nach der deutschen Uebersetzung von Martin Luther. ; Mit lehrreichen Vorreden, und vielen nuÌˆtzlichen und seltenen Registern versehen. ; Nebst dem dritten Buch der MaccabaÌˆer, und Zugabe des dritten und vierten Buchs Esra. ; Imgleichen: eine kurz gefasste Biblische Geschichte und Lebensbeschreibung Doctor Martin Luthers. ; [Three lines from Joshua].
Place of Publication
Gedruckt und im Verlage bey Johann BaÌˆr.,
Date of Publication
, 100, 12, , 738, 26, , 227, , 92 p.,  leaves of plates : 2 ill. ; 38 cm.
Illustrations variously signed: Jas. Henry sculp; J. Henry sc. According to BoÌˆtte & Tannhof, the engraver is probably John Henry. Cf. Hamilton, S. "Early American book illustrators and wood engravers," no. 1704.
Advertised in "Der Volksfreund," Lancaster, Pa., Nov. 25, 1817.
Parentheses substituted for square brackets in imprint transcription.
Printed in two columns.
"Biblia" printed in Roman type.
"Subscribenten-Verzeichniss."--P. [5-9], 1st count. List of subscribers' names, organized by state. Printed in four columns.
"August Herman Frankens kurzer Unterricht, wie man die Heilige Schrift zu seiner wahren Erbauung lesen solle."--P. [1-2], 4th count.
"Das Neue Testament unsers Herrn und Heilandes, Jesu Christi. Verdeutschet durch Doctor Martin Luther."--227,  p., 7th count, with separate title page. Parentheses substituted for square brackets in transcription.
Includes indexes, p. -92, 8th count. Printed in three columns.
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Bausman bible has genealogy of Andrew Bausman, 1806-1875 on page between the Old and New Testaments. Copy in family files.
Groff bible has genealogy 1773-1853 of Abraham Groff and Mary Bear on front of fly leaf.
Lehn bible has genealogy 1845-1880 of Christian Lehn and Mary Hartranft.
Lehn bible has genealogical notes and newspaper articles affixed to inside front cover, 1745-1873.
Lutz bible has genealogy 1797-1896 of Johanes Lutz born 1797 and Susanna Schwahr born 1804 in German and English before the New Testament.
Lutz bible: in English: All interred at Union Cemetery, Denver, Pa.; see family bible, Henry S. Goodspeed, pub. 1872.
Lutz bible: page after genealogical page and before the New Testament removed.
Lehn bible has affixed in upper right-hand corner of inside cover: "Henrich Miller, Buchbinder, in der Ost Oranien Strasse, gegenuÌˆber der Deutch Reformirten Kirche, Lancaster."
Two loose genealogical items (1814-1869) and three miscellaneous loose items removed to MG-399; Lehn family bible.
Shaw & Shoemaker
BoÌˆtte & Tannhof. German printing,
Groff bible: full leather gold tooled binding with both clasps missing.
Bausman bible: full leather blind tooled binding with one clasp missing and one loose.
Bausman bible housed in dark blue linen box with gold title.
Lehn bible: Full leather binding with clasps missing, edge gilding.
Lutz bible: Full leather binding with spine title; one clasp missing.
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.