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Collection
Lancaster County Historical Government Records
Title
Habeas Corpus Docket
Object ID
RG 01-00 2313-005
Date Range
1799-1895
Collection
Lancaster County Historical Government Records
Title
Habeas Corpus Docket
Description
Record of habeas corpus proceedings, showing dates of issue and return, names of defendant and custodian of prisoner, nature of writ, time and place of delivery, and disposition. Incomplete index in the back of the docket. Handwritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of issue.
Date Range
1799-1895
Creation Date
1799-1895
Year Range From
1799
Year Range To
1895
Creator
Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas, Office of the Prothonotary
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives North
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Search Terms
Dockets
Habeas corpus
Incarcerated persons
Persons of color
Petitions
Writs
Extent
1 volume
Object Name
Docket
Language
English
Object ID
RG 01-00 2313-005
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Habeas Corpus Papers
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection, Title and Object ID, Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please request at Reference Desk or Research@LancasterHistory.org.
Copyright
Copies of historic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania government records held by LancasterHistory may be published without special permission. There is no fee for publication. Proper credit lines are encouraged in the interest of good documentation.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 03 Feb 2024.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1863 F004
Date Range
1863
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
1863
Year
1863
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Steigerwalt, Richard
Thomas, Corporal
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: desertion
Civil War
Habeas corpus
Petitions
Soldiers
United States Army
Object Name
Petition
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1863 F004
Box Number
008
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
Deserter.
Petitioner: Steigerwalt, Richard.
Filed against: Thomas, [ ]. Occupation: Corporal, U. S. Army.
Petition.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
1180.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
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
Less detail
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
Less detail
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
Less detail
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
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1844 F017 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
1844
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Cooper, Wesley
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Habeas corpus
Charge: larceny
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1844 F017 QS
Additional Notes
Habeas corpus; larceny.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1846 F057 QS
Date Range
1846/08
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
1846/08
Year
1846
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Hartman, David
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: assault and battery
Charge: robbery
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1846 F057 QS
Additional Notes
Habeas corpus; assault and battery; robbery.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1840 F014 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
1840
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Middleton, Robert W.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: assault and battery with intent to kill
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1840 F014 QS
Additional Notes
Habeas corpus.
Assault and battery with intent to kill.
4 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1840 F028 QS
Date Range
1840/08
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
1840/08
Year
1840
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Seitz, George W.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Habeas corpus
Charge: suspicion of theft
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1840 F028 QS
Additional Notes
Habeas corpus.
Suspicion of stealing.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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