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Abstract of wills of Berks County, Pennsylvania

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo7936
Author
Martin, Jacob,
Date of Publication
1999]
Call Number
974.816 A164b
Alternate Title
Berks County, PA abstracts of wills
Abstract of wills and administrations, Berks County, PA
Author
Martin, Jacob,
Place of Publication
[Philadelphia (1305 Locust St., Philadelphia 19107-5405)
Publisher
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania,
Date of Publication
1999]
Physical Description
2 v. ; 28 cm.
Series
Collections of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania ;
Notes
"Presented to the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania by Alfred Smith, of Philadelphia."
The text is a photoreproduction of the original ms.
Includes indexes.
Contents
v. 1. 1752-1798 -- v. 2. 1798-1825.
Subjects
Wills - Pennsylvania - Berks County.
Manuscripts, American - Pennsylvania - Berks County - Facsimiles.
Berks County (Pa.) - Genealogy.
Additional Author
Smith, John P.,
Additional Corporate Author
Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.816 A164b
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American historical and literary curiosities : consisting of fac-similes of original documents relating to the events of the revolution, &c. &c. with a variety of reliques, antiquities, and modern autographs

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo1209
Author
Smith, John Jay,
Edition
3rd ed. :
Date of Publication
1847.
Call Number
973.3 S651 Oversize
Author
Smith, John Jay,
Edition
3rd ed. :
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Lloyd P. Smith,
Date of Publication
1847.
Physical Description
2 v. in 1. : ill. (65 pl.) ; 35 x 28 cm.
Notes
The plates, part printed on both sides, include 1 mounted illustration and 2 mounted portraits.
Includes letter of Robert Fulton; poem and profiles cut by John Andre.
Subjects
Autographs - United States
United States - History - Revolution - Sources.
Additional Author
Watson, John F.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.3 S651 Oversize
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F004 I013
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1825
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Myers, Jacob
Smith, John
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Rapho Twp.
Place
Rapho Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F004 I013
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: Jacob Myers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F009 I004
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1833
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Ackerman, Jacob
Hinkel, Jonathan
Smith, John
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F009 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional names: Jacob Ackerman and John Smith.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.5.1.035
Date Range
No date
  1 document     1 image  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Broadside offering a reward for the apprehension of “Nervous Nat,” an escapee from the Lunatic Asylum of New Hampshire who imagines himself one of Buchanan’s cabinet.
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
Smith, John
People
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Broadsides
Search Terms
Broadsides
Lunatic Asylum of New Hampshire'
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 1 page to scan, 8.25 x 11 in.
Object Name
Broadside
Language
English
Condition Notes
Glued onto acid-free backing.
Accession Number
JBMS1996.346
Object ID
JBFP 1.5.1.035
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 5
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 5, Subseries 1, Folder 35
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 6
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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Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #481
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
Binkley, Christian
Camp, John W.
Dobson, Anderson
Dobson, Samuel
Gara, Hugh
Gara, Isaac
Gara, Samuel
Lytle, Francis
McKillips, John
McKinley, Rebecca
Smith, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #481
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/06/09.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Strasburg and Lampeter Townships.
Binkley, Christian.
Camp, John W. Teacher.
Dobson, Anderson.
Dobson, Samuel.
Gara, Hugh.
Gara, Isaac.
Gara, Samuel.
Lytle, Francis.
McKillips, John.
McKinley, Rebecca.
Smith, John.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #509
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
Binkley, Christian
Camp, John W.
Dobson, Anderson
Dobson, Samuel
Gara, Hugh
Gara, Samuel
McKillips, John
McKinley, Rebeca
Lytle, Francis
Smith, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lampeter Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #509
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q & A Mar 10, 2004.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Lampeter and Strasburg townships.
Binkley, Christian.
Camp, John W. Teacher.
Dobson, Anderson.
Dobson, Samuel.
Gara, Hugh.
Gara, Samuel.
McKillips, John.
McKinley, Rebeca.
Lytle, Francis.
Smith, John.
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
NOV 1802 F018 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
1802
People
McEntire, Hughy
Cope, Caleb
Riddle, John
Kitch, Peter
Koch, Matthias
Smith, John
Bremer, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: suspicion of theft
Windsor Chair
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1802 F018 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged on suspicion of stealing a Windsor chair belonging to Caleb Cope.
Additional names: John Riddle, Peter Kitch, Matthias Koch, John Smith, John Bremer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference 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
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
FEB 1804 F002 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
1804
People
Mehaffy, James
Sharer, Henry
Burns, John
Phillips, James
Grove, John
Smith, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: fraud
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1804 F002 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with fraud.
Additional names: Henry Sharer, John Burns, James Phillips, John Grove, John Smith.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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