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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1769 F001 B
Date Range
1769
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Date Range
1769
Year
1769
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Statement, Financial
Language
English
Condition
Stable
Object ID
AdAcct 1769 F001 B
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
Barber, Hannah. Administrator.
1 item, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1820 #010
Date Range
1820
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Admin/Biographical History
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
Date Range
1820
Year
1820
Creator
County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives North
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Alword, John
Amerson, John
Anderson, Frances
Anderson, Maria
Barber, Robert
Barnett, John
Bear, Martin
Bennet, Isaac
Bevor, Daniel
Borres, Thomas
Botter, Henry
Broom, John
Brown, William
Carter, Charles
Christian, Henry
Cocey, James
Copeland, Isaac
Corren, Catherine
Corren, John
Crayton, James
Crowley, John
Cummens, Williams
Derr, Jacob
Dugles, John
Durham, John
Evans, John
Fultz, Mary
Gallaher, Robert
Garner, William
Glaseo, Abner
Graham, Thomas
Green, John
Griffeth, John
Griffeth, Thomas
Groen, Samuel
Hamilton, Andrew
Hood, Samuel
Hope, John
Hydon, George
Johnson, Thomas
Kanadey, Matthew
Kerfoot, Richard
Kimber, Emmor
Lackey, Peter
Lambert, Benjamin
Leck, Margaret
Lynch, Biddy
Lynch, Elonor
Lynch, Hannah
Lytle, William
McCardle, Peter
McCartey, David
McDonald, Hugh
McIntine, John
McKutchen, David
McMachen, John
McNeel, James
Mills, Jacob
Mooney, John
Morton, James
Mullen, John
Murrey, Daniel
Murrey, Henry
O'Donnell, James
Parker, James
Parker, Phebe
Point, Thomas
Porter, Morris
Reaves, Jacob
Reaves, Joseph
Richardson, Henry
Rodgers, James
Rodney, James
Ruth, John
Shreder, Ludwig
Smith, Joseph
Smith, Sophia
Stanes, Thomas
Still, Aaron
Stout, Daniel
Thomas, George
Thompson, John
Vandike, Jacob
Williamson, Stephen
Wobberton, Job
Young, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Prisoners
Search Terms
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Fees
Incarcerated persons
Lancaster
Persons of color
Prisons
Women
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Order for Payment
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1820 #010
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Prison.
Jail fees and expenses for prisoners 1 JAn to 1 April 1820.
Barber, Robert. Jailor.
Smith, Joseph. Person of color.
Vandike, Jacob. Person of color.
Carter, Charles. Person of color.
Crowley, John.
Murrey, Daniel.
Morton, James. Person of color.
Barnett, John.
Mooney, John.
McDonald, Hugh.
Evans, John.
Crayton, James.
Bear, Martin.
Kanadey, Matthew.
Still, Aaron.
Cocey, James. Person of color.
Hydon, George.
Wobberton, Job.
Anderson, Frances. Person of color.
Dugles, John.
Durham, John.
Lambert, Benjamin.
Glaseo, Abner. Person of color.
Anderson, Maria. Person of color.
Brown, William. Person of color.
Thomas, George. Person of color.
Thompson, John. Person of color.
Smith, Sophia. Person of color.
Cummens, Williams.
ODonneld, James.
Amerson, John.
Murrey, Henry. Person of color.
Griffeth, John.
Richardson, Henry.
Garner, William.
Graham, Thomas.
Borres, Thomas. Person of color.
Rodney, James.
Corren, John.
Corren, Catherine.
Lynch, Hannah.
Lynch, Elonor.
Point, Thomas.
\Griffeth, Thomas.
Lytle, William.
McNeel, James.
McKutchen, David.
Kimber, Emmor.
Kimber, _____.
Alword, John.
McIntine, John.
Green, John. Person of color.
Young, Henry.
Parker, James. Person of color.
Parker, Phebe. Person of color.
Hope, John. Person of color.
Kerfoot, Richard.
Fultz, Mary.
Williamson, Stephen.
Stout, Daniel. Person of color.
Johnson, Thomas.
Derr, Jacob.
Broom, John.
Reaves, Joseph.
Reaves, Jacob.
McMachen, John.
Christian, Henry.
Mullen, John.
Hamilton, Andrew.
Shreder, Ludwig.
Mills, Jacaob.
Rodgers, James.
McCartey, David.
Groen, Samuel. Person of color.
McCardle, Peter.
Hood, Samuel.
Gallaher, Robert.
Ruth, John.
Bevor, Daniel.
Stanes, Thomas. Person of color.
Lynch, Biddy.
Leck, Margaret.
Porter, Morris.
Copeland, Isaac.
Bennet, Isaac. Person of color.
Lackey, Peter.
Botter, Henry.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1821 #341
Date Range
1821
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date Range
1821
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Year
1821
Creator
County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives North
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Prisons
Occupations
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Order for Payment
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1821 #341
Box Number
001
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Clothing and blankets for the jail.
Barber, Robert. Jailor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F001
Date Range
1820
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
1820
Year
1820
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Graham, Thomas
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: accessory to murder
Jailors
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F001
Box Number
002
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 being an accessory to murder.
Petitioner: Graham, Thomas.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
165.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F002
Date Range
1820
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
1820
Year
1820
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Brown, William
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Jailors
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F002
Box Number
002
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
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
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
166.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F003
Date Range
1820
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
1820
Year
1820
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Leibley, Julianna
Leipler, Julianna
Leibley, Matthias
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: threatening to take the life of her husband
Charge: robbery
Jailors
Petitions
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F003
Box Number
002
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
Or Leipler, Julianna.
Charged for threatening to take the life of her husband, Matthias Liebley, and for robbing him of $100.00.
Petitioner: Leibley, Julianna.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
167.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Abram Boston
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F004
Date Range
1820
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Abram Boston
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
1820
Year
1820
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Barber, Robert
Boston, Abraham
Boston, Abram
Buckly, Henry
Kenode, Jacob
Toogood, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Habeas corpus
African Americans--History
Search Terms
Affidavits
Charge: suspicion of being a runaway enslaved person
Commitment papers
Enslaved persons
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Runaway enslaved persons
Runaways
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F004
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
002
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
Or Boston, Abraham.
Alias William Toogood.
Person of color.
Charged with suspicion of being a runaway enslaved person.
Petitioner: Boston, Abram.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 2 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
169.000
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.
Documents

Habeas_1820_F004.pdf

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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F005
Date Range
1820
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
1820
Year
1820
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Lynch, Bernard
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: taking the Lord's name in vain
Charge: cursing
Jailors
Executions
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F005
Box Number
002
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 taking the name of God in vain and for curses.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Execution.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
170.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Jacob Wise
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F007
Date Range
1820
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Jacob Wise
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
1820
Year
1820
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Barber, Robert
Hall, Stephen
Thomas, Abner
William
Wise, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Charge: suspicion of being a runaway
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Runaways
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F007
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
002
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
Alias William.
Person of color.
Charged with suspicion of being a runaway.
Peitioner: Thomas, Abner.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 3 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
172.000
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.
Documents

Habeas_1820_F007.pdf

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Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1821 F001
Date Range
1821
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
1821
Year
1821
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Kain, James
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Jailors
Habeas corpus
Notes
Bail
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1821 F001
Box Number
002
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
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and a note about bail money.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
174.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
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