Tobias Stoneman financial papers
Scope and Contents
Inventories, indenture to tenant farmers, security bonds, bills (nursing, housekeeping, and construction), public agreements, accounts against the estate and receipts of Tobias Stoneman of Lancaster County, Pa. ‡b Includes two documents signed by William Henry, treasurer of Lancaster County, Superintendent of Arms and Accoutrements, North Continental Army, and delegate to the Continental Congress.
- Created: 1763-1792
- Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1985
- Stoneman, Tobias (Person)
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Seems to have descended from Christian Herr, Jr., sawmiller, to John Herr Smith to Rudy Herr (John's grandson), who sold the papers at an auction during the summer of 1986.
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Friends of Ganser Library
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Originally processed as MG17 in 1991
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