Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Sovereign Lancaster Borough 1742 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Letters Patent Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1742 May 1, 1742 May 1, 1742 Letters Patent - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Lancaster, Township of (Lancaster)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Lancaster, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Lampeter, Township of (defunct)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Lancaster, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Manheim, Township of (Lancaster)
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part
Lancaster, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA-P
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Lancaster, Borough of (defunct) Borough (Provincial Charter)

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Letters Patent of March 4, 1681 (1 Pa. Stat. at Large App'x 303, No. 1), § 10 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lancaster County Deed Book v. B, p. 75 Sep 29, 1744 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Pennsylvania, Province of (defunct) Letters Patent: [Erecting the Town of Lancaster into a Borough] May 1, 1742

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Carey & Bioren 1803 The CHARTER of the Borough of LANCASTER. 6 Appendix 27–30