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Organization of the Supreme Court of Pennsyl

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CHIEF JUSTICE-110n. Daniel Agnew. Term expires 1st Mon

day of December, 1878. JUSTICES — Hon. George Sharswood. Term expires 1st Monday

of December, 1882. Hon. Henry W. Williams. Term expires 1st Mon

day of December, 1881.
lion. Ulysses Mercur. Term expires 1st Monday of

December, 1887.
Hon. Isaac G. Gordon, Term expires 1st Monday of

December, 1888.
llon. Edward M. Paxson. Term expires 1st Monday

of January, 1896. lion. Warren J. Woodward. Term expires 1st Mon

day of January, 1896. PROTIIONOTARY--Bonj. E. Fletcher, Esq., Eastern District.

Robert Snodgrass, Esq., Middle District.
J. Bowman Sweitzer, Esq., Western District.

C. J. Cummings, Esq., Northern District.
TIE PLACES AND TIME FOR HOLDING COURT.
At Philadelphia, commencing 1st Monday of January.
At Harrisburg, commencing 1st Monday of May.
At Pittsburg, commencing 1st Monday of October.
At Sunbury, commencing 3ů Monday of September.

JUDGES.

JUDGES OF THE DISTRICT COURTS.
PHILADELPHIA.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY.
Court No.1-Joseph Allison, President-Thomas Ewing.

Wm. S. Pierce, Associate --J.M. Kirkpatrick,
Craig Biddle.

J. W. F. White,
Court No.2-J. I. Clarke IIare,

Edwin H. Stowe,
Jas. T. Mitchell,

F. II, Collier.
Jos, T. Pratt.

CAMBRIA COUNTY.
Court No. 3-Jas. R. Ludlow,

John F. Barnes.
Thos. K. Finletter,

James Lynd.
Court No.4-M. R. Thayer,

Amos Briggs,
Thos, R. Elcock.

JUDGES OF ORPHANS' C r's.
PHILADELPHIA.

ALLEGII ENY.
William B. Hanna,

W. G. Hawkins, Jr. T. Bradford Dwight,

LUZERNE. Dennis W. O'Brien.

Daniel L. Rheme.

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PRESIDENT JUDGES OF THE COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS.

DISTRICTS

NAME.

POST OFFICE.

1.. 2. 3. 4. 5.. 6. 7. 8.. 9. 10.. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23 24. 25. 26. 27. 28.

Joseph Allison ..
John B. Livingston
Oliver A. Meyers
Henry W. Williams.
James P. Sterrett..
John P. Vincent..
Richard Watson
Wm. M. Rockefeller
M. C. Herman
James A. Logan
Garrick M. Harding.
John J. Pearson
Paul D. Morrow
A. E. Wilson
William Butler
Wm. M. Hall
Ebenezer M'Junkin
Wm.P. Jenks.
Robert J. Fisher..
Joseph C. Bncher.
Cyrus L. Pershing..
Charles P. Waller
Jeremiah Hagenman
John Dean
Charles A. Mayer.
Wm. Elwell...
A. W. Acheson
John Trunkey.
James Gamble
Walter H. Lowrie
A. Brower Longaker
Thomas J. Clayton
Jackson Boggs
Ferris B. Streeter
A. M'Dermitt
Henry Hice
L. D. Wetmore.
Henry P. Ross
D. Watson Rowe.
Jolin P. Blair
Benjamin F. Junkin
William M Clean.
S. H. Dreher.
Thomas J. Ingham

ASSOCIATE LAW JUDGES.
D. W. Patterson .....
S. F. Wilson
E. L. Dana
John Handley
R. M. Henderson
James Breeden..
Pere L. Wickes
Thomas H. Walker..
A.S. Sassaman
John H. Orvis

Philadelphia. Lancaster. Easton. Wellsboro'. Pittsburg. Erie. Doylestown. Sunbury. Carlisle. Greensburg. Wilkesbarre, Harrisburg Towanda. Uniontown. West Chester. Bedford. Butler. Brookville. York. Lewisburg. Pottsville. Honesdale. Reading. Hollidaysburg. Lock Haven, Bloomsburg. Washington. Franklin. Williamsport. Meadville. Allentown. Media. Kittanning. Montrose, Mercer. Beaver. Warren. Norristown. Chambersburg. Indiana. New Bloomfield. Gettysburg. Stroudsburg. Laporte.

29. 30.

31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 38. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44...

2. 4.. 11 11 12. 17 19.

Lancaster. Wellsboro'. Wilkesbarre. Scranton. Lebanon. Newcastle. York. Pottsville, Reading: Bellefonte.

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23.. 25.

ORGANIZATION OF COUNTIES.

Names and date, day, month and year of the erection of the

several counties of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the territory from which they were formed; the three first counties which were formed, to wit: Philadelphia, Bucks and Chester, were established at the first settlement of the Province of Pennsylvania, and formed the only original counties of all that territory of which the now great State is formed, comprised of sixty-six counties, as follows, viz: 1. Adams, January 22, 1800, formed of a part of York. 2. Allegheny, September 24, 1788, formed of a part of Westmore

land and Washington. 3. Armstrong, March 12, 1800, formed of a part of Allegheny,

Westmoreland and Lycoming. 4. Beaver, March 12, 1805, formed of a part of Allegheny and

Washington. 5. Bedford, March 9, 1771, formed of a part of Cumberland. 6. Berks, March 11, 1752, formed of a part of Philadelphia, Ches

ter and Lancaster. 7. Blair, February 26, 1846, formed of a part of Huntingdon and

Bedford. 8. Bradford, February 21, 1810, formed of a part of Luzerne and

Lycoming. * 9. Bucks, one of the original counties of the Province. † 10. Butler, March 12, 1800, formed of a part of Allegheny. 11. Cambria, March 26, 1804, formed of a part of Huntingdon,

Somerset and Bedford. 12. Cameron, March 29, 186), formed of a part of Clinton, Elk,

M'Kean and Potter. 13. Carbon, March 13, 1843, formed of a part of Northampton and

Monroe. 14. Centre, February 13, 1800, forined of a part of Minin, North

umberland, Lycoming and Huntingdon. * Previous to March 24, 1812, this county was called Ontario, but its name was changed to Bradford on that day.

tBucks county was one of the three original counties established at the first settlement of the Province of Pennsylvania; the other two being Philadelphia and Chestex. See Votes of the Assembly, Vol. I.

15. Chester, one of the original counties established at the first

settlement of the Provinces, 16. Clarion, March 11, 1839, formed of a part of Venango and

Armstrong 17. Clearfield, March 26, 1804, formed of a part of Lycoming and

Northumberland. 18. Clinton, June 21, 1839, formed of a part of Lycoming and

Centre. 19. Columbia, March 22, 1813, formed of a part of Northumber

land. 23. Crawford, March 12, 1800, formed of a part of Allegheny. 21. Cumberland, January 27, 1750, formed of a part of Lancaster. 22. Dauphin, March 4, 1785, formed of a part of Lancaster. 23. Delaware, September 26, 1789, formed of a part of Chester. 24. Elk, April 18, 1813, formed of a part of Jefferson, Ciearfield

and M'Kean. 25. Erie, March 12, 1800, formed of a part of Allegheny. 25. Fayette, September 26, 1783, formed of a part of Westmore

land. 27. Forest, April 11, 1913, formed from a part of Jefferson and

Venango.* 23. Franklin, September 9, 1784, formed from a part of Cumber

land. 29. Fulton, April 19, 1850, fromed from a part of Bedford. 30. Greene, February 9, 1796, formed from a part of Washington. 31. Huntingdon, September 20, 1787, formed from a part of Bed

ford. 32. Indiana, March 30, 1803, formed from a part of Westmoreland

and Lycoming. 33. Jefferson, March 26, 1894, formed from a part of Lycoming. 34. Juniata, March 2, 1831, formed from a part of Mifflin. 35. Lancaster, May 10, 1729, formed from a part of Chester. 36. Lawrence, March 25, 1850, formed from a part of Beaver and

Mercer. 37. Lebanon, February 16, 1813, formed from a part of Darphin

and Lancaster. 38. Lehigh, March 6, 1812, formed from a part of Northumber

land. 39. Luzerne, September 25, 1786,. formed from a part of North

umberland. 49. Lycoming, April 13, 1796, formed from a part of Northumber

land.

* Part of Venango added by act approved October 31, 1866.

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