Daybook, Ledger, and Minute Book Collection, Series 5 Municipal Records

Call Number:  MG-266,  Series 5 Municipal Records

2 boxes     7 folders     1 cubic ft.

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 7

Description:  This series contains records of municipalities in Lancaster County. The records include account books, daybooks, ledgers, and personal records.

Creator: (Lancaster, Pa.); 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.

Custodial History:  These volumes were formerly in Series 6 Municipal Records.


Box 1

Folder 1  Revenue book during office of Alex H. Hood. 1862-1863.

Folder 2  Revenue book during office of Alex H. Hood. 1864-1866.

Folder 3  Record book of James Hanna, Justice of the Peace of Lancaster County. Little Britain Twp. 1834-1862.


Folder 4  Record book of Ed Gardner, copy of the Lancaster County Bridge Docket. 1933.

Insert 1  Information about Ed Gardner.

Insert 2  Photograph of bridge construction.

Insert 3  Photocopies of newspaper articles.

Insert 4  Newspaper clippings from record book. (Please use photocopies in Insert 3.)


Folder 5  Account book of Supervisors of the Highways of Lancaster Twp. and Lancaster Borough. 1764-1818.





Box 2


Folder 6  Index showing name, date and amount paid. Could be fees associated with the court, county office or Justice of the Peace. (poor condition—text block is loose and spine is missing) 1886-1888. Gift of Mrs. Ruth Graves Hill, June 1995.


Folder 7  Excise book kept by Arthur Patterson, who collected taxes on wine and spirits in Lancaster County, 1746-1753, 1756. Also contains notations regarding cider payments, 1766-1767; personal accounts, 1804-1805; and loose fragments of pages containing excise accounts, 1744-1745. Transferred from the Pennsylvania State Archives, March 2012. (This volume was microfilmed by the State Archives.)