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.
Signers of petition: John P. Schaum, John Deaner, David Bair, Charles A. Heinitsh, Jacob Gable, James Coyle, J. Metzger, C. Widmyer, J. B. Kaufman, [ ] Amweg, Edward H. [Brown], James H. Barnes, Jacob King, William Gumpf.
Receipt to keep a tavern.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.