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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #099
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
Diller, Adam
McDonald, Robert
Gillmore, _____
Weiley, James
Frantz, Christian
Greider, C.
Landis, C.
Ringwalt, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Prisons
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 #099
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A Jul 24, 2001.
Additional Notes
Prison.
Payments to various people for work and supplies for the prison.
Diller, Adam. Sheriff. Payment were made to:
McDonald, Robert. For work done.
Gillmore, _____. For sweeping.
Weiley, James. For mending shoes.
Frantz, Christian. For a load of wood.
Greider, C. For a load of wood.
Landis, C. For a load of wood.
Ringwalt, Samuel. For soap.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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