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.
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.
Located near the Conestoga, near the road leading from Lancaster to the Black Horse, passing the Manchester Cotton factory.
Signers of Petition: John Light, Andrew Ellicott, W. Barton, John Sener, Joseph Blandford, Jacob Dickert, Christian Wentz, Johnath Foltz, George Eichelberger, August Heinitsh, John Shindel, John Bender, David Mayer, George Matter, William Dickson, Thomas R. Jordan, George Musser, Benjamin Schaum, George Weaver, Henry Huffnagle, Casper Shaffner Jr., David R. Barton, Adam Reigart, Christian Mayer, Conrad Schwartz Sr., Conrad Schwartz Jr., W. B. Ross, Tobias Greider, Michael Withers, Jacob Duchman, Samuel Clendenin, Peter Protzman, Jacob Sommer, Leonard Sommer, Frederick Hambright, Abraham Witmer, Daniel Witmer, Abraham Carpenter, Henry Miller, Christian Brackbill, George Graeff, W. Montgomery, Samuel Humes, William Hamilton, John Ross, Samuel Fahnestock, Hugh Wilson, Jonas Dorwart and one other.
1 Item, 1 Piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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