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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesA_F01_It01a
Date Range
1840/06/23 to 1843/08/29
  1 document     1 image  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Miscellaneous notes and sketches written by Thomas Welsh, including: 1) A sketch about the amount of money the public had to pay for Queen Victoria's wedding, evidently copied from the Philadelphia Ledger. 2) A notice of the death of General Thomas Sumpter [Sumter] of South Carolina, evidently copied from the Philadelphia Ledger, June 23, 1840. 3) A note about the population of Lowell, Mass. being top heavy in favor of females, evidently from the Times, Philadelphia. 4) A note about the suicide death (by starvation) of John Jordan, from the Columbia Spy. 5) A mock newspaper article about Thomas Welsh leaving Columbia August 29, 1843 for Baltimore and Washington.
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. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Cataloged by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
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
1840/06/23 to 1843/08/29
Creation Date
1840-1843
Year Range From
1840
Year Range To
1843
Creator
Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863
People
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Jordan, John
Sumter, Thomas
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
Death notices
Philadelphia ledger
Transcription
Columbia Spy
Times (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Newspaper clippings
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Death notices
Philadelphia ledger
Transcription
Columbia Spy
Times (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Newspaper clippings
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Extent
1 item, 1 page to scan
Object Name
Article
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Date
2020-06-25
Condition Notes
Reasonably good condition, with slight discoloration and some edge deterioration. It is bound as part of a packet that includes TW-A-XX-01 through TW-A-XX-01(u). This is on the backside of TW-A-XX-01.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesA_F01_It01a
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesA
Other Numbers
TW-A-XX-01(a)
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesA
Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 1
Notes
Added to PP 12/19/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@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, Pennsylvania.
Images
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F10
Date Range
1863
  1 document  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
"Army Correspondence." Cincinnati, Ohio, 15 August 1863. News and details of the death of General Welsh. Section of The Columbia Spy. Letter is dated 15 August 1863.
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. See MG0828 for more biographical information.
Custodial History
Organized by Richard C. Wiggin prior to donation.
Date Range
1863
Creation Date
1863
Creator
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
People
Welsh, Thomas
Christ, Benjamin Caspar
Lockard, Charles O.
Derrick, George
Gelbaugh, John
Hegentogler, S.
McClure, Quartermaster
Heighway, Archibald E.
Goode, Dr.
Subjects
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Columbia spy (Columbia, Pa.)
Death
Death notices
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Vicksburg (Miss.)--History--Siege, 1863
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Search Terms
Death
Death notices
Civil War
Vicksburg, Seige of
Columbia Spy
Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 45th (1861-1865)
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Newspaper clippings
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Clipping, Newspaper
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2020-11-07
Condition Notes
Section was cut out of newspaper.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF_F10
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesF
Other Numbers
TW-F-XX-21f
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesF
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives North
Container
MG0828 Box 2
Notes
Added to PP 12/29/2020 by HST
Provenance: Passed down through the family, Blanton Charles Welsh to Emilie Benson (Welsh) Wiggin to Nancy Jane (Wiggin) Townsend. Acquired from: Chuck Townsend, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2016/05/15.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@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, Pennsylvania.
Documents
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Death Index : Sorted by last name

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo22331
Date of Publication
2019.
Call Number
310.5 D671
and Clara Albright Alexander Archibald Hodge 1889 Aug. 8 1y 7d New Era 1889 Aug. 10 Son of Rev. J.R. and Elizabeth M. Alexander DEATH INDEX SORTED BY LAST NAME This index was created from 19th century death notices found in various Lancaster County or City newspapers. �Last name First name Middle name Date
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Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
LancasterHistory,
Date of Publication
2019.
Series
LancasterHistory Series of Transcribed Data.
Summary
This resource is a PDF copy of a spreadsheet. The spreadsheet provides a list of death notices found in Lancaster County and City newspapers, primarily from the 19th century. The data is sorted by last name.
Subjects
Death notices - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Electronic Resources
Call Number
310.5 D671
Documents
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[Death reports from the Journal of the Select and Common Councils]

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo17376
Corporate Author
Lancaster (Pa.) City Council.
Date of Publication
1897 -
Call Number
310.5 L245
Corporate Author
Lancaster (Pa.) City Council.
Place of Publication
[Lancaster, Pa.]
Publisher
[s.n.] ,
Date of Publication
1897 -
Physical Description
Photocopy ; 30 cm.
Notes
Photocopied death reports from: 1897, 1898, 1900, 1903, 1904.
Subjects
Death notices - Pennsylvania - Lancaster.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Reference
Call Number
310.5 L245
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1873 F007 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
1873
People
Goodwin, Charles
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Notices
House of Refuge
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1873 F007 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Commitment notice to the House of Refuge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1842 F010
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
1842
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Hinkle, George W.
Roberts, A. E.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Sheriffs
Petitions
Habeas corpus
Notices
Execution
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1842 F010
Case Number
364.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
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: Hinkle, George W.
Filed against: Roberts, Anthony E. Occupation: sheriff.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
Notice.
Execution.
Decision.
5 items, 3 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 1842 F012
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
1842
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Howe, David H.
Roberts, A. E.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Sheriffs
Petitions
Habeas corpus
Notices
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1842 F012
Case Number
366.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
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: Howe, David H.
Filed against: Roberts, Anthony E. Occupation: sheriff.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
Notice.
3 items, 3 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 1842 F014
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
1842
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Hawthorn, James
Roberts, A. E.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Sheriffs
Petitions
Habeas corpus
Bail
Notices
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1842 F014
Case Number
368.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
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: Hawthorn, James.
Filed against: Roberts, Anthony E. Occupation: sheriff.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
Bail piece.
Notice.
Decision.
5 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
FEB 1789 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
1789
People
Wisely, Jane
Weisly, Jean
Skiles, Henry
Lytle, Andrew
Lytle, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Indentured servants
Order
Notices
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1789 F003 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Also: James Lytle.
Order and notice to executors of Henry Skiles, deceased, to show cause why indentured servant Jean Wisely has not received her freedom dues.
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
MAY 1789 F005 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
1789
People
Hains, Joseph
Kelly, Patrick
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Indentured servants
Notices
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAY 1789 F005 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Notice to show cause.
Servant Patrick Kelly seeking payment and freedom.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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