Active Fire Company Records, 1808-1853

Call Number:  MG-518

1 box       3 folders     .25 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 11

Description:   This collection contains the minutes and a partial transcription of the minutes for the Active Fire Company of Lancaster.

Creator:  Active Fire Company (Lancaster, Pa.)

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Source unknown unless specified at the item level.

Administrative/Biographical History:  The Active Fire Company was established in 1791 or 1792. (Ellis & Evans, 388-389)

Custodial History:  These volumes were transferred from MG-266 Daybook and Ledger Collection, Series 4 on 10 March 2009.

Folder 1  Active Fire Company Minutes, Volume II, 1808-1853.

Folder 2  Partial transcription of the minute book in Folder 1, July 1808 to January 1810. (Transcribed by Millersville University intern, Fall 2006.)

Folder 3  Invitation to Jonas Dorwart for a meeting to be held at the home of Samuel Slaymaker. Lancaster. 16 June 1815.