LancasterHistory Research Collections

Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #481
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
Binkley, Christian
Camp, John W.
Dobson, Anderson
Dobson, Samuel
Gara, Hugh
Gara, Isaac
Gara, Samuel
Lytle, Francis
McKillips, John
McKinley, Rebecca
Smith, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic tabard.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1828 #481
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q & A 1994/06/09.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Strasburg and Lampeter Townships.
Binkley, Christian.
Camp, John W. Teacher.
Dobson, Anderson.
Dobson, Samuel.
Gara, Hugh.
Gara, Isaac.
Gara, Samuel.
Lytle, Francis.
McKillips, John.
McKinley, Rebecca.
Smith, John.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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