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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #592
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
Anderson, Isaac
Anderson, Margaret
Anderson, Rachel
Anderson, Robert
Anderson, William
Bair, Abraham
Bair, Magdalena
Bair, Mrs.
Beck, Amos
Beck, Bernard
Beck, Emmanuel
Bender, Diana
Bender, Joseph
Bender, Samuel
Book, John
Book, Matilda
Book, Mrs.
Caskey, Eliza
Caskey, James
Caskey, Nathan
Clowner, Abraham
Clowner, Jacob
Corker, Luke
Corker, Sarah
Corl, Henry
Corl, Uriah
Creek, Catharine
Creek, Peter
Ervin, Susan
Eshelman, Elizabeth
Eshelman, John
Eshelman, Rebecca
Fellebaum, Mary
Fellebaum, William
Fellenbaum, Edward
Frymyer, Daniel
Frymyer, Jacob
Getz, Sarah
Getz, Mrs.
Graham, Elizabeth
Graham, Harrison
Griffith , Jacob K.
Griffith, Mary Ann
Griffith, Mrs.
Hamilton, Mary Ann
Hamilton, William
Hamilton, Mrs.
Hasson, Margaret
Hasson, Samuel
Hasson, William
Hasson, Mrs.
Hoar, Evelina
Hoar, Jonathan
Hoar, Joseph
Hummel, Rudolph
Hummel, Mrs.
Hutcheson, Elizabeth
Hutcheson, Jacob
Hutcheson, Mary
Kelly, Elizabeth
Kelly, John
Kurtz, Christ
Kurtz, Elizabeth
Kurtz, William
Larue, David
Larue, Isaac
McCanna, Bernard
McCanna, John
McCanna, William
McKelleps, John
McNeal, Archibald
McNeal, Daniel
McNeal, Samuel
Mecalep, Daniel
Mellinger, Charles
Mellinger, William
Miller, Jacob
Miller, Mary
Mimm, Jacob
Mimm, John
Morrow, Jacob
Morrow, Jemima
Morrow, Thomas
Myers, Jacob
Myers, Nancy
Parmer, Ann
Parmer, Eliza
Parmer, Emmanuel
Parmer, Isaac
Parmer, John
Parmer, Solomon
Richman, Eliza
Richman, Mrs.
Rinderknecht, Elizabeth
Rinderknecht, Henry
Rinderknecht, Mary
Ronk, David
Ronk, Margaret
Ronk, Samuel
Royer, John
Royer, Mrs.
Shippen, Eliza
Shippen, Sampson
Shippen, Samuel
Simmons, John
Simmons, Jonathan
Simmons, Washington
Skiles, George
Skiles, John
Skiles, Margaret
Skiles, Mary
Slack, John
Slack, Joseph
Slack, Thomas
Spindler, Barbara
Spindler, Mary
Spindler, Michael
Spindler, Susanna
Webbert, George
Webbert, John
Webbert, Peggy
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Leacock Twp.
Poor children
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Leacock Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #592
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1994/06/23.
Additional Notes
List of poor children.
Anderson, William. Farther of Anderson, Isaac. age 7.
Anderson, Robert. Father of Anderson, Rachel, age 9; Anderson, Margaret, age 11.
Bair, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Bair, Abraham, age 10; Bair, Magdalena, age 8.
Bender, Joseph. Father of Bender, Diana, age 10; Bender, Samuel, age 8.
Beck, Bernard. Father of Beck, Amos, age 8; Beck, Emmanuel, age 10.
Book, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Book, John, age 11; Book, Matilda, age 9.
Corl, Henry. Father of Corl, Uriah, age 6.
Clowner, Jacob. Father of Clowner, Abraham, age 7; Clowner, Jacob, age 9.Creek, Peter. Father of Creek, Catharine, age 10.
Corker, Luke. Father of Corker, Sarah, age 10.
Caskey, James. Father of Caskey, Eliza, age 10; Caskey, Nathan, age 9.
Eshelman, John. Father of Eshelman, Elizabeth, age 8; Eshelman, Rebecca, age 9.
Ervin, Susan. Age 9.
Fellebaum, William. Father of Fellenbaum, Edward, age 9; Fellebaum, Mary, age 10.
Frymyer, Jacob. Father of Frymyer, Daniel, age 7.
Getz, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Getz, Sarah, age 10.
Graham, Elizabeth. Mother of Graham, Harrison, age 9.
Griffith, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Griffith , Jacob K., age 9; Griffith, Mary Ann,age 8.
Hasson, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Hasson, Margaret, age 11; Hasson, Samuel, age 9; Hasson, William, age 5.
Hoar, Jonathan. Father of Hoar, Evelina, age 6; Hoar, Joseph, age 11.
Hutcheson, Jacob. Father of Hutcheson, Elizabeth, age 9; Hutcheson, Mary, age 7.
Hamilton, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Hamilton, Mary Ann, age 11; Hamilton, William, age 9.
Kurtz, Christ. Father of Kurtz, Elizabeth, age 9; Kurtz, William, age 8.
Kelly, John. Father of Kelly, Elizabeth, age 9; Kelly, John, age 7.
Larue, Isaac. Father of Larue, Isaac, age 11; Larue, David, age 10.
Miller, Jacob. Father of Miller, Mary, age 7.
McKelleps, John. Father of McKelleps, John, age 8.
Mecalep, Daniel. Age 10.
McCanna, John. Father of McCanna, Bernard, age 11; McCanna, William, age 8.
McNeal, Archibald. Father of McNeal, Daniel, age 8; McNeal, Samuel, age 7.
Mellinger, Charles. Father of Mellinger, William, age 7.
Mimm, John. Father of Mimm, Jacob, age 7; Mimm, John, age 5.
Myers, Jacob. Father of Myers, Nancy, age 6.
Morrow, Thomas. Father of Morrow, Jacob, age 8; Morrow,, Jemima, age 9.
Parmer, Solomon. Father of Parmer, Ann, age 9; Parmer, Isaac, age 10.
Parmer, Emmanuel. Father of Parmer, Eliza, age 9; Parmer, John, age 11.
Rinderknecht, Henry. Father of Rinderknecht, Elizabeth, age 7; Renderknecht, Mary, age 11.
Richman, _____ Mrs. Widow. Mother of Richman, Eliza, age 10.
Ronk, Samuel. Father of Ronk, David, age 8; Ronk, Margaret, age 6.
Spindler, Michael. Father of Spindler, Barbara, age 11; Spindler, Mary, age 6; Spindler, Susanna, age 8.
Skiles, John. Father of Skiles, George, age 11; Skiles, Margaret, age 8; Skiles, Mary, age 6.
Slack, John. Father of Slack, Joseph, age 11; Slack, Thomas, age 9.
Simmons, John. Father of Simmons, Washington, age 10; Simmons, Jonathan, age 10.
Shippen, Sampson. Father of Shippen, Eliza, age 11; Shippen, Samuel, age 7.
Webbert, John. Father of Webbert, George, age 8; Webbert, Peggy, age 10.
Hummel, _____ Mrs. Mother of Hummel, Rudolph, age 5.
Royer, _____ Mrs. Mother of Royer, John, age 9.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1803 F003 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
1803
People
McKee, George
Kee, George B.
Kyle, James
Sampson
Haywood, Jonathan
Hunt, Charles
Johnston, Harry
Stahl, Abraham
Dempsey, William
McFadden, Thomas
Thomas, John
Barepo, Jemimah
Corbit, William
Padd
Baker, John A.
Keller, William
McCally, John
Smith, John
Friedricks, Abraham
England, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Prisoners
Prisons
Persons of color
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1803 F003 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Prison calendar.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #155
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
Aaron, George
Ailer, David
Banks, David
Beam, George
Beatty, Robert
Beitz, Jacob
Bender, Isaac
Bender, Nathaniel
Bird, Martin
Black, Wilbur
Boushong, John
Buchter, David
Buether, David
Bullman, James
Burton, James
Chitty, Jacob
Curling, Daniel
Dale, Samuel
Davis, Sampson
Diffenbach, Dr.
Eberly, Godfied
Eberly, Godfred
Eckles, Samuel
Eckles, William
Ellwanger, Christian
Ellwanger, John
Evans, George
Farlow, Jacob
Fee, John
Feldenberger, John
Feldernberger, John
Flanagan, Thomas
Flannagan, Thomas
Foltz, Andrew
Fondersmith, George
Fordney, Margaret
Forrance, John
Freeman, C. Dr.
Frey, John
Fundersmith, George
Gardner, Adam
Getz, Philip
Glenfield, Ed
Good, John
Goodman, John
Gormly, John
Graybill, Jacob
Haffmeyer, Charles
Hain, Daniel
Hallager, Charles
Hambright, William J.
Harlacher, Charles
Heiny, Joseph
Herr, Abraham
Hershey, Christian
Hiesler, George
Hook, Jonathan
Hoover, John
Hopkins, Samuel
Hubert, Jacob
Hupperd, John
Jackson, Josiah
Jenkin, William
Johnson, Richard
Johnston, John
Johnstone, John
Jordan, David
Kassler, Samuel
Kegerize, Michael
Kegerrize, Michael
Kelly, Edward
Kelly, Elizabeth
Kelly, Patrick
Kendig, John
Kindrig, Prudence
Kindrig, Mary
Klein, Frederick
Kline, Daniel
Kline, Daniel Jr.
Kline, George
Kline, John
Kline, William
Kreider, Benjamin
Laller, Absolom
Landis, Henry
Langer, George
Lawyer, George
Lechler, John
Lerns, Eli
Lichtenthaler, Adolph
Lind, Michael Jr.
Loan, Catherine
Loan, Hugh
Loar, Hugh
Lockart, Joseph
Louer, Hugh
Lyle, Ann
McAnaney, Patrick
McCloud, John
McCloy, A. Dr.
McCullock, Hugh
McGerigan, Francis
McGranahan, John
McGregor, Francis
McMichael, Patrick
McMichel, Patrick
McMillan, William
Miller, Adam
Miller, David
Miller, Henry
Miller, J. Dr.
Miller, Peter
Miller, Sophia
Mull, Nicholas
Parmer, Abel
Pener, George
Porter, Peter
Rathfon, Jacob
Read, Henry R.
Reed, Henry R.
Ressler, George
Rice, Selah
Roat, John
Robison, Thomas
Rodacker, John
Rohrer, John
Roth, John
Sellers, Absalon
Sheaffer, John
Sides, John
Simpson, John
Smith, Peter
Smith, William
Stohler, Jacob
Studenbrok, George
Sweeny, George
Torrance, John
Torrance, Mary
Tschety, Jacob
Waters, Mary
Wilson, John
Zecher, Christian Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Witnesses
Constables
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 #155
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment for costs of "pros.", constables and witnesses.
All defendents insolvent.
Robison, Thomas. Convicted of larceny.
Beam, George. Convicted of assault & battery.
Lockart, Joseph. Convicted of fornication and bastardy.
Banks, David. Convicted of assault & battery.
Gardner, Adam. Convicted of larceny.
Jackson, Josiah. Convicted of larceny.
Heiny, Joseph. Convicted of larceny.
Wilson, John. Witness: McCloud, John.
Wilson, John. Witnesses: Smith, Peter. [Loar], Hugh. Kelly, Patrick.
Wilson, John. Witnesses: Rathfon, Jacob. Zecher, Christian Jr.
Wilson, John. Witnesses: Loan, Hugh. Glenfield, Ed. Fee, John. Hain, Daniel.
Lechler, John. Indicted for murder. Witness: Haffmeyer, Charles.
Wilson, John. Witnesses: Foltz, Andrew. Langer, George. Miller, Peter.
Wilson, John. Witness: Hoover, John.
Wilson, John. Witness: Rohrer, John.
Wilson, John. Witness: McGranahan, John.
Pener, George. Witnesses: Stohler, Jacob. Hupperd, John.
Wilson, John. Witness: Hiesler, George.
Wilson, John. Witnesses: Lawyer, George. Foltz, Andrew. Miller, Peter.
Ressler, George. Witnesses: Beatty, Robert. Studenbrok, George. Kassler, Samuel. Porter, Peter. Laller, Absolom.
Wilson, John. Witnesses: McCullock, Hugh. Flannagan, Thomas. Burton, James. McMichel, Patrick. McGregor, Francis. McAnaney, Patrick. Bird, Martin. Forrance, John. Miller, Henry. Freeman, C. Dr. Louer, Hugh. Diffenbach, Dr. Miller, J. Dr. Fordney, Margaret. McCullock, Hugh. Flanagan, Thomas. Burton, James. McMichael, Patrick. McGerigan, Francis. McAnaney, Patrick. Bird, Martin. Torrance, John. Freeman, C. Dr. Diffenbach, Dr. Miller, J. Dr. Fordney, Margaret. Ellwanger, John. Ellwanger, Christian. Frey, John. Rodacker, John. Farlow, Jacob. Simpson, John. Loan, Catherine. Dale, Samuel. Black, Wilbur.
Goodman, John. Ressler, George. Horse stealing. Witness: Harlacher [also written as Hallager], Charles.
Eckles, William. Eckles, Samuel. Larceny. Constable: Davis, Sampson.
Wilson, John. Witness: McCloy, A. Dr.
Lechler, John. Assault & battery. Witness: Fundersmith, George.
Hopkins, Samuel and others. Prosecutor: Lerns, Eli. Witnesses: Good, John. Kendig, John.
Wilson, John. Witnes: Miller, Henry
Goodman, John. Ressler, George. Horse stealing. Witnesses: Eberly, Godfried. Kline, William.
Lechler, John. Assault & battery. Witnesses: Johnson, RIvhard. Smith, William. Fondersmith, George. Sides, John. Miller, Henry. Johnston, John. Evans, George.
Goodman, John. Ressler, Geoerge. Horse stealing. Witness: Eberly, Godfred.
Wilson, John. Witness: Boushong, John.
Hook, Jonathan. Larceny. Constable: Bender, Nathaniel.
Bullman, James. Larceny. Justice: Kreider, Benjamin.
Getz, Philip and others. Larceny. Aaron, George. Larceny. Justice: Graybill, Jacob.
Beitz, Jacob. Assault & battery. Justice: McMillan, William.
Goodman, John. Ressler, George. Larceny. Witnesses: Kline, William. Kline, John. Buchter, David [signed his name Buether]. Roat, John[signed his name Roth, John]. Kline, George. Sellers, Absalon. Kline, Daniel [signed his name Kline, Daniel Jr.]. Hershey, Christian. Curling, Daniel.
Wilson, John.Witnesses: Hambright, William J. Jenkin, William. Ailer, David.
Kelly, Edward. Assault & battery. Witness: Lyle, Ann.
Feldenberger, John. Larceny. Witness: Landis, Henry.
Wilson, John. Witness: Torrance, Mary.
Lechler, John. Assault & battery. Constable: Bender, Nathaniel.
Comm. v. Sweeny, George. Comm. v. Johnstone, John. Comm. v. Lechler, John. [Prosecutor?]: Gormly, John.
Lechler, John. Murder. Reed [also appears as Read], Henry R.
Lechler, John. Constable: Klein, Frederick. Paid for serving warrants on Lind, Michael Jr. Rohrer, John.
Rice, Selah. Larceny. Witness: Waters, Mary.
Feldernberger, John. Larceny. Witness: Hubert, Jacob.
Lechler, John. Murder. Witness: Herr, Abraham.
Heiny, Joseph. Larceny. Witness: Lichtenthaler, Adolph.
Johnston, John. Fornication & bastardy with Kindrig, Mary. Witnesses: Kindrig, Mary. Kindreg, Prudence.
Parmer, Abel. Assault & battery. Prosecutor & witnesses: Mull, Nicholas. Miller, Adam Esq. Jordan, David. Bender, Isaac. Sheaffer, John. Miller, David. Miller, Sophia.
Goodman, John. Horse stealing. Constable: Chitty [also appears as Tschety], Jacob.
Goodman, John. Horse stealing. Constable: Kegerrize [also appears as Kegerize], Michael.
Kelly, Edward. Assault & battery. Witness: Kelly, Elizabeth.
50 items. 50 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1851 F073
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
Snyder, Henry
Reese, Sampson M.
Reese, Caroline
Snyder, Christian
Wilson, Sarah
Greider, Jacob M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
West Hempfield Twp.
Place
West Hempfield Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1851 F073
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Reese, Sampson M.; Reese, Caroline; Snyder, Christian; Wilson, Sarah; one unknown signature.
Administrator: Greider, Jacob M.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1818 F030 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
1818
People
Sampson, Bonum
Toland, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1818 F030 QS
Case Number
3.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, assault and battery on William Toland.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1819 F043 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
1819
People
Shippen, Sampson
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: tippling house
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1819 F043 QS
Case Number
32.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, tippling house.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1856 F04 I01
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1856
People
Baldwin, Joseph B.
Beyer, Andrew
Sampson, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Colerain Twp.
Place
Colerain Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1856 F04 I01
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
022
Box Number
022
Additional Notes
Bond: Andrew Beyer, William Sampson.
Receipt
Payment Received by J. H. Carmany from Joseph B. Baldwin
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1810 F009 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
1810
People
Sampson, John
Clarke, Archibald M.
Magill, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Transcripts
Warrants
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1810 F009 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Transcript of docket.
Warrant.
Additional names: Archibald M. Clarke, Robert Magill.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1895 F001 S
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Only administrators' account.
1 item, 2 pieces
Year
1894
People
Sampson, John
Beyer, Josiah
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Colerain Twp.
Physical Characteristics
1 item, 1 piece
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1895 F001 S
Location
Archives
Container
390
Box Number
390
Additional Notes
Beyer, Josiah. Administrator.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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