may be used--contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit or request at Reference Desk.
Copyright
Collection items may be photographed. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at Research@LancasterHistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. 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.
Classification
MG0081
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Originally cataloged prior to 1997. Added to database 01 November 2018.
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Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents
Title
Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents
Object ID
MG0721
Date Range
1762-1855
, March 2015. �230 North President Avenue • Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603-3125 717.392.4633 • www.LancasterHistory.org Folder 5 John Ruch, son of Peter Ruch, apprenticed to George Ganter, a joiner in Cocalico Twp. Consent for the apprenticeship given by Fredrich Seeger and Jacob Johns, Justices of the
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Collection
Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents
Title
Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents
Description
The Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents include legal contracts between apprentice, or the parent or guardians, and master; as well as one contract between an indentured servant and master. The contracts identify the parties involved, municipalities, trade to be learned, and terms of contract.
Date Range
1762-1855
Creation Date
1762-1855
Year Range From
1762
Year Range To
1855
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 15
People
Boyd, Nickolas C.
Brant, John
Carver, Seneca
Convery, Patrick
Daly, James
Eshleman, Guy
Eversole, Jacob
Fenney, Catherine
Ganter, George
Hess, John
Humerich, Christian
Humphreville, Frank
Humphreville,Henry
Humphreville, Susanna
Ihling, John
Johns, Jacob
Johnston, Abraham
Lesher, John
Long, George
Messner, Christian
Moore, David
Moore, Zacharias
Parsons, Mary
Peddin, John
Porter, John
Porter, William
Quick, Philip
Reinhard, Jacob
Reinhard, Mary
Remo, Jenetta
Remo, Samuel
Remo, Susanna
Ruch, John
Ruch, Peter
Seeger, Fredrich
Steele, William W.
Stewart, Peter
Welsh, James
Subjects
Apprentices
Blacksmiths
Carpenters
Contract labor
Contracts
Joiners
Saddlery
Tinsmiths
Weavers
Search Terms
Apprentices
Blacksmiths
Brecknock Twp.
Carpenters
Contract labor
Cocalico Twp.
Colerain Twp.
Donegal Twp.
Drumore Twp.
Finding aids
Indentures
Joiners
Lancaster
Little Britain Twp.
Manuscript groups
Persons of color
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Providence Twp.
Saddlery
Tinsmiths
Weavers
Extent
1 box, 6 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English, German
Object ID
MG0721
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Apprenticeship and Indenture Documents (MG0721), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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-721
Classification
MG0721
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by PH, July 2014. Added to database 26 May 2021.
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Conestoga Church of the Brethren Records
Title
Conestoga Church of the Brethren Records
Object ID
MG0646
Date Range
1734-1849
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Collection
Conestoga Church of the Brethren Records
Title
Conestoga Church of the Brethren Records
Description
The Conestoga Church of the Brethren Records contain photocopies of the baptism records of the Conestoga Church of the Brethren from 1734 to 1849. The Conestoga Church of Brethren was founded in 1724.
Date Range
1734-1849
Year Range From
1734
Year Range To
1849
Date of Accumulation
1734-1849
Creator
Conestoga Church of the Brethren (Leola, Pa.)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 13
Subjects
Church records and registers
Churches
Baptismal records
Search Terms
Baptismal records
Church records and registers
Churches
Conestoga Church of the Brethren
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Extent
1 folder
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0646
Location of Originals
[Conestoga Church of the Brethren]
Copies
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Conestoga Church of the Brethren Records (MG0646), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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-646
Other Number
MG-646
Classification
MG0646
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by KV, May-June 2014. Added to database 2 July 2021.
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Gibbons Diaries, Family Papers, and Mill Records
Title
Gibbons Diaries, Family Papers, and Mill Records
Object ID
MG0846
Date Range
1727 - 1980s
Gibbons. 18 February 1769. Recorded on 24 March 1769. Three original wax seals on document. Folder 23 Deed from John Miller, High Sheriff of Lancaster, to James Gibbons of Lampeter Twp. for land in Lampeter Twp. and Leacock Twp. 5 May 1787. Signed 4 December 1787. Recorded in Book 3, page 283. 15 February
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Gibbons Diaries, Family Papers, and Mill Records
Title
Gibbons Diaries, Family Papers, and Mill Records
Description
This collection contains letters, family papers, deeds, diaries, and mill records from three generations of the Gibbons family. The collection starts with documents focused on James Gibbons, then contains papers central to Daniel Gibbons, and finally end with the third generation papers surrounding Joseph Gibbons. The letters in this collection span from 1783 until 1865. The contents within the letters describe the daily happenings within the family and on their property which was located in Lampeter Township, Lancaster County. The family deeds in the collection detail the exchanging of property to and from the Gibbons family mostly within Lampeter Township and Upper Leacock Township, Lancaster County. The deeds span from 1727 to 1879. Also included are some miscellaneous family papers that span from 1799 to 1871. The content of these family papers ranges from anonymous stories about the Gibbons family, an independent order of Good Templars of Joseph Gibbons, to a land draft of James Gibbons' Land. This collection also contains diaries from various members of the Gibbons family, spanning the three generations. These diaries detail the day to day lives of the Gibbons family and also include historical anniversaries of important events or detail the passing of members within the Gibbons family and the surrounding community. The Mill Records in the collection contain information about [ ]. Overall, the Gibbons Family collection includes the regular happenings over the family's three generations in both business and secular life.
Date Range
1727 - 1980s
Creator
Gibbons family
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Bonsall, Daniel
Bonsall, Edward Horne
Bonsall, Rachel
Brinton, William
Brown, Ellen
Brubaker, Marianna Gibbons
Conrad, Abraham
Dunbar, Andrew
Dunbar, Mary
Eaby, Christian
Eaby, Samuel
Earle, Mary Hussey
Evans, Thomas
Evans, Rebecca
Evans, William
Gibbons, Abraham
Gibbons, Caroline
Gibbons, Daniel
Gibbons, Deborah
Gibbons, Joseph
Gibbons, Phebe Hussey Earle
Gibbons, Rachel
Gibbons, Samuel
Gibbons, William
Grigs, Joseph
Hamilton, James
Hertzkey, John
Kendall, John
Kirk, Jeremiah
Lightfoot, Jepthat
Miller, Eliza
Miller, John
Reynolds, Margaret
Stauffer, Christian
Steer, Joseph
Stevens, Thaddeus
Thomas, William B.
Wartnaby, Elizabeth
Subjects
Business records
Deeds
Letters
Mills and mill-work
Quakers
Society of Friends
Westtown Boarding School
Search Terms
Business records
Correspondence
Deeds
Diaries
Finding aids
Lampeter Twp.
Leacock Twp.
Letters
Manuscript groups
Mill Creek
Mills
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Quakers
Society of Friends
Westtown Boarding School
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0846
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Copies
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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.
Accession Number
2021.008
Other Numbers
MG-846
Other Number
MG-846
Classification
MG0846
Description Level
Fonds
Custodial History
Folders 1-30 processed and finding aid prepared from the donor's notes by MB, 8 July 2021. Added to database 12 July 2021.
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