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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1824 #460
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
Birch, Mary
Bower, Philip
Boyle, Charles
Brown, John
Buckram, Daniel
Conner, Mary Jane
Corey, Charles
Cunningham, Hugh
Duncan, Milton
Fitzgerald, George Washington
Folk, Polly
Fultz, Eve
Fultz, Peter
George, Jemiat
Glascow, Abraham
Glascow, Christiana
Green, Abraham
Hickman, Sarah
Jameson, Susan
Johnson, David
Johnson, Nelly
Jones, William
Klingan, Thomas
Lewis, John
Lightner, Nathaniel
Linton, John
Mallon, Betsy
Mallon, James
Manning, Dennis
Matston, Biddy
Matston, Ephraim
McClean, Ann
McClean, Benjamin
McClean, Mary
McGlachlen, Jesse
McKim, John
McLean, Benjamin
McLean, Nancy
Milford, John
Miller, Mary
Musser, Samuel
Peerer, Betsey
Reah, Andrew
Seer, Thomas
Smith, Arnold
Smith, John
Smith, Nancy
St. Clair, Sarah
Steward, Hugh
Stout, Lot
Stringle, Daniel
Tully, Margaret
Watt, Jane
Weeding, Philip
Weisler, Adam
Wilson, Isaac
Wilson, James
Wilson, WIlliam
Winchester, Mary
Young, John
Zercher, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
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 1824 #460
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Notes
Never entered into Q & A.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment to Alderman for Constables and his costs in apprehending, examining vagrants etc.
Lightner, Nathaniel.
Smith, John. Vagrant.
Jameson, Susan.
Boyle, Charles.
St. Clair, Sarah.
Birch, Mary. Vagrant.
Glascow, Christiana.
McClean, Benjamin.
McClean, Ann.
Tully, Margaret.
Linton, John.
Cunningham, Hugh.
Reah, Andrew.
Musser, Samuel.
Steward, Hugh.
Zercher, Christian. Assault and battery.
Duncan, Milton. Assault and battery.
Stringle, Daniel. Vagrant.
Hickman, Sarah. Profane swearing.
Stout, Lot.
McClean, Mary. Vagrant.
Corey, Charles.
Buckram, Daniel.
Conner, Mary Jane.
Jones, William. Attempt to commit larceny at bank.
Watt, Jane. Vagrant.
Fitzgerald, George Washington.
Klingan, Thomas. Indecency.
Manning, Dennis.
McGlachlen, Jesse.
Folk, Polly.
Smith, Arnold.
Fultz, Peter.
Fultz, Eve.
Smith, Nancy.
Mallon, James.
Mallon, Betsy.
Glascow, Abraham.
Johnson, David.
35 unnamed boys. Violating Sabbath by playing on Sunday.
Wilson, WIlliam.
Weisler, Adam. Larceny.
Wilson, Isaac.
Lewis, John.
Young, John.
Milford, John.
Green, Abraham.
Bower, Philip.
Peerer, Betsey.
Johnson, Nelly.
Brown, John.
Winchester, Mary.
Seer, Thomas.
Matston, Ephraim.
Matston, Biddy.
George, Jemiat.
Miller, Mary.
Wilson, James.
McLean, Benjamin.
McLean, Nancy.
Weeding, Philip.
McKim, John.
1 item. 2 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.2.160
Date Range
1860
  2 documents     8 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 3 James Buchanan Henry
Description
Letter from Mary Hagner Nicholson to J. B. Henry expressing sorrow over his sickness and will come if needed; vehemently asks that he now invite James Buchanan to Bucky’s christening since James Buchanan was so opposed to the marriage that none of her family want to see him; the McKims want to stop by; and will leave the matter in his hands. Envelope with stamp and postmark addressed to J. Buchanan Henry, Esq, 14 Wall St., New York. [1860] Year from context.
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
1860
Creator
Henry, Mary Hagner Nicholson, 1837-1865
People
Buchanan, James
Henry, Buchanan
Henry, Mary Hagner Nicholson
Henry, James Buchanan
McKim, John
Subjects
Personal correspondence
Letters
Search Terms
Correspondence
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 items, 8 pages to scan, 12.5 x 20.4 cm. and 7.4 x 12.9 cm.
Object Name
Letter
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1996.354
Object ID
JBFP 3.1.2.160
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 3 Series 1
Other Number
JBFP Part 3, Series 1, Subseries 2, Folder 160
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 3, 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
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