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.
Signers of petition: Joseph Knotwell, A. R. Lutz, Jacob Bard, Andrew G. Garber, Jacob M. Grider, Andrew Mummaw, Martin Seibel, Peter Hebel, Jacob Heineman, Frederick Weller, Frederick Mumma, Henry Copenheffer, Christian M. Grider.
Signers of an additional petition: Peter K. Weller, William H. Heidler, Frederick Weller, [signature in German], [signature in German], John Bard, Philip Bard, Joseph Conklin, Joseph [Grann], Henry Bard, Jacob C. Clair, Abiram Lewis, David Mellinger, Ephraim Conklin, J. Conklin, Henry Millar, Hiram Lockard, Jacob Hoffman, Frederick [Strish], Christian M. Conklin, John Boys, Samuel W. Miller, J. J. Fitzpatrick, Charles Smith, Isaac Heinaman, Henry S. Eshelman, Henry Weaver, Abraham Heineman, Daniel M. Brown, William W. Berntheisel, [Lenobard Jost], [P. F. Grann], [ ] Heinaman, W. H. Law, John B. Wakefield, Hiram B. Wakefield, Joseph Sherk, John Dulps, John Lutz, Gabriel Miller, Cyrus B. Neff, David R. Kauffman, James Daniel, Peter McGinley, John Hoffman, Peter Hoffman, [signature in German], John H. Kauffman, Daniel Henry, Patrick [Crilly], Christian F. Stouffer, Peter Heorr, [signature in German], William Berntheisel, George Berntheisel, Samuel Wakefield, John Grann, P. Bradly, Jacob M. Conklin, Henry M. Weller, Henry Myers, William Hinkle.
Receipt to keep a tavern.
4 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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