David Caldwell, 1725-1824 : Pennsylvania Colonial pioneer, Princeton scholar, North Carolina educator and physician, Presbyterian minister, Revolutionary War patriot, and a founding father of the Bill of Rights
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.
Transcription of the court papers filed in the action by the stockholders of the Marietta & Susquehanna Trading Company against a the appointed Trustees of the Company, Jacob Grosh, Jacob Gish (Gisch), Jacob Mishey (Misher), James Patterson, Jr. and William Child, entrusted to resolve the company, however none of the debts were ever collected. Transcription includes a background, complaint, answer and exhibits. Transcribed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court, David Caldwell.
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.
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
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James Buchanan Family Papers
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May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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General Reynolds Cornet Band, Conestoga, 1903. Picture taken in front of Dr. Maris Kendig's office. Notice the Band Wagon in the rear. From Diary 1882, January 14, 15, 28 and Memoranda. Identified, seated left to right, are: Grant Gardner, B. Frank Zercher, David Caldwell, Grant Gardner, Martin Markley, George Pries. Standing left to right: Maris K. Jones, ?, Earl Pries, Ray Aston, Charles Kreider, Amos Aston, Christian Smith, Harry Binkley, Edward Wade