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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1803 F035 QS
Date Range
1803/08
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Date Range
1803/08
Year
1803
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Breneman, Samuel
McGinley, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1803 F035 QS
Additional Notes
Habeas Corpus.
Additional name: James McGinley.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
MAY 1806 F025 QS
Date Range
1806/05
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Date Range
1806/05
Year
1806
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Lefever, Henry
Eckman, Henry
Eckman, Hester
Eckman, Peter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAY 1806 F025 QS
Additional Notes
Habeas corpus, regarding custody of Henry Eckman and Hester Eckman, children of Peter Eckman, deceased.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1807 F002 QS
Date Range
1807/04
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Date Range
1807/04
Year
1807
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
McCullough, William
Johnson, Sarah
McCullough, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Little Britain Twp.
Servants
Place
Little Britain Twp.
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1807 F002 QS
Additional Notes
Habeas Corpus, Sarah Johnson, African-American, discharged servant of George McCullough, deceased.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1801 F011 QS
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1801
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Hawthorn, Samuel
Rollins, Molly
Smith, Harry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Habeas corpus
Affidavits
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1801 F011 QS
Additional Notes
Request for habeas corpus for release of Molly Rollins, made by Harry Smith.
Habeas corpus awarded.
Affidavit.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Letter from Bartram Galbraith to Jasper Yeates
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F005_In03_It03
Date Range
1800/08/27
  1 document  
Collection
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 Documents, Images, Ephemera
Title
Letter from Bartram Galbraith to Jasper Yeates
Description
Return of habeas corpus submitted by Bartram Galbraith to Jasper Yeates, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, regarding three persons of color, David "Davy", Sarah "Sall" (daughter of Charity), and Charity, servants or enslaved persons of Samuel Scott. The document confirms Galbraith's purchase of Davy and Sall, or of their remaining time of servitude.
Date Range
1800/08/27
Creation Date
27 August 1800
Creator
Galbraith, Bertram Gillespie, 1738-1804
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives South
Storage Wall
Side 04
Storage Container
Series 02, Box 0001
People
Charity
David "Davy"
Galbraith, Bertram Gillespie
Sarah "Sall"
Scott, Samuel
Yeates, Jasper
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Slaveholders--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County
Slavery--Pennsylvania--Lancaster County
Search Terms
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Return of habeas corpus
Slaveholders
Slavery
Extent
1 item, 2 pages to scan
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Object ID
MG0184_S02_F005_In03_It03
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
George Steinman Papers, Series 1 (MG0184_S01) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/786b3ffc-7908-40de-9362-817467455650
George Steinman Papers, Series 2 (MG0184_S02) https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/6c7e11c6-f3ca-469c-891a-145832196710
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), George Steinman Papers (MG0184), Series 2, Object ID, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. URL if applicable. Date accessed (day, month, year).
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment--contact Research@LancasterHistory.org prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact Research@LancasterHistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish.
LancasterHistory retains the rights to the digital images and content presented. The doctrine of fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the copyright holder. Fair use includes comment, criticism, teaching, and private scholarship. Any images and data downloaded, printed or photocopied for these purposes should provide a citation. All other uses beyond those allowed by fair use require written permission.
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Credit
Courtesy of LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Other Numbers
MG-184, Series 2
Other Number
MG-184, Series 2, Folder 5, Insert 3, Item 3
Classification
MG0184
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 30 August 2022.
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1809 F063 QS
Date Range
1809/08
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Date Range
1809/08
Year
1809
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Black, John
Huston, John
Huston, Margaret
Caldwell, John
Morrison, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Habeas corpus
Apprentices
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1809 F063 QS
Additional Notes
Habeas corpus, for the body of John Huston, apprentice.
Recognizance, charged with assault and battery on Margaret Huston.
Additional names: John Caldwell, John Morrison.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F001
Date Range
1800
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Admin/Biographical History
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, Freedom Seekers, free persons of color, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees.
Date Range
1800
Year
1800
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Porter, Thomas
Sweigart, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Indentured apprentices
Apprentices
Farmers
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Additional Notes
Indentured apprenticeship.
Filed against: Sweigart, John. His occupation: farmer.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
2.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of David
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F002
Date Range
1800
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of David
Admin/Biographical History
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, Freedom Seekers, free persons of color, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees.
Date Range
1800
Year
1800
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
David
Smoker, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Enslaved persons
Farmers
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F002
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Notes
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Additional Notes
Person of color.
Enslaved person.
Filed against: Smoker, Christian. His occupation: farmer.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment-contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish. There is no fee for publication.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Case Number
3.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F003
Date Range
1800
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Admin/Biographical History
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, Freedom Seekers, free persons of color, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees.
Date Range
1800
Year
1800
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
DeArmet, Michael
Kerr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Warrants
Commitment papers
Charge: horse stealing
Jailors
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F003
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Additional Notes
Charged with horse stealing.
Filed against: Kerr, John. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
4.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus paper of Peter Oliver
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F004
Date Range
1800
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus paper of Peter Oliver
Admin/Biographical History
A writ of habeas corpus is a procedure for obtaining a judicial determination of the legality of an individual's custody. This collection includes petitions for writs of habeas corpus and the writs themselves, showing the names of petitioners, persons to be brought to court, nature of dispute or alleged crime, dates of writs and accompanying documents, names of judges, and names of persons that the writs are filed against. Petitioners include indentured servants, Freedom Seekers, free persons of color, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees.
Date Range
1800
Year
1800
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Lehnert, Peter
Oliver, Peter
Stots, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Bills of sale
Discharge papers
Enslaved persons
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F004
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Lancaster County Archives has Habeas Corpus dockets:
1799-1978, ten volumes, record of writs of Habeas Corpus written.
1895-1983, 43 boxes, original petitions.
Notes
LancasterHistory is committed to preserving and providing access to materials chronicling Lancaster County's heritage. As a historical resource, this document reflects the racial prejudices and actions of the era. In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.
Additional Notes
Person of color.
Enslaved person.
Filed against: Lehnert, Peter.
Bill of sale.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
Discharge paper.
4 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images and transcriptions when available. Original documents may be used by appointment-contact research@lancasterhistory.org at least two weeks prior to visit.
Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish. There is no fee for publication.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Case Number
5.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Digitization of this document was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, PHMC Appl ID # 202010016624, 2020-2023.
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