Diary entries of Rev. John Wallace from 1860 in which he notes where he and his wife traveled in Pennsylvania to visit friends and deliver sermons. He details the weather throughout the months by keeping track of the temperature and noting weather conditions. Additionally, Rev. Wallace notes the five year anniversary of having the tumor from his neck removed; he further reflects on his recovery and his faith.
Rev. Wallace (d.1866) was pastor at Pequea Church, Gap, Lancaster County from 1833-1866. The family is from Chester and Lancaster counties.
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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.