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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
Newspaper article relates to money donated by James Buchanan to the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster
Object ID
MG0096 F021
Date Range
No date
  1 document     1 image  
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
Newspaper article relates to money donated by James Buchanan to the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster
Description
A photocopy of a newspaper article. The small article relates to money donated by James Buchanan to the First Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, as well as authorities of the city of Lancaster, to be used to buy fuel for poor women of the city during the winter months. No date. Accompanied by a letter from the donor. Mr. George M. Steidler is credited with preserving the article.
Date Range
No date
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Buchanan, James
Steidler, George N.
Subjects
First Presbyterian Church (Lancaster, Pa.)
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations
Poor women
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
First Presbyterian Church, Lancaster
Donations
Poor women
Buchanan Donation Fund
Newspaper clippings
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
Articles
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 1 page to scan, 28 x 21.5 cm
Object Name
Article
Language
English
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Object ID
MG0096 F021
Location of Originals
Photocopy
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Collection (MG0096) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3760
James Buchanan Family Papers
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph Collection
Curatorial Collection
Wheatland Collection
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
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, Pa.
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 021
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Images
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
Three magazine and bulletin excerpts about James Buchanan and Wheatland
Object ID
MG0096 F058 In03
Date Range
1937-1970
  11 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Title
Three magazine and bulletin excerpts about James Buchanan and Wheatland
Description
Three magazine and bulletin excerpts about James Buchanan and Wheatland:
Cover of the Lancaster Motorist Magazine with a picture of Wheatland and a caption under it that says, “Wheatland – the President James Buchanan Shrine in Lancaster”. Lancaster.
An article from the Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletin, vol. 29, no. 6 titled, “Homes of Presidents in Pennsylvania,” about James Buchanan’s Wheatland and the home of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife.
A bulletin from the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. It contains several images of the restored Wheatland, has captions explaining each image and an article on Wheatland. Lancaster. February 1937, June 1961, November 1970.
Date Range
1937-1970
Year Range From
1937
Year Range To
1970
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Buchanan, James
Eisenhower, Dwight David "Ike"
Eisenhower, Mary Geneva Doud "Mamie"
Subjects
Eisenhower National Historic Site (Pa.)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Historic house museums
Search Terms
Articles
Buchanan Collections
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Historic house museums
Internal Affairs Monthly Bulletin
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Lancaster Motorist
Wheatland
Extent
3 items, 11 pages to scan, 27 x 20 cm
Object Name
Article
Language
English
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Object ID
MG0096 F058 In03
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Collection (MG0096) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3760
James Buchanan Family Papers
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph Collection
Curatorial Collection
Wheatland Collection
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
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, Pa.
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 058, Insert 03
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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Collection
Lancaster Recreation Commission Records
Title
Constitution and bylaws of the Crispus Attucks Community Association
Object ID
MG0567_S02_F017_It19
Date Range
1963/04/18
  1 document  
Collection
Lancaster Recreation Commission Records
Title
Constitution and bylaws of the Crispus Attucks Community Association
Description
Constitution and bylaws of the Crispus Attucks Community Association, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. "Official copy adopted April 18, 1963, with noted changes." Not signed.
Date Range
1963/04/18
Creation Date
18 April 1963
Creator
Lancaster Recreation Commission (Lancaster, Pa.)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 12
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Cypress, John L.
Polite, Nelson M.,Sr.
Subjects
By-laws
Children
Community centers
Family recreation
Recreation centers
Youth
Youth centers
Search Terms
By-laws
Children
Community centers
Crispus Attucks Community Association
Crispus Attucks Community Association of the Lancaster Recreation Commission
Crispus Attucks Community Center
Family recreation
Lancaster Recreation Commission
Persons of color
Recreation centers
Youth
Youth centers
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Bylaws
Language
English
Object ID
MG0567_S02_F017_It19
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection Title (MG#), Series #, Object ID, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
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
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact Research@LancasterHistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
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.
Accession Number
2010.LancRec
Other Numbers
MG-567
Other Number
MG-567, Series 2, Folder 17, Item 19
Classification
MG0567
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Cataloged by AN, 2010. Added to database 2 September 2022.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
Documents

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Collection
Card Collection
Title
Advertising trade card for The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
Object ID
MG0180_S01_F012_In04_It01
Date Range
1884
  1 document  
Collection
Card Collection
Title
Advertising trade card for The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
Description
Advertising trade card for The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, the largest importers and retailers in the world, pioneers in the business, and the only importers dealing direct with consumers.
The front of this trade card, with its derogatory and cariactured depiction of race, shows an African American family that stops to read a billboard advertising the business. "Whoa! Stephen till I read dis yer sign."
The reverse contains the address of the home office, locations of stores throughout the United States, and warnings about the "vile mixtures" of competitors.
Date Range
1884
Creation Date
1884
Creator
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 04
Storage Container
Box 0001
Subjects
Advertising
Advertising cards
African Americans in advertising
African Americans--History
Ephemera
Race discrimination
Stereotypes
Stores, Retail
Search Terms
Advertising
Advertising cards
African American men
African American women
Business cards
Children
Donkeys
Ephemera
Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
Lancaster
Persons of color
Racial stereotypes
Trade cards
Wagons
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Card, Advertising
Language
English
Object ID
MG0180_S01_F012_In04_It01
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Card Collection (MG0180) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/39cc1c47-2885-4667-81d0-959136391688
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Card Collection (MG0180), Series #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment-contact Research@LancasterHistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
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. Persons wishing to publish any material from this collection 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-180
Other Number
MG-180, Series 1, Folder 12, Insert 4, Item 1
Classification
MG0180
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Oricinally cataloged by JM. Added to database 6 December 2023.
Documents

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Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Receipt for poor tax for the estate of Philip Dean
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F098_In09_It02
Date Range
1800/03/31
  1 document  
Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Receipt for poor tax for the estate of Philip Dean
Description
John [Light] received payment of the poor tax from Frederick Steinman, administrator of the estate of Philip Dean.
Date Range
1800/03/31
Creation Date
31 March 1800
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 04
Storage Container
Series 02, Box 0005
People
Dean, Philip
Light, John
Steinman, Frederick
Subjects
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Tax collection
Taxation
Search Terms
Poor tax
Receipts
Tax collection
Tax collectors
Taxation
Taxes
Extent
1 item, 1 page scanned
Object Name
Document
Language
English
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F098_In09_It02
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).
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
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact Research@LancasterHistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
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-184, Series 2
Other Number
MG-184, Series 2, Folder 98, Insert 9, Item 2
Classification
MG0184
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 25 April 2024.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # C980002119, 2021-2024.
Documents

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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #277
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Bennett, Joshua W.
Collom, Jacob
Collom, John
Etta, Sarah
Galleger, John
Horncomb, George H.
Louks, Ann Eliza
Louks, Charles
Louks, Jacob
Moore, William
Mosse, Mary
Myers, John
Myers, Margaret
Right, Christopher
Right, David
Sweney, Charles
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Newtown, Rapho Twp.
Poor children
Teachers
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Newtown, Rapho Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #277
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/04/21.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Bennett, Joshua W. Teacher.
Collom, Jacob.
Collom, John.
Etta, Sarah.
Galleger, John.
Horncomb, George H.
Louks, Ann Eliza.
Louks, Charles.
Louks, Jacob.
Moore, William.
Mosse, Mary.
Myers, John.
Myers, Margaret.
Right, Christopher.
Right, David.
Sweney, Charles.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #279
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Eisenberger, Abraham
Eisenberger, Christian
Eisenberger, Henry
Fisher, George
Imhoff, John
Lockort, Elisabeth
Nicholson, Barbara
Smith, John K.
Snyder, Catharine
Snyder, Henry
Xander, Mary
Xander, Mady
Yakey, Laima
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Columbia
Poor children
Teachers
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Columbia
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #279
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/04/21.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Eisenberger, Abraham.
Eisenberger, Christian.
Eisenberger, Henry.
Fisher, George.
Imhoff, John.
Lockort, Elisabeth.
Nicholson, Barbara.
Smith, John K. Teacher.
Snyder, Catharine.
Snyder, Henry.
Xander, Mary.
Xander, Mady.
Yakey, Laima.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #281
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Carpenter, Isaac
Foland, William
Gilbert, Amos
Potts, Mary
Rice, Rebecca
Steinheiser, Elizabeth
Steinheiser, Jonas
Wendtz, Evan
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Strasburg Twp.
Poor children
Teachers
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #281
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/04/21.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Carpenter, Isaac.
Foland, William.
Gilbert, Amos. Teacher.
Potts, Mary.
Rice, Rebecca.
Steinheiser, Elizabeth.
Steinheiser, Jonas.
Wendtz, Evan.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #282
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Dillon, George D.
Miller, Christian
Roat, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster Twp.
Poor children
Teachers
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #282
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/04/21.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Dillon, George D. Teacher.
Miller, Christian.
Roat, Samuel.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #283
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Bear, Ann
Bear, Mary
Bear, Samuel
Brehm, John
Bretz, Catherine
Bretz, Mary
Buckley, Ann
Drago, Mary
Drago, William
Fisher, Ann
Fisher, Benjamin
Glass, Henry
Glass, Jacob
Gotshall, John
Gotshall, Peter
Killinger, Daniel
Killinger, John
Lambert, Barbara
Lambert, Catherina
Mickey, Mathias
Myers, Jacob
Rank, Henry
Sawyer, Jacob
Sawyer, John
Sweigart, Henry
Wiley, Sarah
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
East Hempfield Twp.
Poor children
Teachers
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
East Hempfield Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #283
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/04/21.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Bear, Ann.
Bear, Mary.
Bear, Samuel.
Brehm, John.
Bretz, Catherine.
Bretz, Mary.
Buckley, Ann.
Drago, Mary.
Drago, William.
Fisher, Ann.
Fisher, Benjamin.
Glass, Henry.
Glass, Jacob.
Gotshall, John.
Gotshall, Peter.
Killinger, Daniel.
Killinger, John.
Lambert, Barbara.
Lambert, Catherina.
Mickey, Mathias.
Myers, Jacob. Teacher.
Rank, Henry.
Sawyer, Jacob.
Sawyer, John.
Sweigart, Henry.
Wiley, Sarah.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Description Level
Item
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