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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Ephraim Malson
Object ID
Habeas 1827 F006
Date Range
1827
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Ephraim Malson
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
1827
Year
1827
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Bonham, Samuel C.
Brunner, Henry
Champneys, B.
Dale, Samuel
Dritt, Jacob
Malson, Ephraim
Mosher, Joseph
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Habeas corpus
African Americans--History
Search Terms
Affidavits
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1827 F006
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 In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.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
Person of color.
Petitioner: Malson, Ephraim.
Filed against: White, William. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
Copy of commitment paper.
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
238.000
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 Paper of Jonathan Petz
Object ID
Habeas 1827 F007
Date Range
1827
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Jonathan Petz
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
1827
Year
1827
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Bonham, Samuel C.
Chew, Jacob
Dale, Samuel
Dritt, Jacob
Franklin, Walter
Hopkins, Jere
Johnson, William
Jones, Jesse
Jones, Thomas
Mosher, Joseph
Petz, Jonathan
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Charge: forcible entry
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1827 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
Also: Chew, Jacob; Johnson, William; Jones, Thomas; Jones, Jesse; Hopkins, Jere.
Persons of color.
Charged with forcible entry.
Petitioners: Petz, Jonathan; Chew, Jacob; Johnson, William; Jones, Thomas; Jones, Jesse; Hopkins, Jere.
Filed against: White, William. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
Copy of commitment paper.
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
239.000
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

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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Fanny Cross
Object ID
Habeas 1829 F001
Date Range
1829
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Fanny Cross
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
1829
Year
1829
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Cross, Fanny
Franklin, Walter
Howard, Elizabeth
Howard, Jacob
Vance, Joseph
Whitehill, John M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Farmers
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Servants
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1829 F001
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
Servant.
[Person of color].
Petitioner: Howard, Jacob.
Filed against: Whitehill, John M. His occupation: farmer.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 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
247.000
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 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.
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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.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1821 F003
Date Range
1821
  1 document  
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
Harlan, Jonathan
Fuller, Daniel
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Jailors
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1821 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
Petitioner: Fuller, Daniel.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
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
176.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Philip Weading
Object ID
Habeas 1822 F010
Date Range
1822
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Philip Weading
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
1822
Year
1822
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Boyd, Samuel
Dale, Samuel
Heinitsh, Augustus
Henry, William
Henry, William M.
Weading, Philip
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Charge: runaway
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Runaways
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1822 F010
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
Person of color.
Charged as a runaway.
Petitioner: Henry, William.
Filed against: Heinitsh, Augustus. 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
196.000
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 Paper of Dennis
Object ID
Habeas 1823 F006
Date Range
1823
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Dennis
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
1823
Year
1823
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Daniel, William
Dennis
Heinitsh, August
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1823 F006
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
Person of color.
Petitioner: Daniel, William.
Filed against: Heinitsh, August. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
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
207.000
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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