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Civil War pension affidavits and index to ledgers of Dr. Benjamin F. Porter, 1864-1888

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Author
Porter, Benjamin Franklin,
Date of Publication
c2011.
Call Number
974.841 P844
Responsibility
[transcribed by Cynthia Hartman].
Author
Porter, Benjamin Franklin,
Place of Publication
York, Pa
Publisher
South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society,
Date of Publication
c2011.
Physical Description
46 p. ; 28 cm.
Series
Special publication ; number 71
Notes
"July 2011."
Subjects
Porter, Benjamin Franklin, - 1827-1886.
Military pensions - United States
Military pensions - Pennsylvania - York County.
Affidavits - Pennsylvania - York County.
Account books - Pennsylvania - York County
York County (Pa.) - Genealogy.
Additional Author
Hartman, Cynthia.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.841 P844
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1768 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
1768
People
Kirkwood, Robert
Hallabak, John
Smiley, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Affidavits
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1768 F003 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Affidavits.
Also: John Hallabak, John Smiley.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Veterans' Peddlers Licenses
Object ID
Veterans F01 I05
Description Level
Item
Collection
Veterans' Peddlers Licenses
Description
Record of applications for peddlers' licenses showing date of application, name of applicant, type of license, and dates granted and lifted. Many applications for soldiers' licenses; these are peddlers' licenses issued to honorably discharged veterans. Handwritten.
System of Arrangement
Organized by year, then alphabetically by surname.
Year
1899
People
May, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Veterans' Peddlers License
Civil War
Affidavits
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Veterans F01 I05
Classification
RG 02-00 0601
Location
Archives West 1
Container
001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Affidavit.
203rd Regiment, Company A, Pennsylvania Volunteers.
Civil War.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0145 I002
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1869
People
Hess, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Rawlinsville, Martic Twp.
Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
Petition
Order
Report
Affidavits
Bridge
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0145 I002
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1869.
1869-1871.
Location: On public road from Rawlinsville, Martic Twp., to Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp., near Henry Hess' house.
Document types: Petition for appoinment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
Affidavits.
13 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0340 I005
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1879
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Hammer
Creek
Hammer Creek
Elizabeth Twp.
Affidavits
Depositions
Bridge
Place
Elizabeth Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0340 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
Document type: Bridge affidavits and deposition.
1 item, 25 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Collateral Appraisements
Object ID
Coll App 1911 F003 F
Description Level
Item
Collection
Collateral Appraisements
Description
Appraisements of real estate for inheritance tax. Some personal property appraisals are also included. Appraisals include: name of decedent; location and description of real estate; description of personal property; valuation of real estate and personal property; and assessed tax. May also include names of heirs. Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by first letter of decedent's last name. Handwritten; from 1886, handwritten on printed forms.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by first letter of decedent's last name.
Date of Accumulation
1849-1913
Year
1911
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Frey, Emilie S.
Frey, James B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Collateral appraisement
Lancaster
Affidavits
Place
Lancaster
Extent
16 boxes (8 cubic feet)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Coll App 1911 F003 F
Classification
RG 03-00 0312
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
Also: Frey, James B.
Also: Affidavit for reappraisement of real estate belonging to Emilie S. Frey,
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1809 F001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1809
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Williams, Benjamin
Williams, Hannah
Eberman, Philip
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Jailor
Habeas corpus
Affidavits
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1809 F001
Case Number
17.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Additional Notes
Petitioner: Williams, Hannah.
Filed against: Eberman, Philip. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1809 F004
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1809
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Welch, James
Ross, Patton
Eberman, Philip
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bail
Jailor
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1809 F004
Case Number
20.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Additional Notes
Bail demanded.
Petitioner: Ross, Patton.
Filed against: Eberman, Philip. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1810 F002
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1810
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Gibbons, Elizabeth
Gibbons, Sarah
Duffield, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1810 F002
Case Number
23.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Additional Notes
Petitioner: Gibbons, Sarah.
Filed against: Duffield, George.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F002
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1811
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Wentz, Elizabeth
Wentz, John
Henzel, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Steward
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F002
Case Number
25.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Additional Notes
Petitioner: Wentz, John.
Filed against: Henzel, William. His occupation: steward of the house of employment of Lancaster County.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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