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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Act concerning bridge
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I012
Date Range
1812
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Act concerning bridge
Description
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
Document type: Act concerning bridge
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Date Range
1812
Year
1812
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0006
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Acts, Legislative
Bridges
Conestoga Creek
Creeks
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Witmer's Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Extent
1 item, 1 piece
Object Name
Act
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I012
Box Number
006
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 8 Others (Not Part of the Family)
Title
Act to confirm election of trustees of the Second Presbyterian Church
Object ID
JBFP 8.2.3.005
Date Range
1855/04/06
  2 documents     10 images  
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 8 Others (Not Part of the Family)
Title
Act to confirm election of trustees of the Second Presbyterian Church
Description
Act to confirm election of trustees of the Second Presbyterian Church signed by Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Henry K. Strong, Speaker of the Senate, William Mulhenberg Hiester and Governor, James Pollock . An act to confirm and legalize the election of trustees of the Second Presbyterian Congregation of the City of Lancaster signed by Henry K. Strong, Speaker of the House of Representatives, William M. Hiester, Speaker of the Senate, and James Pollock, Governor, and certified by John M. Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth confirming the election of several trustees after failing to do so according to the charter of the church. This act upholds the action of the Golden seal with red ribbon on last page. Lancaster, PA.
Date Range
1855/04/06
Creator
Pennsylvania. General Assembly
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Container
JBFP Part 8, Box 1
People
Strong, Henry K.
Hiester, William Muhlenberg
Pollock, James
Sullivan, John M.
Subjects
Boards of directors
Presbyterian Church
Business records
Search Terms
Boards of directors
Second Presbyterian Church
Business records
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 8 pages to scan, 8.75 x 14 in.
Object Name
Act
Language
English
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 8 Series 2
Object ID
JBFP 8.2.3.005
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 Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
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, Pennsylvania.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.032
Other Number
JBFP Part 8, Series 2, Subseries 3, Folder 5
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
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Collection
Hamilton Watch Company Collection
Title
Hamilton Watch Company advertisement
Object ID
MG0127_F016
Date Range
1899/04
Collection
Hamilton Watch Company Collection
Title
Hamilton Watch Company advertisement
Description
Hamilton Watch Co. advertisement for new grades of jewel movements, which appeared in The Keystone, vol. 20, no. 4, April 1899. With the masthead and date of The Keystone issue.
Admin/Biographical History
The Keystone was published by B. Thorpe, 19th and Brown Streets, Philadelphia.
Date Range
1899/04
Creation Date
April 1899
Creator
Hamilton Watch Company
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 04
Other Creators
B. Thorpe
Subjects
Advertisements
Clock and watch making
Clocks and watches
Hamilton Watch Company
Search Terms
Advertisements
Hamilton Watch Company
Jewel movements
Keystone, The
Watches
Watchmaking
Extent
2 items, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Advertisement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0127_F016
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Hamilton Watch Company Collection (MG0127), Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Item 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
2022.004
Classification
MG0127
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 9 April 2022.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0690 I006
Date Range
1826
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Date Range
1826
Year
1826
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0010
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Affidavits
Bridges
Chickies Creek
Chiques Creek
Creeks
Manheim, Rapho Twp.
Rapho Twp.
Warwick Twp.
Place
Rapho Twp. and Warwick Twp.
Object Name
Affidavit
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0690 I006
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Location: Manheim, Rapho Twp.
Document type: Affidavit concerning payment for bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Veterans' Peddlers Licenses
Title
Veterans' Peddlers Licenses
Object ID
Veterans F01 I04
Collection
Veterans' Peddlers Licenses
Title
Veterans' Peddlers Licenses
Description
Record of applications for peddlers' licenses showing date of application, name of applicant, type of license, and dates granted and lifted. Many applications for soldiers' licenses; these are peddlers' licenses issued to honorably discharged veterans. Handwritten.
System of Arrangement
Organized by year, then alphabetically by surname.
Year
1899
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
May, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Veterans' Peddlers License
Civil War
Petitions
Object Name
Affidavit
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Veterans F01 I04
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Petition.
203rd Regiment, Company A, Pennsylvania Volunteers.
Civil War.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0601
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Thaddeus Stevens Collection
Title
Articles of agreement between Harrisburg Bank and Thaddeus Stevens
Object ID
MG0115_P01_F025_In02
Date Range
1844/01/03
  1 document  
Collection
Thaddeus Stevens Collection
Title
Articles of agreement between Harrisburg Bank and Thaddeus Stevens
Description
Articles of agreement between Harrisburg Bank and Thaddeus Stevens. Settles debts and issues of property sales between Stevens and the bank.
Date Range
1844/01/03
Creation Date
3 January 1844
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Stevens, Thaddeus
Subjects
Contracts
Search Terms
Articles of agreement
Harrisburg Bank
Stevens and Smith Center
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0115_P01_F025_In02
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115_P01) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/fc4d62c6-ef85-4f0f-bfb8-361140325885
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115), Part 1, 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. Please 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
1973.MG0115F25
Other Numbers
MG-115
Other Number
MG-115, Part 1, Folder 25, Insert 2
Classification
MG0115
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 22 September 2022.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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Collection
Thaddeus Stevens Collection
Title
Articles of agreement between Thaddeus Stevens and John F. Caven
Object ID
MG0115_P01_F025_In05
Date Range
1862/07/17
  1 document  
Collection
Thaddeus Stevens Collection
Title
Articles of agreement between Thaddeus Stevens and John F. Caven
Description
Articles of agreement between Thaddeus Stevens and John F. Caven. Stevens agrees to sell land in Luzerne County to Caven, and Caven agrees to sell Stevens stock in the Leavenworth, Pawnee, and Western Railroad Company in Kansas.
Transcription of the 17 July 1862 articles of agreement between Thaddeus Stevens and John F. Caven. Stevens agrees to sell land in Luzerne County to Caven, and Caven agrees to sell Stevens stock in the Leavenworth, Pawnee, and Western Railroad Company in Kansas. No date for the transcription.
Date Range
1862/07/17
Creation Date
17 July 1862
Creator
Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Caven, John F.
Stevens, Thaddeus
Subjects
Contracts
Leavenworth, Pawnee, and Western Railroad Company
Selling--Real property
Stocks
Search Terms
Articles of agreement
Kansas
Leavenworth, Pawnee, and Western Railroad Company
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Real estate
Stevens and Smith Center
Stocks
Extent
2 items, 6 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0115_P01_F025_In05
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115_P01) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/fc4d62c6-ef85-4f0f-bfb8-361140325885
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115), Part 1, 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. Please 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
1973.MG0115F25
Other Numbers
MG-115
Other Number
MG-115, Part 1, Folder 25, Insert 5
Classification
MG0115
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 22 September 2022.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Legal ruling regarding Christian Grove
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F018_It01
Date Range
02 December 1782
  1 document  
Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Legal ruling regarding Christian Grove
Description
Legal ruling regarding the degree of guilt of Christian Grove who was charged with assisting in the escape of Tory prisoners.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas McKean and George Bryan both served on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court at this time and later became governors of Pennsylvania.
Date Range
02 December 1782
Creation Date
No date
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 04
Storage Container
Series 02, Box 0001
People
Bryan, George
Grove, Christian
McKean, Thomas
Subjects
American Loyalists
Political prisoners
Search Terms
American Loyalists
Incarcerated persons
Legal agreements
Legal cases
Political prisoners
Supreme Executive Council, State of Pennsylvania
Extent
1 item, 1 page to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F018_It01
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
Photograph (1-08-07-91)
Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115)
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), George Steinman Papers (MG0184), Series 2, Object ID, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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 18, Item 1
Classification
MG0184
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 14 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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Collection
Sally E. Nungesser Papers
Title
Rental agreement between Joshua Stevens and Fountain Black
Object ID
MG0839_F002
Date Range
1833/07/08
  1 document  
Collection
Sally E. Nungesser Papers
Title
Rental agreement between Joshua Stevens and Fountain Black
Description
Manuscript copy of a rental agreement between Joshua Stevens of Indiana and Fountain Black of Kentucky for Stevens' house on Washington Street in Indianapolis, Indiana. The document includes a description of the house and terms of the agreement. Signatures of Joshua Stevens, Fountain Black, and [B. M. Hatton].
Date Range
1833/07/08
Creation Date
8 July 1833
Creator
Stevens, Joshua, 1790-1858
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 19
People
Black, Fountain
Stevens, Joshua
Subjects
African Americans--History
Contracts
Search Terms
Agreements
Dwellings
Houses
Indianapolis, Indiana
Leases
Persons of color
Rental properties
Stevens and Smith Center
Washington Street
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0839_F002
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115)
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
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
Gift of Peggy Kellermeyer in honor of Kenneth and Sally Nungesser.
Accession Number
2021.007
Other Numbers
MG-839
Other Number
MG-839, Folder 2
Classification
MG0839
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 29 December 2023.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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Collection
Thaddeus Stevens Collection
Title
Inventory, Lancaster Union & Tribune
Object ID
MG0115_P01_F008_In02
Date Range
1851/11/20
  1 document  
Collection
Thaddeus Stevens Collection
Title
Inventory, Lancaster Union & Tribune
Description
Articles of agreement of sale of the Lancaster Union & Tribune Printing Establishment. Signed by Thaddeus Stevens, John Landes, E. C. Reigart, Robert H. Long, George Brubaker, Benjamin Herr and Thomas E. Franklin.
Date Range
1851/11/20
Creation Date
20 November 1851
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 03
People
Brubaker, George
Franklin, Thomas Emlen
Herr, Benjamin
Landes, John
Long, Robert H.
Reigart, Emanuel C.
Stevens, Thaddeus
Subjects
Lancaster (Pa.)
Newspapers
Search Terms
Articles of agreement
Lancaster Union and Tribune
Newspapers
Stevens and Smith Center
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Object ID
MG0115_P01_F008_In02
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115_P01) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/fc4d62c6-ef85-4f0f-bfb8-361140325885
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Thaddeus Stevens Collection (MG0115), Part 1, 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. Please 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-115
Other Number
MG-115, Part 1, Folder 8, Insert 2
Classification
MG0115
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 21 April 2022.
Old # MG-115, Part 1, Folder 8, Insert 1, Item 2
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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