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Conductor generalis, or, The office, duty and authority of justices of the peace, high-sheriffs, under-sheriffs, coroners, constables, gaolers, jury-men, and overseers of the poor : as also, the office of clerks of assize, and of the peace, &c

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Date of Publication
1792.
Call Number
Book 666 1792
Alternate Title
Conductor generalis
Office, duty and authority of justices of the peace, high-sheriffs, under-sheriffs, goalers, coroners, constables, jury men, over-seers of the poor
Office, duty and authority of justices of the peace
Responsibility
compiled chiefly from Burn's Justice, and the several other books on those subjects, by James Parker ... ; and now revised and adapted to the United States of America, by a Gentleman of the law ; the whole alphabetically digested under the several titles, with a table directing to the ready finding out the proper matter under those titles ; to which are added, the excise and militia laws of the United States, and the acts called the Ten Pound Act of the states of Pennsylvania and New-York.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Printed for Robert Campbell,
Date of Publication
1792.
Physical Description
xv, 464 p. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Notes
Signatures: A-2G⁸.
Includes index.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book numbr 666 as assigned by Yeates.
Evans
Cohen, M.L. Bib. of early Amer. law,
Subjects
Justices of the peace - Early works to 1800.
Sheriffs - Early works to 1800.
Coroners - Early works to 1800.
Constables - Early works to 1800.
Jury - Early works to 1800.
Internal revenue law - United States - Early works to 1800.
Fines and recoveries - Pennsylvania - Early works to 1800.
Fines and recoveries - New York (State) - Early works to 1800.
Constables.
Coroners.
Fines and recoveries.
Internal revenue law.
Jury.
Justices of the peace.
Militia.
Sheriffs.
United States - Militia - Early works to 1800.
New York (State)
Pennsylvania.
United States.
Early works.
Full leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Additional Author
Parker, James,
Gentleman of the law.
Burn, Richard,
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 666 1792
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Coroners - Information file

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Notes
Information files are created for specific subjects that are associated with Lancaster County, e.g. "Rebman's scrap pile", "Ten-hour house". The files contain newspaper and magazine articles about the subject.
Subjects
Coroners - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Information File
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Collection
Coroners' Inquests
Object ID
COR INQ 1889 F073
Date Range
1889
Description Level
Item
Collection
Coroners' Inquests
Description
Coroners' Inquests are inquests conducted by six men, on behalf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, into the cause of a person's death. Inquests include: municipality; name of coroner; signatures of the six jurors; name of decedent; date of inquest; reason for death; name of coroner's physician, and names of witnesses to the inquest. Handwritten on printed form.
System of Arrangement
Arranged numerically by inquest number.
Date Range
1889
Date of Accumulation
January 1889 - December 1889
Year
1889
Creator
Coroner
People
Myers, Lizzie
Honaman, Peter
Shenk, D. H.
Horting, Hiram
Horting, Levi W.
Buchter, Samuel
Landes, John S.
Sellers, Adam
Klaus, Ernst
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Coroners' Inquests
Coroners
Jurors
Physicians
Place
Manheim Twp.
Extent
.5 cubic feet
Object Name
Coroners' Inquest
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
COR INQ 1889 F073
Case Number
190.000
Classification
RG 13-00 0102
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Additional Notes
Cause of death: on October 30th, 1889, by reason of convulsions.
Coroner: Honaman, Peter.
Coroner's Physician: Shenk, D. H.
Jurors: Horting, Hiram; Horting, Levi W.; Buchter, Samuel; Landes, John S.; Sellers, Adam; [Klaus, Ernst].
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #482
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Benjamin, Yost
Divett, John
Franciscus, Henry
Goodman, John
Hess, John
May, Lewis H.
McDonald, Robert
Miller, Frederick
Pyle, Henry
Reed, Peter
Rinehart, Peter
Wilson, Francis
Search Terms
Coroners' Inquests
Coroners
Jurors
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Document
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #482
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
011
Box Number
012
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Coroner's inquest.
Death by drowning of an unknown person.
Reed, Peter. Coroner.
Jury:
Goodman, John.
Rinehart, Peter.
Miller, Frederick.
Hess, John.
Franciscus, Henry.
Benjamin, Yost.
Pyle, Henry.
McDonald, Robert.
May, Lewis H.
Divett, John.
Wilson, Francis.
2 items. 2 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #543
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Fogle, Adam
_____, Charles
Search Terms
Leacock Twp.
Coroners' Inquests
African-American
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Leacock Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Document
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #543
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
011
Box Number
012
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Coroner's inquest.
Death by natural causes. Includes names and signatures of jury.
Fogle, Adam. Deputy coroner.
_____, Charles. African American. Deceased.
2 items. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #587
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Nelson, Robert
Search Terms
Drumore Twp.
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Coroners' Inquests
Place
Drumore Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Document
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #587
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
011
Box Number
012
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Coroners' inquests.
Nelson, Robert. Deceased.
2 items. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #632
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Brooks, August
Search Terms
Lancaster
Manor Twp.
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Coroners' Inquests
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Document
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #632
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
011
Box Number
012
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Coroner's Inquests.
Two inquest reports and bills.
The first is of an "Unknown Person" in the city of Lancaster.
The second is of Brooks, August. Manor Township.
4 items. 2 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #625
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Mohler, Frederick
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Warwick Twp.
Coroners' Inquests
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Warwick Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #625
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
010
Box Number
010
Notes
Entered into Q&A Aug 22, 2002.
Additional Notes
Coroners' Inquests.
Mohler, Frederick. Deceased.
1 item, 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #002
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Garman, Alexander
Upperman, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Coroners' Inquests
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 1826 #002
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Notes
Never entered into Q & A.
Additional Notes
Coroners' Inquests.
Fees for viewing the body of Garman, Alexander.
Upperman, John. Coroner.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #124
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
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Bard, Richard
John Upperman
Wentz, Thomas
Upperman, Margaret
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 1826 #124
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Notes
Entered into Q & A Aug 22, 2002.
Additional Notes
Coroners' Inquests.
Inquest on the body of Bard, Richard.
John Upperman, Coroner.
Other names on document:
Wentz, Thomas.
Upperman, Margaret.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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