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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #454
Description Level
Item
Collection
Commissioners' Orders 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
People
Clark, Mary
Clark, Samuel
Swartzwalter, Benjamin
Goodman, John
March, Cyrus
Search Terms
Courthouses
Lancaster
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Little Britain Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #454
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
012
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1993/07/09.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment to witnesses.
Commonwealth v. Samuel Clark. Surety of the peace on complaint of Mary Clark.
Clark, Mary.
Clark, Samuel.
Swartzwalter, Benjamin. Witness.
Goodman, John. Witness.
March, Cyrus. Witness.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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