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.
Located on the great road leading from Lancaster to Newport and on the state road from out from West Chester by McCall's Ferry to Maryland.
Signers of Petition: William Cooper, Adam Earhart, Robert Miller, William Heard, George Rockey, Jacob McDill Jr., Samuel Irwin Jr., Joseph Boyd, William Ramsey, Nathan Thompson, John Wagoner, Isaac Griffith, Thomas Henderson, William Gilliband, Evan Jeffreys, Samuel McKee, John Walker, Robert McClure, Andrew Brown, Moses Hemor, and one other.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.