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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1827 #412
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
Aaron, Joseph
Aaron, Kit
Ames, George
Anthony, Thom
Anthony, Will
App, William
Barter, George
Bartle, Elizabeth
Bartle, George
Barton, Elizabeth
Barton, Simon
Basley, John
Basley, William
Biddle, Benjamin
Billard, John
Black, Thomas
Blitt, Conrad
Boot, John
Bosly, Elizabeth
Bosly, William
Bower, Philip
Brown, Jacob
Bryson, Jesse
Buckram, Joseph
Butler, John
Butts, Matty
Caldwell, David
Carlan, Jane
Caslin, Charles
Clendenin, James
Connelly, Dennis
Crawford, John
Crole, Finley
Cunan, Mary
Davenport, Charles
Deits, Margaret
Delaware, Eliza
Dever, William
Dickaman, Joseph
Doyle, John
Drabach, John
East, Polly
Efvert, Fanny
Eichholtz, George
Erferett, Fanny
Fisher, Richard
Flanegan, Peter
Frosig, John
Galbreth, Daviod
Gardner, Thomas
Gensimer, Ge[orge]
Getz, Philip
Gillespie, William
Glascome, Abraham
Glascow, Abraham
Glasern, Abraham
Graham, Charles
Hall, William
Henning, Mary Ann
Hensel, George
Hickman, Sally
Holby, Elizabeth
Hoyt, Aaron H.
Huskins, William
Jackson, Codorus
Jackson, Nicholas
Jefferey, Mary
Johnson, Richard
Jones, Abraham
Jones, Cath[arine]
Jones, Christ[opher]
Jones, Isaac
Jones, Susan
Jordan, Isaac
Kane, Robert
Kaufman, Dr[inken]
Keller, Catharine
Kendig, Sally
Killian, Izabella
Lawrence, Jacob
Lee, Philip
Lice, Michael
Lightner, Nathaniel
Linton, Emanuel
Linton, Sarah
Lochraine, James
Loxer, Thomas
Magill, John
Marshall, John
Marshall, Nancy
Mauman, David
McAlister, William
McClosky, Ann
McCorkle, Eliza
McCormick, John
McDevit, John
McEwen, John
McFaddon, Robert
McFarland, George
McKittrick, Nancy
McLean, Benjamin
McMichael, James
Michael, James
Michaels, Lucy
Milford, John
Miller, Eliz
Miller, Elizabeth
Miller, Mary
Miller, Nancy
Moore, William
Moore,Thomas
Morgan, Sarah
Morris, George
Mosses, John
Moyer, Nancy
Muller, Pat
Murray, John
Myers, Maria
Neelen, James
Newhouse, Philip
Nixdorf, Henry
Noble, George
OConner, John
Patton, Thomas
Peerest, John
Poulman, Fred
Prince, John
Ralf, Christian
Ramsey, Philip
Rees, Henry
Roberson, William
Saul, Samuel
Selhert, George
Sharp, Thomas
Shirden, Henry
Slater, John
Smith, Charles
Smith, James T.
Smith, Mathias
Smith, Sally
Smith, Solomon
Smith, WIlliam
Sniderass, John
Speagler, Christian
Spencer, William
Star, Job
Stephens, Levin
Steward, Joseph
Stewart, George
Stoll, William
Stoner, Samuel
Stover, Samuel
Tally, Margaret
Thomas, Lewis
Thornton, Robert
Tobias, Samuel
Trippel, Catherine
Tripple, Cath
Tully, Margaret
Turner, David
Walker, Edward
Wallace, David
Wallace, James
Warder, William
Watson, Oliver
Watt, Jane
Watts, Jane
Webb, William
Weidle, John
Weir, Margaret
Weir, Robert
Willis, Nancy
Wilson, Isaac
Wise, Catharine
Wise, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1827 #412
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A Jun 14, 2001.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment for handling "vagrants, disorderly and suspicious persons, arrested, brought erxamined and disposed of from October 5, 1826 until July 20th 1827.
Lightner, Nathaniel. Mayor.
Persons named:
Buckram, Joseph.
Linton, Sarah.
Smiith, Charles.
Doyle, John.
Milford, John.
Caldwell, David.
Basley, William.
Basley, John.
Sniderass, John.
Wattm Jane.
Jackson, Codorus.
Stewart, George.
Speagler, Christian.
Dickaman, Joseph.
Hickman, Sally.
Delaware, Eliza.
McEwen, John.
Spencer, William.
Linton, Emanuel.
Moore, Thomas.
Gardner, Thomas.
Slater, John.
Bartle, George.
Wise, Jacob.
Wise, Catharine.
Aaron, Joseph.
Magill, John.
Smith, Mathias.
Crole, Finley.
Smith, Sally.
East, Polly.
Trippel, Catherine.
Neelen, James.
McCormick, John.
Rees, Henry.
Biddle, Benjamin.
Brown, Jacob.
sharp, Thomas.
Billard, John.
Jones, Christ[opher].
App, William.
Loxer, Thomas.
Caslin, Charles.
Thornton, Robert.
Fisher, Richard.
Jackson, Nicholas.
Smith, Charles.
Miller, Elizabeth.
Willis, Nancy.
Saul, Samuel.
Anthony, Thom.
Lawrence, Jacob.
Huskins, William.
Michaels, Lucy.
Gensimer, Ge[orge].
Michael, James.
McFaddon, Robert.
Crawford, John.
Deits, Margaret.
Myers, Maria.
Bower, Philip.
Peerest, John.
Warder, William.
Butts, Matty.
Holby, Elizabeth.
Bryson, Jesse.
Muller, Pat.
Walker, Edward.
Star, Job.
Miller, Eliza.
Noble, George.
Gillespie, William.
Morgan, Sarah.
Stover, Samuel.
Stoll, William.
Turner, David.
Wallace, David.
Hensel, George.
Erferett, Fanny.
McFarland, George.
Stoner, Samuel.
Kane, Robert.
Flanegan, Peter.
Glasern, Abraham.
Ramsey, Philip.
Jordan, Isaac.
Dever, William.
Watts, Jane.
Hall, William.
Galbreth, David.
Blitt, Conrad.
Smith, James T.
Boot, John.
Bosly, Elizabeth.
Cunan, Mary.
Weidle, John.
McAlister, William.
Anthony, Will.
Butler, John.
McMicxhael, James.
Connelly, Dennis.
Eichholtz, George.
Kendig, Sally.
McCorkle, Eliza.
Ames, George.
Killian, Izabella.
Newhouse, Philip.
Barton, Simon.
Barton, Elizabeth.
Aaron, Kit.
Mosses, John.
Wilson, Isaac.
Morris, George.
McClosky, Ann.
Murray, John.
Watt, Jane.
Shirden, Henry.
Lice, Michael.
Wallace, James.
Jones, Isaac.
Jones, Abraham.
Jones, Cath[arine].
Jones, Susan.
Patton, Thomas.
Bosly, William.
Kaufman, Dr[inken].
Getz, Philip.
Tobias, Samuel.
Smith, WIlliam.
Glascome, Abraham.
Weir, Robert.
Weir, Margaret.
Smith, Soloman.
Marshall, John.
Marshall, Nancy.
McLean, Benjamin.
Graham, Charles.
Thomas, Lewis.
Selhert, George.
Bartle, Elizabeth.
Frosig, John.
McDevit, John.
Efvert, Fanny.
Glascow, Abraham.
Keller, Catharine.
Jefferey, Mary.
Mauman, David.
Stephens, Levin.
Webb, William.
Steward, Joseph.
Lee, Philip.
Drabach, John.
Davenport, Charles.
Johnson, Richard.
Poulman, Fred.
Lochraine, James.
McKittrick, Nancy.
Hoyt, Aaron H.
Prince, John.
Henning, Mary Ann.
Ralf, Christian.
Carlan, Jane.
Roberson, William.
Tally, Margaret.
Miller, Mary.
Miller, Nancy.
Tully, Margaret.
Barter, Geroge.
Nixdorf, Henry.
Moore, William.
Watson, Oliver.
Black, Thomas.
Clendenin, James.
OConner, John.
Tripple, Cath.
Moyer, Nancy.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1827 #555
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, John
Boyer, Samuel
Brooks, John
Brown, John
Cain, William
Cross, Andrew
Farmer, John B.
Gensell, Gideon
Goodman, John
Green, Abner
Hamilton, William
Hercules, Peter
Kennedy, Patrick
Kirk, William
Mauch, Christian
McCauley, George
McDonald, Hugh
Miller, William
Moore, James
Morgan, Isaac
Moyer, Jacob
Myers, John
Nicholas, Frederick
Powell, James
Pratt, John
Ream, Abraham
Ressler, George
Sample, Peter
Smith, Selah
Stewart, John
Tarbell, Samuel W.
Walker, James
Walker, John
Watson, Robert
Webb, William
Williams, Charles
Wilson, John
Zeerfas, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Prisons
Philadelphia
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1827 #555
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Notes
Entered into Q & A Jun 26, 2001.
Additional Notes
Prison.
Payment to Philadelphia Prison for the cost of maintaining prisoners more than what they earned by their labor.
Anderson, John.
Boyer, Samuel.
Brooks, John.
Brown, John.
Cain, William.
Cross, Andrew.
Farmer, John B.
Gensell, Gideon.
Goodman, John.
Green, Abner.
Hamilton, William.
Hercules, Peter.
Kennedy, Patrick.
Kirk, William.
Mauch, Christian.
McCauley, George.
McDonald, Hugh.
Miller, William.
Moore, James.
Morgan, Isaac.
Moyer, Jacob.
Myers, John.
Nicholas, Frederick.
Powell, James.
Pratt, John.
Ream, Abraham.
Ressler, George.
Sample, Peter.
Smith, Selah.
Stewart, John.
Tarbell, Samuel W.
Walker, James.
Walker, John.
Watson, Robert.
Webb, William. Old and feeble. Unfit for employment.
Williams, Charles.
Wilson, John.
Zeerfas, Samuel.
1 item. 1 piece.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JUL 1788 F005 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
1788
People
Webb, William
Davis, William
Souder, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: horse stealing
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JUL 1788 F005 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Alias: William Davis.
Recognizance, charged with stealing a horse, property of John Souder.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1789 F001 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
1789
People
Webb, William
Davis, William
Harrison, James
Clelland, William
Kreider, Henry
Sullivan, John
Warner, John
McElhaney, William
Cox, Mary
Porter, John
Thompson, John
Willson, Anthony
Fry, Jacob
Fullerton, William
Brenneman, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Prisoners
Jails
Prisons
Returns
Lancaster
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1789 F001 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Return of prisoners.
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
MAY 1790 F004 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
1790
People
Davis, William
Webb, William
Clelland, William
Kreider, Henry
Sullivan, John
Warner, John
McElhenny, William
Cocks, Mary
Porter, John
Smith, John
Smith, William
Redig, James
Brook, Isaac
Elliot, Benjamin
Shofstall, Daniel
Skiles, Thomas
Seager, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Return of criminals
Returns
Prisoners
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAY 1790 F004 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Return of prisoners.
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 1790 F023 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
1790
People
Davis, William
Webb, William
Clelland, William
Kreider, Henry
Warner, John
McElhenney, William
Porter, John
Harrison, James
Thomas, James
Walker, Henry
Skiles, Thomas
Myers, Jacob
Ward, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Return of criminals
Returns
Prisoners
Prisons
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1790 F023 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Return of prisoners.
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
NOV 1790 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
1790
People
Webb, William
Davis, William
Clelland, William
Kreider, Henry
Warner, John
McElhenney, John
Walker, Henry
Smith, John
Jenkins, Abraham
Marshall, William
Doyle, Samuel
Berry, William
Moore, Patrick
Neill, James
Ward, John
McClurg, Hugh
Seager, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Returns
Return of criminals
Prisons
Prisoners
Native Americans
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1790 F003 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Return of prisoners.
Note: Samuel Doyle held on suspicion of murdering Native Americans.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1824 #053
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
Basset, Thomas
Bollinger, Daniel
Bowman, Joshua
Brabson, Rebecca
Brenneman, Sarah
Brooks, John
Brubaker, Michael
Burke, Thomas
Burns, Christian
Clevenstine, John
Curran, John
Dance, John
Derricks, Mary
Faust, Jacob
Glasgow, Ephraim
Grant, James
Hamilton, Anne
Hannums, George
Harnish, David
Hopfgens, Sebaz
Horeauff, George
Huber, Joseph
Jack, John
Jamison, William
Kelly, Augustus A.
King, John
King, John W.
Landis, Henry
Leed, Peter
McClure, Barbara
McLaughlin, James
McVoy, James
McVoy, John
Mendel, Frederick
Menold, Andrew
Metzler, John
Miller, Robert
Mohler, John
Montgomery, William M.
Moore, Garner
Moyer, Lewis
Myer, Lewis
Olds, Ezra
Painter, John
Passmore, Reuben
Peisel, Frederick
Peters, George
Peters, Henry
Pile, George
Platts, Maria
Poke, John
Priday, John
Prisca, Sally
Rambo, Nathan
Risser, Jacob
Ross, William B.
Sheaffer, Daniel
Shipman, Abram
Shirk, Jacob
Shober, John
Slaymaker, William W.
Smith, John
Sweitzer, Jacob
Thompson, John
Trump, John
Varley, Abram
Walker, John
Webb, William
Weiss, George
Witzeman, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
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 1824 #053
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
004
Box Number
004
Notes
Entered into Q & A May 15, 2001.
Additional Notes
Court house.
Ross, William B. Payment of fees to the Clerk of the Court of Quarter Sessions and Oyer & Terminer. [All the following cases are "Commonwealth vs ..."]
Faust, Jacob et al. Larceny.
King, John W. Larceny.
Shirk, Jacob. Fornication etc.
Mendel, Frederick. Fornication etc.
Peisel, Frederick. Fornication etc.
McClure, Barbara. Fornication etc.
Bollinger, Daniel et al. Assault and battery.
Basset, Thomas. Tippling house.
Prisca, Sally. Larceny.
Hamilton, Anne. Larceny.
Moyer, Lewis. Assault and battery.
Bowman, Joshua. Tippling house.
Slaymaker, William W. Tippling house.
Brenneman, Sarah. Tippling house.
Burke, Thomas. Tippling house.
Miller, Robert. Larceny.
Poke, John. Apprentice's case.
King, John. Surety of the peace.
Harnish, David. Assault and battery. Myer, Lewis for costs.
Passmore, Reuben. Manslaughter.
Brabson, Rebecca et al. Arson.
Kelly, Augustus A. Forgery.
Horeauff, George and others. Malicious mischief.
Jack, John. Passing counterfeit money.
McVoy, James. McVoy, John. Larceny.
Platts, Maria. Tippling house.
Leed, Peter. Assault and battery.
Montgomery, William M. Larceny.
Webb, William. Larceny.
Shipman, Abram. Larceny.
Varley, Abram. Tippling house.
Dance, John. Tippling house.
Jamison, William. Larceny.
Smith, John. Larceny.
Burns, Christian. Larceny.
Thompson, John. Larceny.
Glasgow, Ephraim. Larceny.
Painter, John. Larceny.
Risser, Jacob. Tippling house.
Curran, John. Larceny.
Rambo, Nathan. Tippling house.
Landis, Henry. Tippling house.
Mohler, John. Misdemeanor.
Sweitzer, Jacob. Misdemeanor.
Metzler, John. Misdemeanor.
Peters, Henry. Misdemeanor.
Grant, James. Misdemeanor.
Moore, Garner. Misdemeanor.
Witzeman, Jacob. Misdemeanor.
Hopfgens, Sebaz. Misdemeanor.
Walker, John. Larceny.
McLaughlin, James. Surety of the peace.
Brooks, John. Larceny.
Priday, John. Larceny.
Sheaffer, Daniel. Larceny.
Trump, John. Tippling house.
Clevenstine, John. Fornication and bastardy.
Shirk, Jacob. Fornication etc.
Derricks, Mary. Tippling house.
Pile, George.
Peters, George.
Hannums, George.
Olds, Ezra.
Huber, Joseph.
Weiss, George.
Brubaker, Michael.
Shober, John.
Menold, Andrew.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
NOV 1823 F008
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1823
People
Webb, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1823 F008
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
8.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Larceny
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
NOV 1823 F010
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1823
People
Webb, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1823 F010
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
10.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Horse stealing
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