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The acts of Assembly of the Province of Pennsylvania, carefully compared with the originals. And an appendix, containing such acts and parts of acts, relating to property, as are expired, altered, or repealed. Together with the royal, proprietary, city, and borough charters; and the original concessions of the Honourable William Penn to the first settlers of the province

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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Date of Publication
1775.
Call Number
Book 586 1775
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Responsibility
Published by order of Assembly.
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed and sold by Hall and Sellers,
Date of Publication
1775.
Physical Description
xxi, 536, 22, [12], 3 pages 36 cm
Notes
Edited by J. Galloway. Cf. Evans 14364.
"Appendix" (22 p. (3d group)) has special t.p., with same imprint.
LCHS copy imperfect: "Addendum" (3 p. at end) wanting.
Includes index.
Jasper Yeates's Colonnial Law Library.
On front flyleaf: Joseph Pennock his Book; Joseph Pennock; Jesse Pennocks Book and presented to Thomas Pennock.
Book number 586 as assigned by Yeates.
Subjects
Law - Pennsylvania.
Law.
Ownership.
Pennsylvania.
Legislation.
Full blind-tooled leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Covers loose (Binding)
Additional Author
Galloway, Joseph,
Pennock, Joseph,
Pennock, Jesse,
Pennock, Thomas,
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 586 1775
Websites
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The acts of the General assembly, of the common-wealth of Pennsylvania, enacted into laws, since the Declaration of independence on the fourth day of July, A.D. 1776

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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Date of Publication
1779.
Call Number
Book 584 1779
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed by John Dunlap,
Date of Publication
1779.
Physical Description
1 preliminary leaf, [68] pages, 1 leaf 31 cm
Notes
Signatures: 1 leaf unsigned, A-M², 3 leaves unsigned, P-S².
Page [1], caption title: Laws enacted in the first sitting of the First General assembly, of Pennsylvania, which began at Philadelphia, November 28, 1776, and was continued by adjournments to March 21, 1777.
Page [51], caption title: Laws enacted in the second sitting of the First General assembly, of the common-wealth of Pennsylvania, which commenced at Philadelphia, the twelfth day of May one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, and continued to the nineteenth day of June in the same year.
"A reprint of the first two sessions on a smaller page than the original editions, unpaged, and with a general title page."--Evans, American bibl. #16427.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 584 as assigned by Yeates.
Evans
Sabin
Contents
LCHS copy has bound in a copy of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as established by the General Convention elected for that purpose. and held at Philadelphjia, July 15th 1776: Philadelphia: printed by John Dunlap, in Market-Street, 1777, and 24 pages of handwritten index.
Bound with the Laws enacted in the second General Assembly of the Representatives of the Freemen of the Common-weatlh of Pennsylvania, Lancaster: ,John Dunlap, 1778 - Laws enacted in the third General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which met at Philadelphia,... Philadelphia: John Dunlap, 1778 - Laws enacted in the third General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennshylvania, Philadelphia: John Dunlap, 1778 - Laws enacated by the second sitting of the third General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylania..., 1779; Laws enacted in the third sitting of the third General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania..., 1779; - Laws enacted in the first sitting of the fourth General Assembly of the Commonweath of Pennsylvania...1779; Laws enacted in the second sitting of the fourth General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,...1780 - Laws enacted by the third sitting of the fourth General Assembly, of the Commonwealth of Pennylvania...1780.- Hand-written index to the laws enacted by the General Assembly of the Common Wealth of Pennsylvania since the Declaration of Independence.
Subjects
Constitutions - Pennsylvania
Decorated boards with stamped title (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 584 1779
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Author
Paine, Thomas,
Date of Publication
[1777]
Call Number
973.3 P544 1777
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Responsibility
by the author of Common sense.
Author
Paine, Thomas,
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed and sold by Styner and Cist, in Second-street, six doors above Arch-street. Where also may be had no. I. and II.,
Date of Publication
[1777]
Physical Description
[25]-56 p. ; 18 cm.
Notes
Signed: Common sense; dated: Philadelphia, April 19, 1777.
On the verso of the t.p. is a proclamatin by General Washington concerning deserters, dated April 6, 1777; also a general order, dated April 8, 1777.
Summary
One of Thomas Paine's 16 "American Crisis " patriotic essays written during the American Revolution between 1776 and 1783.
Subjects
United States - History - Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States - History - Revolution - Contemporary opinion.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
973.3 P544 1777
Websites
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An interesting appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the laws of England : containing, I. Priestley's Remarks on some paragraphs in the fourth volume of Blackstone's Commentaries, relating to the dissenters. II. Blackstone's Reply to Priestley's Remarks. III. Priestley's Answer to Blackstone's Reply. IV. The case of the late election of the county of Middlesex considered on the principles of the Constitution and the authorities of law. V. Furneaux's Letters to the Hon. Mr. Justice Blackstone concerning his Exposition of the Act of Toleration, and some positions relative to religious liberty, in his celebrated Commentaries on the laws of England. VI. Authentic copies of the argument of the late Mr. Justice Foster in the Court of Judges Delegates, and of the speech of the Right Hon. Lord Mansfield in the House of Lords, in the cause between the City of London and the dissenters

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Date of Publication
1772.
Call Number
Book 950 1772
Place of Publication
America
Publisher
Printed for the subscribers, by Robert Bell ..., Philadelphia,
Date of Publication
1772.
Physical Description
[4], iv, [1], 6-119, [1], xii, 155, [1] p. ; 24 cm. (4to)
Notes
Also issued in the same year in an octavo edition.
Signatures: pi⁶ B⁸ D-F⁴ [G]⁴ H-2M⁴.
Part I-V have special t.p.; t.p. for V is dated 1773.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 950 as assigned by Yeaetes.
Cohen, M.L. Bib. of early Amer. law,
Eller
Evans
Contents
I. Priestley's Remarks on some paragraphs in the 4th vol. of Blackstone's Commentaries, relating to the dissenters.--II. Blackstone's Reply to Priestley's Remarks.--III. Priestley's Answer to Blackstone's Reply.--IV. The case of the late election of the county or Middlesex considered on the principles of the constitution and the authorities of law.--V. Furneaux's Letters to the Hon. Mr. Justice Blackstone concerning his exposition of the Act of toleration, and some positions relative to religious liberty, in his celebrated Commentaries.--VI. Authentic copies of the Argument of the late Hon. Mr. Justice Foster in the Court of judges delegates, and of the Speech of the Right Hon. Lord Mansfield in the House of lords, in the cause between the city of London and the dissenters.
Subjects
Great Britain. - Parliament - Elections.
Great Britain. - Parliament.
Dissenters, Religious - England - Early works to 1800.
Law - Great Britain.
Dissenters, Religious.
Elections.
Law.
England.
Great Britain.
Early works.
Prospectuses - Great Britain - 18th century.
Full leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Additional Author
Foster, Michael,
Mansfield, William Murray,
Blackstone, William,
Furneaux, Philip,
Priestley, Joseph,
Yeates, Jasper,
Additional Title
Case of the late election of the county of Middlesex considered on the principles of the Constitution and the authorities of the law.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 950 1772
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An introduction to the law relative to trials at nisi prius

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Author
Buller, Francis,
Date of Publication
MDCCLXXII [1772]
Call Number
Book 558 1772
Responsibility
by Francis Buller ...
Author
Buller, Francis,
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall ... for C. Bathurst ...,
Date of Publication
MDCCLXXII [1772]
Physical Description
vii, [1], 330, [42] p. ; 29 cm. (4to)
Notes
Based upon An institute of the law relative to trials at nisi prius, by Henry Bathurst, originally published anonymously in 1760.
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-3A⁴ 3B².
Includes index.
Minor marginal ms. annotation.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 558 as assigned by Yeates.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ESTC
Subjects
Nisi prius.
Full blind-tooled leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Additional Author
Bathurst, Henry Bathurst,
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 558 1772
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Anno regni Georgii III. ... duodecimo : at a general assembly of the province of Pennsylvania, begun and holden at Philadelphia, the fourteenth day of October, anno Domini 1771 ... and from thence continued by adjournments to the twenty-first day of March, 1772

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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Date of Publication
1772.
Call Number
Book 583 1772
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Uniform Title
Laws, etc. (Session laws : 1771 Oct.-1772 Jan.)
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed & sold by D. Hall, and W. Sellers ...,
Date of Publication
1772.
Physical Description
[2], pages 169-286, 2 pages ; 34 cm
Notes
Pennsylvania arms on title page.
October 1771 and January 1772 sessions.
Hand-written notes on blank page at end of volume.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates"s signature at top of title page.
Book number 583 as assigned by Yeates.
Contents
Bound with Anno Regni Georgii III Regis...And from thence continued by Adjournments to the Twentieth Day of February 1768, Philadelphia, D. Hall and W. Sellers,1768 - Anno Regni Georgii III Regis...And from thence continued by Adjourments to the Eighteenth Day of February 1769, Philadelphia: D. Hall, and W. Sellers, 1769 - Anno Regni Georgii II Regis...And from thence continued by Adjournments to the Twenty-fourth Day of February, 1770, Philadelphhia, D. Hall and W Sellers, 1770 - Anno Regni Gerogii III Regis...And from thence continured by Adjournments to the Twenty-sixth Day of February 1773, Philadelphia, Hall and Sellers, 1773..
Subjects
Session laws - Pennsylvania.
Session laws.
Pennsylvania.
Three-quarters leather on printed boards (Binding)
Title stamped on spine (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 583 1772
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Anno regni Georgii III. Regis, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae & Hiberniae, decimo. : At a General Assembly of the province of Pennsylvania, begun and holden at Philadelphia, the fourteenth day of October, anno Domini 1769 ... And from thence continued by adjournments to the twenty-ninth day of September, 1770

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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Date of Publication
MDCCLXX. [1770]
Call Number
Biook 583 1770
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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Uniform Title
Laws, etc. (Session laws : 1770 Sept.)
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed and sold by D. Hall, and W. Sellers, at the new printing-office, near the market.,
Date of Publication
MDCCLXX. [1770]
Physical Description
p. [2], 41-50 ; (fol.)
Notes
Pagination continues session laws published from Feb. 1770 (Evans 11800).
Pennsylvania arms on title page.
Hand-wriiten notes on blank page at end of volume.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 583 as assigned by Yeates.
Evans
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania,
Contents
Bound with Anno Regni Georgii III Regis...And from thence continued by Adjournments to the Eighteen Day of February 1768, Philadelphia, D. Hall and W. Sellers,1768; - Anno Regni Georgii III Regis...And from thence continued by Adjourments to the Twenty-fourth Day of February 1769, Philadelphia: D. Hall, and W. Sellers, 1769 - Anno Regni Georgii II Regis...And from thence continued by Adjournments to the Twenty-first Day of March, 1772, Philadelphhia, D. Hall and W Sellers, 1772 - Anno Regni Gerogii III Regis...And from thence continured by Adjournments to the Twenty-sixth Day of February 1773, Philadelphia, Hall and Sellers, 1773.
Subjects
Law - Pennsylvania.
Law.
Pennsylvania.
Relief prints - Seals - Pennsylvania - 1770.
Three-quarters leather on printed boards (Binding)
Title stamp on spine (Binding)
Additional Author
Hall, David,
Sellers, William,
Yeates, Jasper,
Place
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Biook 583 1770
Websites
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Anno regni Georgii III. Regis, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae & Hiberniae, decimo tertio. : At a General Assembly of the province of Pennsylvania, begun and holden at Philadelphia, the fourteenth day of October, anno Domini 1772 ... And from thence continued by adjournments to the twenty-sixth day of February, 1773

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21545
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Date of Publication
MDCCLXXIII. [1773]
Call Number
Book 583 1773
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania.
Uniform Title
Laws, etc. (Session laws : 1773 Feb.)
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed and sold by Hall and Sellers, at the new printing-office, near the market.,
Date of Publication
MDCCLXXIII. [1773]
Physical Description
pages [2], 293-355, [1] ; 34 cm
Notes
Pagination continues session laws published from Feb. 1770 (Evans 11800).
Pennsylvania arms on title page.
Eighteen pages of hand-written notes at end of volume.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 583 as assigned by Yeates.
Evans
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania,
Contents
Bound with Anno Regni Georgii III Regis...And from thence continued by Adjournments to the Twentieth Day of February 1768, Philadelphia, D. Hall and W. Sellers,1768; - Anno Regni Georgii III Regis...And from thence continued by Adjourments to the highteenth# Day of February 1769, Philadelphia: D. Hall, and W. Sellers, 1769 - Anno Regni Georgii II Regis...And from thence continued by Adjournments to the Twenty-fourthDay of February, 1770, Philadelphhia, D. Hall and W Sellers, 1770 - Anno Regni Gerogii III Regis...And from thence continured by Adjournments to the Twenty-first Day of March 1772, Philadelphia, Hall and Sellers, 1772.
Subjects
Pennsylvania - History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Pennsylvania.
History.
Three-quarters leather on printed boards(Binding)
Title stamped on spine (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 583 1773
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Collection
Hager Store Collection
Title
Hager Store Collection
Object ID
MG0104
Date Range
1774-1953
the Hager family papers are deeds, land patents, and probate records. Creator: LancasterHistory (Organization) Conditions for Access: Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment--contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit
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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.
Documents
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Collection
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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