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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1851 F023
Description Level
Item
Collection
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1851
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Gonder, Joseph Jr.
Lewis, Ellis
Gonder, Benjamin B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
None
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1851 F023
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Lewis, Ellis.
Administrator: Gonder, Benjamin B.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F008 In04 It02
Date Range
1852/11/16
  2 documents     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
A letter from James Buchanan to William Mathiot of Lancaster. Buchanan writes of his surprise when he found out from Judge Lewis the news of Mathiot being a candidate. Wheatland.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1852/11/16
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Mathiot, William
Lewis, Ellis
Subjects
Political candidates
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Political candidates
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 25 x. 20.5 cm
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F008 In04 It02
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 008, Insert 04, Item 02
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 1
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.2.1.003
Date Range
No date
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
“Memorandum of Uncle James’ business to be attended to on 1st April 1848.” Outstanding loans of Samuel Charles, Bernard Flynn’s estate, John Reynolds, James M. Hopkins, James B. Henry’s estate, Mary F. Hopkins, Ellis Lewis, Henry Mellinger, Dr. Nathaniel W. Sample, William F. Baker, Henry Eshleman, Michael Withers, Moore Connell, Abraham Peters and others, and John Robinson.
Custodial History
The James Buchanan Family Papers were collected by the James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland. This collection was relocated from the Wheatland mansion to the LancasterHistory archives in the Spring of 2009. Digitization of the James Buchanan Family Papers was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
No date
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Charles, Samuel
Flynn, Bernard
Reynolds, John
Hopkins, James M.
Henry, James Buchanan
Hopkins, Mary F.
Lewis, Ellis
Mellinger, Henry
Sample, Nathaniel Welsher
Baker, William F.
Eshleman, Henry
Withers, Michael
Connell, Moore
Peters, Abraham
Robinson, John
Subjects
Memorandums
Search Terms
Memorandums
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 8 x 10 in.
Object Name
Memorandum
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.296
Object ID
JBFP 1.2.1.003
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 2, Subseries 1, Folder 3
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 4
Associated Material
James Buchanan Papers, Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections,
http://archives.dickinson.edu/collection-descriptions/james-buchanan-papers
James Buchanan and Harriet Lane Johnston Papers, Library of Congress,
https://www.loc.gov/collections/james-buchanan-and-harriet-lane-johnston-papers/
James Buchanan Papers, Historical Society of Pennsylvania,
http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/b/Buchanan0091.html
James Buchanan Papers, Penn State University Libraries,
https://libraries.psu.edu/findingaids/1458.htm
Related Item Notes
James Buchanan Family Papers
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material.
Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Report of the trial and conviction of John Haggerty, for the murder of Melchior Fordney, late of the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania : In the Court of oyer & terminer, held at the city of Lancaster, for the county of Lancaster, at January term, A.D. 1847. Before the Hon. Ellis Lewis, president And Jacob Grosh and Emanuel Schaeffer ... associate justices of said court

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo11967
Author
Haggerty, John,
Date of Publication
1847. Masthof Press reprint, 1997.
Call Number
364.1523 H145
Responsibility
By a member of the bar.
Author
Haggerty, John,
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
[J. H. Pearsol, printer],
Date of Publication
1847. Masthof Press reprint, 1997.
Physical Description
82 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Fordney, Melchior, - d. 1846.
Additional Author
Lewis, Ellis,
A member of the bar.
Additional Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Court of Oyer and Terminer (Lancaster Co.)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
364.1523 H145
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