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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #151
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
Eichholtz, Henry
Fault, Jacob
Galloway, Benjamin
Galloway, Hannah
Glasgow, Abraham
Poorman, David
Ramsey, Philip
Reisinger, George
Seaberry, Nancy
Taylor, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Earl Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #151
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A Jul 24, 2001.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment for courthouse work during the April Sessions 1829.
Eichholtz, Henry.
Cases include (all are Commonwealth v.):
Fault, Jacob. Indictment for fornication and bastardy with Seaberry, Nancy.
Galloway, Benjamin. Surety of the peace on complaint of Galloway, Hannah.
Galloway, Benjamin. Convicted for keeping a disorderly house.
Glasgow, Abraham. Convicted of larceny.
Poorman, David. Acquitted of larceny.
Ramsey, Philip. Indicted for Larceny.
Reisinger, George. Surety of the peace on complaint of his wife.
Taylor, Samuel. Convicted of larceny.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1811 F057 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1811
People
Monteer, William
Clendenin, James
Rohrer, Christian
Messengale, Peggy
Galloway, Hannah
Bartle, Catharine
Bero, Catharine
Boyle, John
Gumpf, Michael
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1811 F057 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, surety of the peace towards James Clendenin.
Additional names: Christian Rohrer, Peggy Messengale, Hannah Galloway, Catharine Bartle, Catharine Bero, John Boyle, Michael Gumpf.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1811 F058 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1811
People
Monteer, Elizabeth
Clendenin, James
Brown, Wachal
Messengale, Peggy
Galloway, Hannah
Bartle, Catharine
Bero, Catharine
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Witnesses
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1811 F058 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Witness list in a suit with James Clendenin.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1800 F003 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1800
People
Wainwright, James
Herbst, John
Galloway, Hannah
Herbst, Nancy
Messencope, Adam
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: stealing
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1800 F003 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with stealing from John Herbst.
Additional names: Hannah Galloway, Nancy Herbst, Adam Messencope.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Mayor's Court
Object ID
NOV 1824 F030 MC
Description Level
Item
Collection
Mayor's Court
Admin/Biographical History
The Mayor's Court was established at the incorporation of the City of Lancaster in 1818, and was composed of the mayor, recorder, and aldermen with powers and jurisdiction analogous to the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Jail Delivery. It was abolished on 6 February 1849.
System of Arrangement
Organized by court term.
Arranged with general materials first, then constables reports, tavern licenses, un-numbered cases, and numbered cases.
Year
1824
People
Galloway, Hannah
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1824 F030 MC
Classification
RG 99-00 [0101]
Location
Archives
Container
004
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Assault and battery.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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