Daybook, Ledger, and Minute Book Collection, Series 2 Attorneys

Call Number:  MG-266,  Series 2  Attorneys, etc.

2 boxes     9 folders     1 cubic ft.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 7

Description:  This series contains business records for attorneys in Lancaster County. The records include case notes, docket books, legal forms, and an account book.

Creator:  Lancaster County Historical Society (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 otherwise specified at the item level.


Box 1

Folder 1  Coyle and Keller Account Book.  1902-1907.

Folder 2  Case Book of Rudolph Shenk, Lancaster.  1860-1864.

Folder 3  A. Herr Smith, Lawyer.  1847.

Folder 4  A. Herr Smith, Attorney’s Case Record Book.  1856-1865. A. Herr Smith was born in Manor Twp. in 1815. Smith was a student of Lititz Academy, Franklin Institute and Harrington College, and graduated from Dickinson College in 1840. He was admitted to the bar in 1842, and in 1845 he was elected to the State Senate and served through 1848, supporting bills for common-school and the “Rights of Married Women.” He was still an active member of the Lancaster Bar in 1883.  (Ellis & Evans, 238+)

Folder 5  Docket Book of Alderman Van Camp, Lancaster, Pa. 1857-1860. (See Ellis & Evans, 375)


Box 2

Folder 6  Galbraith Patterson’s Law Practice Logbook, 1801. (See Ellis & Evans, 245)

Folder 7  Book of handwritten legal forms. No date.

Folder 8  Notes of Litchfield Law Cases. (book is in poor condition) 1805.

Folder 9  Docket book of William Huestis Keller, President Judge of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. With biographical information. 1936-1937. Transferred from the Library, July 2004.