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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Object ID
JBFP 6.2.1.071
Date Range
1871/02/00
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 6 Hiram B. Swarr
Description
Copy of an agreement between the executors of James Buchanan and Henry E. Johnston and Harriet Lane Johnston for the delivery of papers of James Buchanan now at Wheatland. Lancaster. [February 1871].
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.
Date Range
1871/02/00
Creator
Pennsylvania. Orphans' Court (Lancaster County)
People
Buchanan, James
Johnston, Harriet Lane
Johnston, Henry Elliot
Subjects
Contracts
Executors and administrators
Beneficiaries
Search Terms
Agreements
Executors and administrators
Beneficiaries
James Buchanan
Harriet Lane Johnston
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 25 x 19.5 cm.
Object Name
Agreement
Language
English
Accession Number
JBMS1995.365
Object ID
JBFP 6.2.1.071
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 6 Series 2
Other Number
JBFP Part 6, Series 2, Subseries 1, Folder 71
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 6, Box 2
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
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
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.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
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Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.023
Date Range
1832
  1 document     2 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Family Papers, Part 1 James Buchanan
Description
Proposed agreement in French for James Buchanan to rent certain rooms and furnishings from Anna Michavlova, wife of Marchand Brockhausen. St. Petersburg, Russia.
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.
Date Range
1832
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Brockhausen, Marchand
Michavlova, Anna
Subjects
Contracts
Search Terms
Agreements
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan, 8.25 x 13.25 in.
Object Name
Agreement
Language
French
Accession Number
JBMS1996.080
Object ID
JBFP 1.6.3.023
Parent Object ID
JBFP Part 1 Series 6
Other Number
JBFP Part 1, Series 6, Subseries 3, Folder 23
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
JBFP Part 1, Box 6
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
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
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.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Bridges, roads, and turnpikes collection

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3527
Call Number
MG-183, Archives South
  1 website  
Physical Description
4 cubic ft.
Summary
Collection of materials relating to and documenting the bridges, roads and turnpikes of Lancaster County. Includes orders, agreements, proposals, bond coupons and certificates, sketches, contract, payments, receipts, correspondence, Supreme Court decision, lists of stockholders, dedication materials, blank stock certificates, assessments, minutes, and dividend books.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid available at LancasterHistory.org.
Subjects
Bridges - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Toll bridges - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Roads - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Toll roads - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Tolls - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Contracts - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Stockholders.
Stocks - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Business records - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Letters.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Manuscript Group
Call Number
MG-183, Archives South
Websites
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Carmack's guide to copyright & contracts : a primer for genealogists, writer & researchers

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo15547
Author
Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo,
Date of Publication
c2005.
Call Number
341.758 C287
Alternate Title
Guide to copyright & contracts
Carmack's guide to copyright and contracts
Guide to copyright and contracts
ISBN
0806317582
Author
Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo,
Place of Publication
Baltimore, Md
Publisher
Genealogical Pub.,
Date of Publication
c2005.
Physical Description
xv, 119 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108-112) and index.
Subjects
Copyright - United States.
Contracts - United States.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
341.758 C287
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Corporate Author
Lancaster (Pa.) Dept. of Public Works.
Call Number
CA 08-01 0514, Archives South
Corporate Author
Lancaster (Pa.) Dept. of Public Works.
Physical Description
1 v.
Arrangement of Material
Arranged chronologically.
Summary
Record of contractors hired by city for street repairs, hauling, utilities service, etc. Includes names of contractors, dates, costs, nature of work performed. Handwritten.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: City Archives.
Subjects
Municipal government - Pennsylvania - Lancaster.
Public contracts - Pennsylvania - Lancaster.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
CA 08-01 0514, Archives South
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Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Object ID
MG0096 F027 In02
Date Range
1851/12/06
  2 documents     4 images  
Description Level
Item
Collection
James Buchanan Collection
Description
Conditions of sale by James Buchanan. Signed by Abraham W. Russel, purchaser, and W. Carpenter, agent. Lancaster.
Custodial History
Digitization of the James Buchanan Collection was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 201808013051, 2019-2020.
Date Range
1851/12/06
Creator
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
People
Buchanan, James
Carpenter, W.
Russel, Abraham W.
Subjects
Real property
Contracts
Auctions
Real property auctions
Lancaster (Pa.)
Search Terms
Conditions of Sale
Real estate
Auctions
Real estate auctions
Public sales
Lancaster
James Buchanan
Buchanan Collections
James Buchanan Presidential Library
Extent
1 item, 4 pages to scan, 33 x 20.5 cm
Object Name
Conditions of Sale
Language
English
Object ID
MG0096 F027 In02
Parent Object ID
MG0096
Other Number
MG-0096, Folder 027, Insert 02
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives South
Container
MG-0096, Box 1
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
MG-96 James Buchanan Collection
Historical Society of Pennsylvania microfilm
Photograph collections
Curatorial collections
Wheatland Mansion
Notes
May 2020 PastPerfect Conversion
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. Please contact archives@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
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.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pa.
Images
Documents
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0025 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
1859
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Conestoga
Creeks
Conestoga Creek
Caernarvon Twp.
Forge, Pool
Forge
Contracts
Bridges
Place
Caernarvon Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0025 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Location: Near Pool Forge.
Document type: Contract for a bridge.
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 F0045 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
1799
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Conestoga
Creeks
Conestoga Creek
Cocalico Twp.
Earl Twp.
Hinkletown, Earl Twp.
Paxton, Dauphin County
Downingtown, Chester County
Contracts
Bridges
Place
Cocalico Twp. and Earl Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0045 I003
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Location: At Hinkletown, Earl Twp., on road from Paxton, Dauphin County to Downingtown, Chester County.
Document type: Contract for bridge repair.
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 F0055 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
1853
People
Ecklin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro, West Branch
Creeks
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Colerain Twp.
Mill, Ecklin's Sawmill
Sawmill
Mills
Contracts
Specifications
Bridges
Place
Colerain Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0055 I002
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
[1853]
Location: Near Ecklin's Sawmill.
Document types: Contract and specifications for bridge construction.
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 F0055 I004
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
1868
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro, West Branch
Creeks
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Colerain Twp.
Clonmell, Colerain Twp.
Contracts
Specifications
Bridges
Place
Colerain Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0055 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Bridge over [West Branch] of Octoraro Creek
Location: Near Clonmell, Colerain Twp.
Document type: Specifications and contract for bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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