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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
NOV 1811 F024 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
1811
People
Meylin, John Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Affidavits
Distillers
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1811 F024 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Occupation: distiller.
Affidavit.
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 F0590 I003
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
1902
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Conestoga
Conestoga Creek
Manor Twp.
Creek, Pequea
Pequea Creek
Creek
Affidavits
Applications
Bridge
Place
Manor Twp. and Pequea Creek
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0590 I003
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1902.
Document type: Affidavit on application for continuance of viewers.
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 F0690 I006
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
1826
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Chickies
Creek
Chickies Creek
Rapho Twp.
Warwick Twp.
Manheim, Rapho Twp.
Affidavits
Bridge
Place
Rapho Twp. and Warwick Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0690 I006
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
010
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Location: Manheim, Rapho Twp.
Document type: Affidavit concerning payment for bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0725 I003
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
1901
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro
Creek
Octoraro Creek
Sadsbury Twp.
West Fallowfield Twp., Chester County
Affidavits
Bridge
Place
Sadsbury Twp. and West Fallowfield Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0725 I003
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Document type: Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0725 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
1901
People
Ferguson
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro
Creek
Octoraro Creek
Sadsbury Twp.
West Fallowfield Twp., Chester County
Mill, Ferguson's
Mill
Affidavits
Bridge
Place
Sadsbury Twp. and West Fallowfield Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0725 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1901.
Location: Near Ferguson's Mill.
Document type: Affidavit for continuance of bridge view.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0725 I006
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
1907
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro
Creek
Octoraro Creek
Sadsbury Twp.
West Fallowfield Twp., Chester County
Nine Points, Bart Twp.
Atglen, Chester County
Petition
Affidavits
Decree
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
Sadsbury Twp. and West Fallowfield Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0725 I006
Case Number
78.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Notes
Court term: September 1907.
Location: On public highway from Nine Points, Bart Twp., to Atglen, Chester County.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 6 pieces
Additional Notes
Court term: September 1907.
Location: On public highway from Nine Points, Bart Twp., to Atglen, Chester County.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Affidavit and decree extending time for filing
report.
Order and report of viewers.
3 items, 9 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1808 F019 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
1808
People
Montgomery, Sally
Steitz, Peter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Affidavits
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1808 F019 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Affidavit of Peter Steitz.
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
JAN 1822 F008 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
1822
People
Smith, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Affidavits
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1822 F008 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Affidavit of James Smith.
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 F47 I16
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
1938
People
Stark, Carl H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Veterans' Peddlers License
Affidavits
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Veterans F47 I16
Classification
RG 02-00 0601
Location
Archives West 1
Container
002
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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