Hubley Collection, 1741-1864

Call number:  MG-2

6 boxes     84 folders     2.25 cu. ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 1

Description:  John Hubley and Joseph Hubley were Lancaster attorneys. The collection contains legal documents, case papers, family and military papers, wills, deeds, bills and receipts, indentures for servants and slaves, correspondence, petitions, and church-related information.

Creators:  Hubley family; LancasterHistory (Organization)

System of Arrangement:  The legal papers are arranged chronologically. Case papers are arranged alphabetically by surname of the plaintiff or defendant. Family papers are grouped by the family member’s name and chronologically within that name. Box 6 is arranged chronologically.

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:  Boxes 1 through 5 were donated by an unknown source. Box 6 is a compilation of individual manuscripts transferred from the Document Collection.

Related Materials:  Hubley Family File in the library.

Box 1

Legal Documents: 1741 to 1820, 1833. The arrangement of this series is by title of legal document. Within each file, documents are arranged chronologically.

Folder 1  Letters, 1781-1808  (10)

Folder 2  Court actions, depositions and narratives, 1766-1793  (17)

Folder 3  Court actions, depositions and narratives, 1794-1818  (29)

Folder 4  Mortgages, assignments and Powers of Attorney, 1757-1811  (16)

Folder 5  Indentures, bonds and wills, 1749-1812  (27)

Folder 6  Property deeds, leases and sales, 1761-1819  (23)

Folder 7  Bills and receipts, 1760-1783  (21)

Folder 8  Bills and receipts, 1784-1789  (24)

Folder 9  Bills and receipts, 1791-1797  (27)

Folder 10  Bills and receipts, 1800-1847  (19)

Folder 11  Promissory notes,  1741-1782  (19)

Folder 12  Promissory notes, 1783-1785  (22)

Folder 13  Promissory notes, 1786-1788  (24)

Folder 14  Promissory notes, 1789-1794  (17)

Folder 15  Promissory notes, 1797-1816  (28)

Folder 16  Summons, 1753-1820  (30)

Folder 17  Unsigned drafts and notes, no dates  (11)

Folder 18  Court decisions and transcripts, 1767-1811  (9)

Folder 19  Felonies and criminal cases, 1793-1812  (7)

Box 2

Legal Documents  (cont.)

Folder 20  Letters from Barbados, 1743-1748  (4)

Folder 21  Legal opinions and instructions, no dates  (20)

Folder 22  Legal opinions and instructions, no dates  (14)

Folder 23  Indentures of Servants and Slaves, 1741-1808  (17)

Folder 24  Blank legal forms.

Folder 25  Court Accounts, 1769-1786  (20)

Folder 26  Court Accounts, 1772-1788  (20)

Folder 27  Court Accounts, 1769-1795  (20)

Folder 28  Court Accounts, 1786-1819  (22)

Box 3

Unclassified: 1750-1864. No overall arrangement. Documents are grouped under the family member. Within each folder, documents are arranged chronologically.

Folder 29  Churches and ministers, 1786-1816  (6)

Folder 30  Military, 1717-1814  (15)

Folder 31  Unusual, whimsical and interesting papers, 1750-1818  (32)

Folder 32  Receipt Book, 1770-1820  (1)

Folder 33  German language papers, 1767-1864

Box 4

Case Papers: 1746 -1822. These papers are arranged alphabetically by the last name. In some situations, the person is either defendant or plaintiff. Within each case file, documents are arranged chronologically. Of interest in this collection would be Michael App’s Executive Docket when he was sheriff between November 1794 and November 1796 and Catherine Rieger’s attempt to obtain her inheritance in Germany.

Folder 34  App court case  (11)

Folder 35  John Barr  (10)

Folder 36  Adam Deshler  (9)

Folder 37  Polly Ferree  (7)

Folder 38  Caleb Foulke     (41)

Folder 39  Thomas Franklin (6)

Folder 40  John Fromberger (21)

Folder 41  Graff and Burd  (12)

Folder 42  Herr  (23)

Folder 43  Hoofnagle-Hufnagle (24)

Folder 44  Owen Jones, Jr.  (28)

Folder 45  Kepple  (7)

Folder 46  Kendig [Kindig] & Adam Thomas (2)

Folder 47  Ludwig Lauman  (17)

Folder 48  Warder, Parker and Company & John Musser  (4)

Folder 49  Andrew Porter  (6)

Folder 50  Catharine Rieger (7)

Folder 51  Estate of Dr. Jacob Rieger [Reiger]  (50)

Folder 52  Steinman  (19)

Folder 53  Wagner  (23)

Folder 54  Yeates  (5)

Folder 55  Yeiser [Yaiser] & Weaver (18)

Folder 56  Zantzinger  (26)

Box 5

Family papers: 1762-1821. There is no overall arrangement. Documents are grouped under the family member. Within each folder, documents are arranged chronologically.

Folder 57  Michael Hubley  (13)

Folder 58  Joseph Hubley business letters  (11)

Folder 59  Joseph Hubley business letters  (22)

Folder 60  Joseph Hubley business letters  (15)

Folder 61  Joseph Hubley business letters  (16)

Folder 62  Joseph Hubley business letters  (7)

Folder 63  Joseph Hubley business letters  (17)

Folder 64  Joseph Hubley personal and estate papers  (19)

Folder 65  Joseph Hubley personal and estate papers  (18)

Folder 66  John Hubley business letters  (32)

Folder 67  John Hubley business letters  (19)

Folder 68  John Hubley personal papers  (31)

Folder 69  John Hubley personal papers  (13)

Folder 70  John Hubley personal papers  (29)

Folder 71  John Hubley personal papers  (40)

Folder 72  John Hubley Black Horse Farm  (36)

Folder 73  John Hubley bills incurred by his son  (21)

Folder 74  John Hubley, leases and properties  (22)

Folder 75  John Hubley, leases and properties  (13)

Folder 76  John Hubley, leases and properties    (23)

Folder 77  Frederick Hubley  (5)

Folder 78  George Hubley  (2)

Folder 79  Adam Hubley  (15)

Box 6

Papers from the Document Collection that have been added to this collection because they are relevant.

Folder 80  Joseph Hubley manuscripts.  Guardian appointments, petitions, receipts, indenture, etc. 1764-1794.  (14)

Folder 81  Joseph Hubley manuscripts.  Guardian appointments, petitions, receipts, indenture, etc. 1795-1808.  (9)

Folder 82  Col. Adam Hubley manuscripts.  Accounts, correspondence. 1769-1781.  (7)

Folder 83  Col. Adam Hubley manuscripts.  Accounts, correspondence. 1782-1791.  (11)

Folder 84  Cpt. George Hubley manuscript.  List of military clothing returned [Revolutionary War]. 1778.   (1)