Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Vol. 3

Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Vol. 3 : A History, 1623-1923 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Vol. 3: A History, 1623-1923 By the Act of April 13, 1791, 3 Sm. L., 33, the Second Judicial Dis triet consisted of the counties of Chester, Lancaster, York and Dauphin, and in 1800, Cumberland and Adams were added to it. By the Act of February 24, 1806, 4 Sm. L., 270, the district consisted of the coun ties of Lancaster, York and Dauphin, and Lebanon county was added to it by the Act of February 16, 1813, P. L. 67, but by the Act of February 6, 1815, P. L. 22, Lebanon and Dauphin counties were transferred to the new Twelfth Judicial District, leaving the Second Judicial District to consist of the counties of Lancaster and York. By the Act of April II, 1835, P. L. 197, York and Adams counties were made a separate district, since which date Lancaster county has been the only county in the Second District. Sketches of all the judges of the Second Judicial District have been written and published by Hon. Charles I. Landis, the present president judge of that district, which are given herewith through the kind permis sion of Judge Landis. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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