LancasterHistory Research Collections

Account book of the Directors of the Poor and House of Employment

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13766
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-12 0104-005, Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
1 v. 48 cm.
Summary
One hardbound volume that lists names of the people the Almshouse did business with and the accounts and balances of money paid and received.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Subjects
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Account books - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-12 0104-005, Archives North
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Auditors' review of accounts

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13711
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-12 0104-010, Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
1 v. 33 cm.
Summary
One hardbound volume that contains annual auditors' reviews of the accounts of the treasurer of the Poor and House of Employment. Shows credits and debits and the reason for each, names of residents, names of recipients of relief, date approved, and signatures of auditors.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Subjects
Almshouses - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Public institutions - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-12 0104-010, Archives North
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Berks County : a governmental picture and a brief historic review

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo6025
Corporate Author
Berks County (Pa.). Board of County Commissioners.
Edition
1st ed.
Date of Publication
c1959.
Call Number
974.816 B513
Corporate Author
Berks County (Pa.). Board of County Commissioners.
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Reading, Pa
Date of Publication
c1959.
Physical Description
120 p. : illus., ports., col. maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Bibliography: p. 2.
Subjects
Berks County (Pa.) - Politics and government.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.816 B513
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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-01 [1606], Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
1 v. 19 cm.
Summary
Lists members of local companies, bounty paid, and the date.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Subjects
Militia
United States
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-01 [1606], Archives North
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Bridges : Commissioners' Orders for Payment - Information file

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21457
Call Number
Information file - Bridges : Commissioners' Orders for Payment
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
County government - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Information File
Call Number
Information file - Bridges : Commissioners' Orders for Payment
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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-01 0504, Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
1 v. 40 cm.
Summary
One hardbound volume that lists amounts of money paid to employees, constables, aldermen, etc.; money appropriated for repairs to bridges; and money given for government functions (coroner's inquests, witness lists, etc.).
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Subjects
County government - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-01 0504, Archives North
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Commissioner's minute books

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18756
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
Drawer 3, Sec.2: #250
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Notes
Covers book #1 (1729-1770), book #2 (1770-1778), book #10 (1868-1873), (1926-1929).
See Archives RG-08-01-0101 for book #6 (1825-1833), book #7 (1834-1844), book #8 (1845-1860), book #9 (1861-1869).
Microfilm box labeled # 250.
Subjects
County government - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Microfilm
Call Number
Drawer 3, Sec.2: #250
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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-01 0101, Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
6 v. 33-41 cm.
Arrangement of Material
Arranged chronologically.
Contents
v. 005. 1825-1833 -- v. 010. 1834-1844 -- v. 015. 1845-1861 -- v. 020. 1861-1868 -- v. 025. 1873-1876 -- v. 030. 1891-1897.
Summary
Volumes contain the minutes of the meetings of the county commissioners, including names of commissioners present at each meeting, motions raised, statements from assessors and treasurer, and other business. Each entry is signed by the clerk.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Subjects
County government - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-01 0101, Archives North
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Commissioners' orders for payment

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo13491
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-01 0510, Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
70 boxes.
Notes
Orders may be searched on the Q&A database.
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Summary
Canceled orders issued by the commissioners for payment by treasurer showing date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of county commissioners. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Subjects
County government - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-01 0510, Archives North
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Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Call Number
RG 08-01 0372, Archives North
Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Board of County Commissioners of Lancaster County.
Physical Description
6 v. 38 cm.
Contents
v. 1. 1834 -- v. 2. 1834 -- v. 3. 1835 -- v. 4. 1838 -- v. 5. 1839 -- v. 6. 1840.
Summary
Six soft-cover volumes that list taxes collected from each township in Lancaster County. Listed by civil division, each entry includes exonerations, commissions, and balances. Handwritten.
Rights
May not be photocopied.
Notes
Finding aid in the repository: Local government records.
Subjects
Tax collection - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Tax remission - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Additional Corporate Author
Lancaster County (Pa.) Board of County Commissioners.
Location
Lancaster History Archive - Government Record
Call Number
RG 08-01 0372, Archives North
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