Leaman: Writings of Dr. John Leaman, 1842-1856


Call Number: MG-299

1 box     4 folders  

Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 8

Description: This collection contains Dr. John Leaman’s speeches that were made in Eastern Lancaster County between 1842 and 1856.

Creator: Leaman, John.

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: Gift of the estate of Dr. Walter J. Leaman, 5 December 1947.

Administrative History: Processed and finding aid prepared by KB, June 2014.


Folder 1 Speech given at the Paradise Lyceum is a resolution that the doctor has for the president pertaining to the 4th of July. 1842.

Report of the Committee Read at Paradise Lyceum. It is to investigate the mysteries of animal magnetism. 1842.


Folder 2 Address on History of Cedar Grove. This is the doctor’s handwritten history of the Presbyterian Church that was given to the congregation on the day the church edifice was dedicated. 1853.

Address delivered to Earl Union Lyceum “The Bible in the schools”. In the address the doctor gave his reason for why the Bible should be studied in school. 1856.


Folder 3 Address to the Ladies and Gentleman of the Caernarvon Academy. The address is about how we all have chooses to make and each choice can have a positive or negative effect on us. With the envelope in which documents were stored.


Folder 4 Address to the Ladies and Gentleman of the Earl Union Lyceum to lead in the religious services.