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Collection
Patents Collection
Object ID
MG0632
Date Range
1827-1927
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Patents Collection
Description
This collection contains patents issued to inventors in Lancaster County. The patents have the technical information about the invention and also drawings and/or blueprints. Some of the patents are for a horse hay rake, pinions, a railroad car brake, and improvements in threshing machines, balancing mill stones, kitchen slicing utensils and a still. Two of the documents are signed by Secretary of State Henry Clay and President Andrew Jackson.
Custodial History
Processed and finding aid prepared by PH, February 2014. Added to database 26 May 2021.
Date Range
1827-1927
Creation Date
1827-1927
Year Range From
1827
Year Range To
1927
Creator
LancasterHistory (Organization)
People
Becker, Henry
Bennett, T. F.
Blake, James H.
Bomberger, Elias B.
Butler, B. F.
Clay, Henry
Eberly, John A
Fenstermaker, Emanuel Lively
Fenstermaker, Gerald B.
Fellenbaum, David
Gantz, David Zook
Iske, Anthony
Jackson, Andrew
Kauffman, C. L.
Keller, J. Frank
Lutz, Jacob
McLane, Louis
Musser, Peter
Price, Edward F.
Reigart, J. Franklin
Seitz, John
Sieger, P. George
Slaymaker, Amos Fleming
Spillinger, Joseph
Way, Andrew
Weitzel, Jacob
Whitehill, James
Withers, Michael
Subjects
Drawings
Inventions
Inventors
Patents
Search Terms
Blueprints
Brakes, Peerless track
Brakes, railroad car
Canon pinions
Certificates
Double rack and pinions
Drawings
East Cocalico Twp.
Finding aids
Garbage furnaces
Inventions
Inventors
Investments
Kitchen slicing utensils
Manuscript groups
Mill gudgeons
Mill stones, balancing
Nut locks
Patents
Plough-plates
Rakes, horse hay
Salisbury Twp.
Sanitary Engineering and Construction Company
Stills
Threshing machines
Watch mechanisms
Extent
1 box, 12 folders, .25 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0632
Other Numbers
MG-632
Other Number
MG-632
Classification
MG0632
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 13
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
An original watercolor drawing by J. F. Reigart of Jacob Weitzel's still (Folder 10) is in the Curatorial Collection.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
No restrictions.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Documents
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Collection
Henry Slaymaker Collection
Object ID
MG0004
Date Range
1790-1835
  1 document  
Description Level
Fonds
Collection
Henry Slaymaker Collection
Description
Collection includes waste books and an account book from the Salisbury Store, Justice of the Peace dockets, child's school exercise books, receipts, summons, letters, and other papers.
Custodial History
Collection was cataloged prior to July 1997; added to database 1 March 2018.
Date Range
1790-1835
Creation Date
1790-1835
Year Range From
1790
Year Range To
1835
Creator
Slaymaker, Henry F. (Henry Fleming), 1789-1860
People
Chambers, P.
Leech, George
Slaymaker, Henry Fleming
Slaymaker, Isabella
Slaymaker, Jasper
Small, Henry
Other Creators
Slaymaker family
Subjects
Business records
Court calendars
Family records
Legal documents
Letters
Salisbury (Lancaster County, Pa. : Township)
School notebooks
Search Terms
Bethania Seminary, Lancaster County
Business records
Correspondence
Court calendars
Family records
Finding aids
Legal documents
Letters
Manuscript groups
Promissory notes
Salisbury Store
Salisbury Twp.
School notebooks
Extent
2 boxes, 12 folders, 1 cubic ft.
Object Name
Archive
Language
English
Object ID
MG0004
Other Numbers
MG-4
Classification
MG0004
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives South
Wall
Side 1
Related Item Notes
Samuel R. Slaymaker II, White Chimneys Collection, MG0268
Curatorial Collection
Photograph Collection
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use the photocopies provided for items in Folders 6 and 7.
Copyright
Collection may not be photocopied. Please direct questions to Research Center Staff at research@lancasterhistory.org.
Permission for reproduction and/or publication must be obtained in writing from LancasterHistory.
Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Documents
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Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesA_F01_It01
Date Range
No date
  1 document     1 image  
Description Level
Item
Collection
General Thomas Welsh Family Papers
Description
Autobiography of Thomas Welsh that was probably written in his late teens. This history details Thomas Welsh's work and schooling from age 8 through about age 16. Several people are mentioned, including an unnamed uncle. It appears to be the start of a longer document, except that the back of the page is an unrelated document. This is the first page of a 24 page package, apparently written variously in his late teens/early twenties, and subsequently bound together, probably by Thomas Welsh himself.
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.
Date Range
No date
Creation Date
No date
Creator
Welsh, Thomas, 1824-1863
People
Conard, Abraham
Peart, T.
Conard, Isaac, Sr.
Cooper, Jeremy
Gillespie, N.
Welsh, Thomas
Subjects
Autobiographies
Colemanville (Pa.)
Bird-in-Hand (Pa.)
Gap (Pa.)
Search Terms
Colemanville, Conestoga Twp.
Bird-in-Hand, East Lampeter Twp.
Gap, Salisbury Twp.
Autobiographies
Conestoga Twp.
Memoirs
Extent
1 item, 1 page to scan, first page of a 24 page package
Object Name
Biography
Language
English
Condition
Good
Condition Notes
Reasonably good condition, with slight discoloration and some edge deterioration. Judging by the binding, this is page 4 of the packet. The first 2 pages are missing, and p. 3 is TW-A-XX-01(a), on the backside of this. The rest of the pages are bound upside down (relative to the first 4 pages), including TW-A-XX-01(d) and TW-A-XX-01(e), which are part of the same folio sheet as TW-A-XX-01(a) and TW-A-XX-01.
Object ID
MG0828_SeriesA_F01_It01
Parent Object ID
MG0828_SeriesA
Other Numbers
TW-A-XX-01
Classification
MG0828
MG0828_SeriesA
Location
LancasterHistory
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
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F056 I004
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1902
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Henderson, William H.
Lynch, M. D.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Salisbury Twp.
Place
Salisbury Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F056 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Additional name: William H. Henderson.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F064 I007
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1905
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Eby, Jonas
Hess, Harry E.
Hunsecker, Ellis E.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Salisbury Twp.
Place
Salisbury Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F064 I007
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Additional names: Jonas Eby and Ellis E. Hunsecker.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F075 I005
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1908
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Hess, Harry E.
Hunsecker, E. E.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Salisbury Twp.
Place
Salisbury Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F075 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Additional name: E. E. Hunsecker.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F087 I005
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1911
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Hess, Harry E.
Hunsecker, Ellis E.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Salisbury Twp.
Place
Salisbury Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F087 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
Additional name: Ellis E. Hunsecker.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F046 I006
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1899
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Henderson, William
Lynch, M. D.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Salisbury Twp.
Place
Salisbury Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F046 I006
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: William Henderson.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F004 I007
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1825
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Clemson, Davis
McKown, William
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Salisbury Twp.
Place
Salisbury Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F004 I007
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: Davis Clemson.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F024 I001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1893
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Ayers, A. B.
Worst, Peter
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Salisbury Twp.
Place
Salisbury Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F024 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional Name: Peter Worst.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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