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The American statesman: a political history, exhibiting the origin, nature and practical operation of constitutional government in the United States; the rise and progress of parties, the legislation relating to all matters of national importance, with views of distinguished statesmen on questions of foreign and domestic policy

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Author
Young, Andrew W.
Edition
Rev. and enl.
Date of Publication
[1877]
Call Number
973 Y68
Responsibility
By Andrew W. Young ...
Author
Young, Andrew W.
Edition
Rev. and enl.
Place of Publication
New York [etc.]
Publisher
H.S. Goodspeed & Company
Date of Publication
[1877]
Physical Description
xxxv, [21]-1594, 70 p. 10 port. (incl. front.) 24 cm.
Subjects
United States - Politics and government.
United States - History.
United States - Politics and government - 1783-1865.
United States - History - 1783-1865.
United States - Constitutional history.
Additional Author
Ferris, George T.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973 Y68
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Amish quilts of Lancaster County

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Author
Silber, Julie,
Date of Publication
c1990.
Call Number
746.9 S582
Responsibility
Julie Silber ; with an essay by Eve Wheatcroft Granick.
ISBN
0961443723
9780961443726
Author
Silber, Julie,
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Publisher
Espirit De Corp.,
Date of Publication
c1990.
Physical Description
39 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition AMISH: The Art of the Quilt, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, June 9-September 2, 1990"--P. [2] of cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 33).
Subjects
Amish quilts.
Amish quilts - Exhibitions.
Additional Corporate Author
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
746.9 S582
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An index to the wills and administration bonds of Adams County, Pennsylvania, 1800-1864

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Author
Young, Henry James.
Date of Publication
c1997.
Call Number
974.842 Y68
Responsibility
by Henry James Young.
Author
Young, Henry James.
Place of Publication
York, PA (P.O. Box 1824, York 17405)
Publisher
South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society,
Date of Publication
c1997.
Physical Description
vi, 102 p. ; 28 cm.
Series
Special publication ; no. 55
Subjects
Wills - Pennsylvania - Adams County
Adams County (Pa.) - Genealogy.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.842 Y68
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Collection
Pvt. George L. Caley Collection
Object ID
MG0047
Date Range
1943-1945
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Pvt. George L. Caley Collection
Description
This collection contains letters written to U.S. Army Private
George L. Caley during his service in World War II. The correspondence is from his parents and siblings in Philadelphia, aunts and uncles and friends in Columbia, Lancaster County, and friends from Millersville University. Many of his friends are also in the service and write to him of their experiences. The letters contain family and local news, as well as news of friends and family in the service.
Custodial History
Processed by KR and SB, 2006-2009; Finding aid typed by DC, KR and CF, 2009-2010. Added to database 31 July 2018.
Date Range
1943-1945
Year Range From
1943
Year Range To
1945
Creator
Caley, George L.
People
Acker, Jim
Acker, Kathleen Altwegg
Albright, Gladys
Albright, Stanley
Allabach, Bill
Allwigg, Kathleen
Arnold, Emma
Arnold, Flora
Arnold, Lloyd
Arnold, Mrs. Lloyd
Arnold, Stanley
Arnold, Wayne
Bard, Pat
Bartch, Eddie
Bartch, G. M.
Bartch, Virginia
Barthwick, Dorothy
Bassler, Harry
Baufort, Mrs.
Bauman, Robert
Beckmyer, G. F.
Behney, H. J.
Bennett, Carrie P.
Beryn, John L.
Biemesderfer, D. Luke
Biemsderfer, Jeanne
Biffart, Max
Billet, Miriam
Blatton, Lena
Bloom, Dorothy
Bomberger, Ruth A.
Borden, Caroline
Boyl, Harry
Bratton, Lena
Brenner, George
Brenner, Wilson
Brommer, Charles
Broome, A. E.
Broome, Bessie
Broome, Bob
Broome, Christ
Broome, Dorothy
Broome, Mrs. A. E.
Broome, Paul
Brosey, Jacob
Brummer, Charles
Bucher, Bud
Bucher, Helen
Burris, Audree
Burris, Homer E.
Butler, Otis E.
Byrd, Juanita
Caley, Bill
Caley, Doris
Caley, Emma
Caley, Ethel
Caley, G. H.
Caley, George L.
Caley, John
Caley, John C.
Caley, John G.
Caley, Josephine
Caley, Josie
Caley, Mrs. John G.
Caley, Mrs. Tom
Caley, Sarah
Caley, T. E.
Caley, T. G.
Caley, Tom
Carnahan, Agnes
Carter, Alice
Clark, Mary
Cleland, Jessie M.
Clelaud, Jenie M.
Clime, Nancy Ann
Coleman, Laura
Contreras, Ralph
Cooper, Bettie
Cornell, Katharine
Corrigan, Chet
Courtney, Mrs.
Cover, Clyde
Crist, Jean Kepper
Crist, Ned
Curry, Mrs. Elmer E.
Daniels, Lawrence A.
Daum, Jean
De Grange, Jane
De Grange, John
Deacon, Deborah
Deitz, Mrs.
Deitzel, Bessie
Dellinger, Dan
Dellinger, Mrs. Dan
Dennison, Blanche
Dennison, Virginia
Detweiler, Effie
Detweiler, Gerry
Diehl, Roy
Diemer, Miss
Dinkel, Billy
Dively, Bob
Dombach, Earl
Dombach, Mrs. Earl
Taylor, Gardiner P.
Draude, Harry
Drew, Edward
Duncan, David
Duncan, Mrs. David
Dunn, Dean
Eastwood, Raymond "Red"
Ehrlager, Clair L.
Ehrlager, Dora
Eisenberger, Abram
Elexander, Miss
Elsboyer, Clair
Elslager, Arlene
Elslager, Clair
Engle, Edison G.
Eshelman, Bob
Eshleman, Laura
Eshleman, Lorna
Eshleman, Lorna Jean
Eshleman, Sara
Eshlemen, Alldice
Feinald, Natalie Richmond
Fidler, Dorothy
Fidler, Martin
Flynn, Mercedes
Folch, Kathleen Johanna
Forbert, Jean
Forrey, Edna
Frank, George A.
Freeland, Mabel l.
Frey, Amelia Ann
Frey, Anna S.
Frey, Carl
Frey, Gay
Friend, Cora
Fry, Anna S.
Fry, Charles
Fuller, John
Furnwal, Doris Lillian
Gable, Charlie
Gable, Pete
Gambler, Jim
Garber, Roy
Gasway, Billie
General Montgomery
Gerfin, Nancy
Gerlden, Harry
Gibson, Margaret
Gickel, Nancy
Gnilyk, Betty
Gnilyk, Walter W.
Gottschalk, Catherine G.
Gramm, George
Gray, Jean
Greeley, Betty
Greeley, Walter Jr.
Greenawalt, Mrs.
Greenleaf, Doris
Greenly, Doris
Greider, Ed
Griffin, Martha
Grimm, Clark
Grimm, Mrs.
Groom, Mrs. W. R.
Groom, Stella
Groom, W. R.
Groome, George "Red" H.
Groome, Gordon "Buck"
Groome, Mrs.
Grooms, Ruth
Grueling, Betty
Gufin, Nancy
Habbell, Jane
Hable, Kline
Hable, Thelma J. McCombs
Halde, Diane Marie
Harig, Ren
Harting, George
Hartman, Lou
Harvey, Elmer
Harvey, Lewis
Harvey, Lewis M.
Haug, Ken
Hemphill, Louise
Hendrickson, Clara Jane
Herbert, Mary A.
Herr, Miss
Hess, Marian
Hill, Verna
Himes, Ray
Hobbell, Jane
Hoble, Kline
Hogentogler, Sonny
Hollingsworth, Lee
Hoover, Maurice
Horn, Florence
Hougendoubler, Janet
Hubbard, Raymond
Hubbell, Jane
Hubbely, Jane
Huston, Isabelle B.
Jackson, H. S.
Jackson, Harry
Jackson, Henry
Jackson, Marguarette
Jackson, Mrs. H. S.
Jackson, Ray
Kammerer, John
Kauffman, Harold
Kauffman, Thera
Keefer, Minerva
Keeley, Dorothy
Keesey, Jim
Keesey, Mildred
Keller, Dick
Keller, Dorothy
Keller, Richard C.
Kelley, Dorothy Mae
Kelley, Luther
Kelley, Nancy
Kelly, Dorothy
Kemble, Bill
Kemble, Helen
Kepper, Jean
Kiefer, Mrs.
Kilgore, Virginia
Kilgove, Alice
Kimball, Beverly
Kirchner, Charles
Kirstein, Freddie
Klinestever, Miss
Knighton, Clarence
Knipe, James L.
Knipe, Lillian
Knipe, Lillie M.
Kochler, Anna Mae
Kohler, Arabella
Kohler, Billie
Kraft, Billy
Kraft, Bob
Kroff, Bob
Kurtz, Lillian
Layne, Martha
Leahman, Charles
Lefever, Gertrude M.
Lenhardt, Esther E.
Lenhardt, Jack
Lenhardt, Mary
Libed, Mamie
Lindy, Annie
Linhardt, Esther
Lockard, Joe
Lockard, Mrs. Joseph
Lockard, Richard
Logan, Bernard St. Clair
Logan, Eleanor Martha Nolte
Long, Alice Carter
Long, Betty
Long, Bill
Longenecker, David R. Jr.
Louis, Joe
Lutz, Bette
Lutz, Betty
Lutz, George
Lutz, Lou
Lutz, Louise M.
Lutz, Mrs.
Lutz, William
Lyle, Johnny
Lyle, Miss
Madly, Mary Louise
Mahoney, Bill
Mahoney, Flynn
Mahoney, John
Mahoney, Mercedes Flynn
Malone, Ted
Mann, Walt
Markel, Jack
Marley, Alice Kilgove
Marley, Jake
Marley, Mary Louise
Marley, Tom
McCarty, Charles
McCombs, Gwen
McCombs, Thelma J.
McComsey, Mrs.
McComsey, Mrs. Sanders P.
McComsey, Sanders P.
McCoy, H. L.
McGraw, Harvey D.
McKnight, Carroll
McManus, Dennis
McManus, Doris
Metzger, Donald
Metzger, John
Metzler, Paul
Michael, Donald
Michael, Mrs. C. A.
Michaels, Mrs.
Miller, Clara
Miller, Doris Lillian Furnwal
Miller, Kenneth Wickersham
Miller, Mrs. K. W.
Moore, Charley
Moore, Lee
Morris, Walt
Morrow, Carl F. Jr.
Morrow, Carol F.
Mowrey, Charlie
Mowrey, Virginia Bartch
Mueller, Walter
Mumma, Mrs.
Mummau, Guy
Murray, Donald
Musser, Geraldine
Musser, Jerry
Musser, Mary B.
Musser, Mrs.
Musser, Mrs. Jerry
Nau, Ernie
Nikolaus, Fred
Nikolaus, Mrs. Fred
Nollie, Eleanor
Nollis, Eleanor
Nolte, Eleanor Martha
Null, Adelaide
Oberholtzer, Joe
Olemy, Mrs.
Olewine, Eleanor Vogt
Olewine, Larry
O'Neal, Gladys Jean
O'Neal, Jay
O'Neill, James
Painter, Bill
Peters, Carrie
Peters, Catherine
Peters, H. M.
Peters, Hubert
Peters, Louise M.
Peters, Mrs. W. T.
Peters, Pooch
Pickel, Nancy M.
Pickelti, Lenorita Nawcita
Porter, Melyer R.
Potter, Jeannette
Preston, Billy
Price, George
Punlop, Mary Margaret
Pyle, Ernie
Quinn, Jimmy
Quinn, Ruth
Rambo, Margie
Rank, Jack
Reisinger, M.
Renner, Robert
Richards, Betty
Richards, Glady Albright
Richardson, Hattie
Richardson, Hettie
Riegle, Bill
Rill, "Buffalo"
Rill, Bob
Rill, R. W. "Giff"
Rineer, Charlie
Roll, Bob
Ross, Bob
Roye, Laura
Roye, Nancy
Rupp, Barney
Ryfsnyder, Dutch
Scheaffer, Marie Courtney
Schlotthauer, Jim
Schmidt, Beatrice
Schmidt, Bob
Schotthauer, J. L.
Schuler, Harry
Seifred, Ethel
Seigfred, Elsie
Sellers, Bertha
Senneson, Virginia
Sforsa, Count
Shank, Nancy
Sharpless, Laura Lee
Shaw, Linda
Shaw, Sara
Shearer, Pat
Sheckard, Mary
Sheckard, Mrs. Raymond Sr.
Sheckard, Raymond
Sheckard, Raymond Sr.
Shepard, Raymond
Shertzer, G.
Shertzer, Mae
Shertzer, Mrs.
Shockard, Mary Ellen
Sieple, Ben
Smith, Catherine
Smith, John H.
Smith, Lillian
Smith, Mrs. John H.
Smoker, Buddy
Smoker, Howard G.
Snyder, Emily Harriet
Sousbees, P. G.
Spencer, Marion
Staab, Bernice
Staab, Bob
Staab, Doris
Staab, Josie
Staab, Laura
Staab, Mrs.
Staab, Mrs. J. A.
Staabs, Bob
Staabs, O. S.
Staats, Mrs. J. A.
Stauffer, Margaret
Stegel, William
Stevens, Billy
Stoltz, Mrs.
Stoner, E.
Stoner, Mary
Stotz, Catherine B.
Stotz, Mia
Stotz, Mrs.
Strawbridge, Jim
Strawbridge, J.
Street, Mrs.
Strickland Gillilan
Studenroth, Kathryn
Switzer, Art
Tessier, L. H. Tessier
Thompson, Bill
Torbert, Dottie
Torbert, Jean
Trimble, Helen
Trull, B. H.
Trull, Mrs. B. H.
Trull, Virginia
Truman, President
Urban, Sarah
Utz, Betty
Vidler, Dorothy
Vidler, Martin
Vogt, Eleanor
Wagner, Annie
Walsh, Jean
Warfel, Dick
Warfel, Ruth
Weaver, Anna Mae
Weaver, Frank
Weaver, Taylor
Webster, Mary Jane
Webster, Virginia
Weigle, G. E.
Weigle, Mrs. G. E.
Weisser, Gladie
Welsh, Arlene
Welsh, William
Wike, Jeanette
Witchel, John
Wolf, Ann
Yentzer, Janet
Young, Alma
Young, Arnold
Young, Don
Zaks, Jim
Ziegler, Ana
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945
United States. Army
Letters
Columbia (Pa.)
Search Terms
Armstrong Cork Company
Columbia High School
Lancaster County Hospital
Hamilton Watch Company
Hostetter's Play Barn
Long's Park
Millersville State College
Mt. Bethel Cemetery
Mt. Gretna
Rocky Springs Park
St. Anne's Home
Standard Garment Company
Steelton High School
Columbia Daily News
Fulton Opera House
Tidy Products
United Brethren in Christ Church (Columbia, Pennsylvania)
Salome United Brethren Church (Columbia, Pennsylvania)
Manuscript groups
Finding aids
Extent
8 boxes, 97 folders, 4 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0047
Other Numbers
MG-47
Other Number
MG-47
Classification
MG0047
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 2
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Documents
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Collection
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection
Object ID
MG0277
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection
Description
The Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection is comprised of accounts, registers, minutes, and other records kept by this county department. There are birth and death records, lists of inmates, supply and payroll books, and auditors' reports. Also, a scrapbook of Conestoga View.
Custodial History
Most of the items in this collection are part of the Lancaster County Government Records, RG 08-12. They were transferred into MG-277 in 1999 during the planning of the Almshouse and Hospital exhibition. Other items are on loan from the Edward Hand Medical Heritage Foundation or were collected by LancasterHistory.
Added to database 21 July 2017.
Year Range From
1798
Year Range To
1993
Creator
Lancaster County (Pa.). Board of County Commissioners
People
Coleman, Thomas
Murray, William
Dale, Samuel
Reed, John K.
Nicholson, John
Snyder, Simon
Lane, P.C.
Kean, Thomas M.
Gibbons, William
Wein, John
Bausman, John
Slaymaker, Henry
Colwell, James
Bubach, Gerhart
Eaby, George W.
Meyers, Samuel M.
Summy, A.
Hildebrant, W.
Bachman, J. M.
Harnish, Jacob
Herr, Christian
Strine, Jacob S.
Weaver, B. F.
Graybill, N. W.
Kready, David C.
Bard, R. W.
Good, William
Stone, Abraham
Nauman, J. W.
Jackson, James J.
Harnish, Samuel
Bair, Ivan
Livingston, J. B.
Patterson, D. W.
Metzger, John W.
Graybill,H.
Hershey, W. E. H.
Esler, P. O.
Dunlap, Stephan
Witters, Jacob W.
Baney, William
Musser, George
Webb, Will
Young, Mathias
Humes, Samuel
Zantzinger, Paul
Heck, Lewis
Schwartz, Conrad
Light, John
Clark, Thomas
Carpenter, Sam
Long, Jacob
Ash, Phineas
Hollinger, George
Haines, Timothy
Bachman, John
Lenegan, Archibald M.
Sweigart, E.
Overholzer, H. D.
Dorwart, Jonas
Gryder, Christian
Wentz, Thomas
Bare, Adam
Witmer, Abraham
Halbach, W. A.
Centini, Jane E.
Other Creators
LancasterHistory (Organization)
Subjects
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County -- History
Almshouses
Almshouses -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County -- History
Conestoga View (Lancaster, Pa.)
Scrapbooks
Auditors' reports
Search Terms
Poor, Services for
Almshouses
Conestoga View (Lancaster, Pa.)
Scrapbooks
Auditors' reports
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Extent
3 boxes, 33 books and folders, 3.5 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0277
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 8
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restrictions are noted at the item level.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.
Credit
Lancaster County Almshouse and Hospital Collection (MG-277), Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828
Date Range
1839-1932
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
The General Thomas Welsh Family Papers is a collection of original correspondence, official documents, and ephemera. Many of the papers were created by or directed to Thomas Welsh between approximately 1843 and his death in 1863. They provide glimpses into his youth, his experiences in the Mexican War, his life in Columbia between the wars, and his rise in rank to Brigadier General during the Civil War.
The collection contains correspondence with his wife and family from 1861-1863. There are also official correspondence and documents related to Welsh's military service, autobiographical pieces, correspondence following his death, obituaries, and family papers into the early twentieth century. Other items in the collection include genealogy pages from the family bible, photographic images of Thomas Welsh and family members, two scrapbooks, newspaper issues and newspaper clippings, written notes from recollections of one of Welsh's daughter, and a biographical sketch of Welsh written by his son.
Admin/Biographical History
Thomas Welsh (1824-1863) was a Lancaster County native (born and raised in Columbia), who rose from hardscrabble origins to local fame, first as a Mexican War hero, and then as a brigadier general during the Civil War. He was well known and well respected as a no nonsense officer, for his leadership and gallantry in battle, for his dedication to the service of his country, and for his concern for the welfare of his men.
Welsh lost his father at the age of 2, and went to work to support his family at age 8. He had very little formal schooling, and was largely self-educated. In 1843, at age 19, he left Lancaster County for Washington City, then went west as an itinerant carpenter/laborer to Cincinnati, Little Rock, and Fort Smith.
When the Mexican War broke out in 1846, he enlisted in a Kentucky regiment, and was severely wounded at the battle of Buena Vista (1847) from which he never fully recovered. Returning home to Columbia, he re-enlisted as a second lieutenant, assigned to the 11th U.S. infantry regiment in Mexico City. Within days of his arrival in Mexico City, he was declared unfit for service on account of his battle wound, and sent home again.
Back in Columbia as a civilian, he dabbled in politics, and received a patronage job in the Pennsylvania Main Line of Public Works (the rail and canal system connecting Philadelphia and Pittsburgh). After several years, he opened up a grocery and dry goods store in Columbia's canal basin. He also became an insurance agent. In 1857, he was elected Justice of the Peace, and his reputation grew as a community leader. By 1860, he was president of the Borough Council, a founding member of the Columbia Board of Trade, Vice President of the Columbia Cricket Club, and a canal boat operator, in addition to a dry goods merchant, insurance agent, and Justice of the Peace. He had a wife, 5 surviving children, and legal guardianship of his sister's 4 children.
When Confederate forces shelled Fort Sumter, marking the beginning of the Civil War, Thomas Welsh raised and organized the first company of volunteers from Lancaster County, and took them into the field as their Captain. Within days, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of the regiment, which served out its 90-day enlistment in the Shenandoah Valley.
Returning to Harrisburg, he was appointed Commandant of Camp Curtin, the problem-plagued processing center for new recruits. In short order, Welsh cleaned up the camp's poor sanitary conditions, improved the health of the camp, and implemented soldierly discipline and training.
In October 1861, he resigned from his camp duties, and as Colonel of the 45th Pennsylvania, led his regiment into the field. After brief service outside of Washington, they were sent to South Carolina in December, where they were posted to Otter Island. After the battle of James Island, they were recalled to Newport News, in July 1862, then sent to guard Aquia Creek.
In September, now in brigade command in Burnsides' 9th Corps, Welsh chased Lee's Confederate army west into central Maryland. His brigade broke the enemy line in Fox's Gap, on Sept. 14, then 3 days later achieved the furthest Union advance at Antietam, reaching the edge of Sharpsburg, and nearly cutting off Lee's only avenue of escape. Welsh's gallantry earned him a field promotion to brigadier general, which Congress confirmed on March 13, 1863.
The 9th Corps (Welsh now in command of the 1st Division) was sent west in the spring of 1863, then dispatched south to support Grant's investment of Vicksburg. After Vicksburg fell, they turned east and defeated Confederate General Johnston at the Battle of Jackson. Welsh contracted malaria in the southern swamps, and died in Cincinnati upon their return north. One of his men later recalled, "Had he lived, Welsh would undoubtedly have attained a much higher command. 1
1. Beauge, Eugene, in Albert, Allen D., Ed., History of the Forty-Fifth Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Williamsport, PA: Grit Publ. Co, 1912, p. 79.
Custodial History
Almost all of the papers have been passed down through successive generations of Welsh's descendants, from Thomas Welsh's wife and children to his granddaughter, Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin, to her daughter Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. After Nancy Townsend's death, her son Charles Townsend passed them on to his cousin, Richard Wiggin (grandson of Emilie Benson Wiggin) in 2015.
A few papers passed out of the family's possession and found their way into other collections. Richard Abel of Columbia, PA began collecting Welsh papers and artifacts some years ago, and subsequently transferred this collection of Welsh materials to Richard Wiggin in 2012.
System of Arrangement
The collection is arranged in series:
Series A Thomas Welsh before the Mexican War
Series B Mexican War, 1846-1848
Series C Between the Mexican War and the Civil War, 1848-1861
Series D Ciivil War
Series E Post-Civil War
Series F Miscellaneous Family Papers
Date Range
1839-1932
Year Range From
1839
Year Range To
1932
Creator
Wiggin, Richard C.
People
Welsh, Thomas
Welsh, Annie Eunice Young
Welsh, Blanton Charles
Welsh, Effie
Welsh, Lilian
Welsh, Mary Young "Mazie"
Buchanan, James
Subjects
Letters
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Military orders
Military promotions
Personal correspondence
Political campaigns
Presidents--Election
Speeches, addresses, etc.
United States. Army--Military life
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Search Terms
Civil War
Correspondence, Personal
Letters
Mexican War
Military life
Military orders
Military promotions
Political campaigns
Presidential elections
Speeches
United States Army
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Condition
Fair to good
Condition Date
2020-12-18
Condition Notes
Items are in fair to good condition.
Object ID
MG0828
Classification
MG0828
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers
Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 2
  1 document  
Description Level
Series
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers
Description
The James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1, Papers of James Buchanan, Series 2 contains the financial and legal documents of James Buchanan, including invoices and receipts, ledgers, accounts, deeds and land records, and estate papers, dated 1812-1883. Among these papers are financial papers including bank statements and memorandums; documents related to land in Clarion, PA; legal papers for the settlement of the Boyd estate and other properties; summaries of three cases decided by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; a summary for the cost of a dinner in Russia in 1833; estate papers for family members and James Buchanan's will. Amos Slaymaker, Henry F. Slaymaker, Hiram B. Swarr, Edward Young Buchanan, Harriet Lane Johnston, and Henry E. Johnston are among the names found in these records.
Admin/Biographical History
James Buchanan was born on April 23, 1791 to James Buchanan and Elizabeth Speer. He was the second child born out of ten children, and he would go on to outlive all but one of his siblings. Most popularly remembered as Pennsylvania's only President and as a lifelong bachelor, Buchanan committed a lifetime to politics. In 1821, he left his law practice and embarked on his political career after having been voted into the U.S. House of Representatives. He would remain in the House for five consecutive terms before serving as the U.S. Minister to Russia, a Senator in the U.S. Senate, the U.S. Secretary of State, the U.S. Minister to Great Britain, and finally, the 15th President of the United States. He died in his bedchamber at Wheatland at 8:30 AM on June 1, 1868. He was 77 years old. [https://www.lancasterhistory.org/about-wheatland, accessed 10/24/2019]
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.
System of Arrangement
JBFP Part 1 Series 2 Financial and Legal Documents
Subseries 1 Invoices, Receipts, Ledgers, Accounts
Subseries 2 Deeds and Land Records
Subseries 3 Legal Papers
Subseries 4 Estate Papers
Year Range From
1812
Year Range To
1883
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, Edward Young
Slaymaker, Amos
Slaymaker, Henry Fleming
Other Creators
James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Subjects
Deeds
Finance, Personal
Legal documents
Probate records
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Tax returns
Wills
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Johnston, Harriet Lane, 1830-1903
Estates (Law)
Decedents' estates
Search Terms
Buchanan Collections
Deeds
Finance, Personal
Finding aids
Harriet Lane Johnston
James Buchanan
Legal documents
Manuscripts groups
Probate records
Receipts
Tax returns
Wills
Estate settlement
Decedents' estates
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 box, 70 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 2
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 18
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
James Buchanan Collection, MG0096
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available.
Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
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James Buchanan Family Papers
Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 2
  1 document  
Description Level
Series
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers
Description
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Papers of Edward Young Buchanan, Series 2 contains the financial and legal documents of Edward Young Buchanan. The dates range from 1834 to 1883. This series includes documents and receipts related to James Buchanan's estate, personal account books of Edward Young Buchanan from 1832 to 1844, and a document appointing Edward Young Buchanan as guardian of Harriet R. Lane.
Admin/Biographical History
Reverend Edward Young Buchanan (1811-1895) was born on May 30, 1811 in Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. He was the child of James Buchanan (1761-1821) and Elizabeth Speer Buchanan (1767-1833). He was the younger brother of President James Buchanan (1791-1868). He went to college at Dickinson College. He later became a reverend.
In 1833, he married Anne Eliza Foster Buchanan (1812-1891), and together they had six children: Ann Elizabeth (1838-1927), Harriet (1841-1912), Henrietta Jane (1844-1906), Marie Lois (1847-1920), William Foster (1849-1875), and Alice Conyngham (1852-1931).
Rev. Edward Young Buchanan died on January 25, 1895.
Source: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84177259/edward-young-buchanan#source
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.
System of Arrangement
JBFP Part 4 Series 2 Financial and Legal Documents
Year Range From
1834
Year Range To
1883
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Y. (Edward Young), 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Swarr, Hiram Behm
Buchanan, Edward Young
Other Creators
James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Subjects
Legal documents
Account books
Buchanan, Edward Y. (Edward Young), 1811-1895
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Estates (Law)
Decedents' estates
Executors and administrators
Search Terms
James Buchanan
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
Legal documents
Account books
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
Estate settlement
Decedents' estates
Executors and administrators
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
2 boxes, 15 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 2
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 18
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
James Buchanan Collection, MG0096
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available.
Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material. Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
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James Buchanan Family Papers
Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 3
  1 document  
Description Level
Series
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers
Description
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 4 Papers of Edward Young Buchanan, Series 3 contains the ephemera and official documents of Edward Young Buchanan. This series includes diplomas, a letter awarding Induction into the Belles Lettres Society of Dickinson College, various pastoral records, and a photocopy of a student booklist with a poem by Elizabeth Buchanan. The dates range from 1832 to 1891.
Admin/Biographical History
Reverend Edward Young Buchanan (1811-1895) was born on May 30, 1811 in Mercersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. He was the child of James Buchanan (1761-1821) and Elizabeth Speer Buchanan (1767-1833). He was the younger brother of President James Buchanan (1791-1868). He went to college at Dickinson College. He later became a reverend.
In 1833, he married Anne Eliza Foster Buchanan (1812-1891), and together they had six children: Ann Elizabeth (1838-1927), Harriet (1841-1912), Henrietta Jane (1844-1906), Marie Lois (1847-1920), William Foster (1849-1875), and Alice Conyngham (1852-1931).
Rev. Edward Young Buchanan died on January 25, 1895.
Source: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/84177259/edward-young-buchanan#source
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.
System of Arrangement
JBFP Part 4 Series 3 Ephemera and Official Documents
Year Range From
1832
Year Range To
1891
Creator
Buchanan, Edward Y. (Edward Young), 1811-1895
People
Buchanan, Elizabeth
Buchanan, Edward Young
Other Creators
James Buchanan Foundation for the Preservation of Wheatland (Lancaster, Pa.)
Subjects
Buchanan, Edward Y. (Edward Young), 1811-1895
Diplomas
Poetry
Clergy, Writings of
Search Terms
James Buchanan
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
Diplomas
Poetry
Clergy, Writings of
Sermons
Finding aids
Manuscript groups
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 box, 6 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
JBFP Part 4 Series 3
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 18
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
James Buchanan Collection, MG0096
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available.
Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory. Some items are photocopies from other collections--researchers must obtain permission for reproduction and publication from the owner of the original material. Persons wishing to publish any material from this site must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright or other use restrictions. Publication fees may apply.
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McCaa Collection
Object ID
MG0281
Date Range
1825-1922
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
McCaa Collection
Description
The McCaa Collection contains the papers of and collected by the family of James McCaa in northeastern Lancaster County. Among the items are account and ledger books, a physician's visiting book, legal papers, deeds, certificates for commissions, receipts, letters, and estate papers.
Custodial History
The volumes in Folder 11-13 were transferred from MG-266 Daybook and Ledger Collection, Series 3 on 5 March 2009.
Added to database 5 October 2017.
Date Range
1825-1922
Year Range From
1825
Year Range To
1922
Date of Accumulation
1825-1922
Creator
McCaa family
People
Bechard, Philip
Beichey, Abraham
Binney, Horace
Brinton, Edward Penrose
Brooks, E. G.
Brown, Bill
Brumbaugh, Martin G.
Burlingame, Daniel
Cadwalader, John
Cadwalader, Thomas
Compton, George W.
Curtin, Andrew Gregg
Dehaven, Philip
Eberly, A. J.
Eberman, Jacob
Fonts, Martin
Frantz, Joseph
Good, J. J.
Groff, Israel M.
Gundacker, John
Hahl, John N.
Hall, N. Franklin
Hamilton, Andrew
Handwork, George
Hertzler, John
Hohn, Leona J.
Hollinger, Moses
House, N. E.
Jacobs, Harrison B.
Jacobs, William B.
Jenkins, Robert
Johnson, Allen
Johnston, Libbie
Kauffman, S. S.
Kenney, William
Kieffer, Sarah Ann
Kinport, Martin
Kinsers, Saby
Konigmacher, Edwin
Kreider, Isabella
Kurtz, Catharine
Kurtz, Christian
Leaman, George
Lengel, Paul
Levy, William
Groff, Lizzie H.
McCaa, D. Galen
McCaa, David Jenkins
McCaa, James
McCaa, William J.
McGill, I.
McGill, John
Mintzer, Rebecca
Mintzer, William
Nevin, John W.
Packer, William F.
Patts, Clement R.
Robeson, Andrew
Robeson, James J.
Robinson, H. W.
Rohrer, George R.
Royer, George S.
Shurk , Francis R.
Slaymaker, Henry Young
Slaymaker, Stephen Cochran
Smith, Lessie
Snader, A. W.
Sparr, William
Spotts, Jacob
Stephenson, Anna J.
Stoutzenberger, David
Styer, David
Tener, John K.
Trout, Paul
Welch, George
Welch, Ruth Ann
Welsh, George
Welsh, George, Sr.
Wilson, Joseph N.
Winger, Frank
Witman, Amos
Wood, William
Wright, Benjamin
Subjects
Bonds
Business records
Deeds
Invoices
Letters
Mortgages
Probate records
Promissory notes
Real property
Real property surveys---Pennsylvania
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Surveys
Wills
Search Terms
Bonds
Business records
Correspondence
Deeds
Finding aids
Herr & Bowman
Invoices
Land drafts
Legal papers
Letters
Manuscript groups
Margaretta Furnace
Mortgages
New Garden Academy
Probate records
Promissory notes
Real property
Receipts
Releases
Stauffer & Russell
Surveys
Wills
Windsor Forge, Churchtown
Extent
2 boxes, 13 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0281
Other Numbers
MG-281
Other Number
MG-281
Classification
MG0281
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 8
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Notes
Preferred Citation: McCaa Collection (MG0281), Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
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