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Collection
Mayor's Court
Object ID
AUG 1826 F037 MC
Description Level
Item
Collection
Mayor's Court
Admin/Biographical History
The Mayor's Court was established at the incorporation of the City of Lancaster in 1818, and was composed of the mayor, recorder, and aldermen with powers and jurisdiction analogous to the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Jail Delivery. It was abolished on 6 February 1849.
System of Arrangement
Organized by court term.
Arranged with general materials first, then constables reports, tavern licenses, un-numbered cases, and numbered cases.
Year
1826
People
Wentz, Thomas
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1826 F037 MC
Case Number
2.000
Classification
RG 99-00 [0101]
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Notes
Debt.
5 items, 5 pieces
Additional Notes
Debt.
6 items, 6 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1813 F09 I13
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1813
People
Wentz, Thomas
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1813 F09 I13
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Located on Donegal Street.
Formerly occupied by John Hatz .
Petition allowed.
Signers of Petition: none.
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 1821 F008
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
1821
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Eordan, Casper
Eordan, Elizabeth
Wentz, Thomas
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1821 F008
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Eordan, Elizabeth.
Administrator: Wentz, Thomas.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1833 F010 W
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1833
People
Wentz, Thomas
Armstrong, Arthur
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1833 F010 W
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
410
Box Number
410
Additional Notes
Armstrong, Arthur. Administrator.
2 items, 5 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1835 F003 W
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1835
People
Wentz, Thomas
Ledman, John
Ledman, Ann Maria
Wentz, Ann Maria
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
None
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1835 F003 W
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
410
Box Number
410
Additional Notes
Ledman, John; Ledman, Ann Maria (formerly Wentz, Ann Maria). Administrators.
5 items, 10 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1835 F004 W
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1835
People
Wentz, Thomas
Armstrong, Arthur
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1835 F004 W
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
410
Box Number
410
Additional Notes
Armstrong, Arthur. Administrator.
3 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1821 #054
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
1821
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Barnett, Joseph
Brown, Nancy
Cammell, William
buffenmeyer
Hiltcher, John
Hurst, Margaret
Jones, Hugh
Kelly, John
Morris, Joseph
Reed, Robert
Regnal, Susannah
Wentz, Thomas
Williams, William Henr
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Coroners' inquests
African-American
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1821 #054
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Notes
Entered into Q&A Mar 13, 2001.
Additional Notes
Coroner's request for payment.
Thomas Wentz. Coroner.
Brown, Nancy. Inquest on the death of her illegitimate child. December 1818.
Cammell, William. Warwick Township. Death by visitation of God. August 1820.
Ferree, John. Drowned in the mill dam on Hanwell Creek. May 1820.
Hiltcher, John. Hung himself. February 1820.
Hurst, Margaret. Death by visitation of God. January 1820.
Jones, Hugh. Found under the snow in Lamons Lane, East Hempfield Twp. January 1820.
Kelly, John. Drowned by accident in Canewengo Creek. February 1820.
Morris, Joseph. Drowned accidently in Susquehannah River near Safe Harbor. April 1820.
African-American man (name not recorded). Hung himself to a tree. June 29, 1820.
Reed, Robert. Found under the snow. January 1820.
Regnal, Susannah. Death of her illegitimate child. July 1819. Williams, William Henry. Lost his life by Joseph Barnett, September 1819.
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 1809 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
1809
People
Sproat, John
Penny, William
Wentz, Thomas
Wentz, Joseph
Seitz, George
Rippy, Hugh
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: forcible entry and detainer
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1809 F043 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with forcible entry and detainer of William Penny.
Additional names: Thomas Wentz, Joseph Wentz, George Seitz, Hugh Rippy.
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 1809 F044 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
1809
People
Rippy, Matthias
Penny, William
Wentz, Thomas
Wentz, Joseph
Seitz, George
Rippy, Hugh
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: forcible entry and detainer
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1809 F044 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with forcible entry and detainer of William Penny.
Additional names: Thomas Wentz, Joseph Wentz, George Seitz, Hugh Rippy.
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 #018A
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
Wentz, Thomas
Miller, Joseph
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Coroners' Inquests
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 #018A
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Notes
Entered into Q&A May 3, 2001.
Additional Notes
Coroners' Inquests.
Payment for inquest.
Wentz, Thomas. Coroner.
Miller, Joseph. Deceased. Death by accidental drowning in a mill dam in Earl Township.
Inquest held 7 October 1821. Payment made 18 January 1823.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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