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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #360
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
Year
1823
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Hope, John
Parker, Mary
Morrison, John
Gamble, _____
Morris, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
African-American
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 1823 #360
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
004
Box Number
004
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment of fees in a court case.
Hope, John. African American. Bastardy on the oath of Parker, Mary [the words "of coulour'" after her name have been crossed through.]
Morrison, John Esq. Justice. Received payment.
Gamble, _____. Constable.
Morris, George. Assistant to constable.
1 item. 2 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1814 F014 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1814
People
Hope, John
Parker, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Persons of color
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1814 F014 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
African-American.
Recognizance, fornication and bastardy on Mary Parker.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1887 F099
Description Level
Fonds
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
1887
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Parker, William
Parker, Mary
Reed, Howard
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Salisbury Twp.
Place
Salisbury Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1887 F099
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
014
Box Number
014
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Parker, Mary.
Administrator: Reed, Howard.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1902 F093
Description Level
Fonds
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
1902
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Parker, Mary
Reed, George W.
Futer, Jacob E.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
none
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1902 F093
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
020
Box Number
020
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Reed, George W.
Administrator: Futer, Jacob E.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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