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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by William S. Dickey
Object ID
JAN 1843 F004 ML
Date Range
1843/01
  1 document  
Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by William S. Dickey
Date Range
1843/01
Creation Date
January 1843
Year
1843
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Dickey, William S.
Ford, Thomas
Newlan, Garret
Rouch, Rudolph F.
Smith, Stephen
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Mechanics' liens
Search Terms
Columbia
Contractors
Dwellings
Houses
Mechanics' liens
Persons of color
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1843 F004 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
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 In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.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.
Dwelling.
Dickey, William S. Contractor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Copyright
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Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
JAN 1843 F004 ML
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1869 F017
Date Range
1869
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1869
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1869
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0009
People
Harnish, Christian
Harnish, Barbara
Harnish, Jacob K.
Mehaffy, Andrew
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Pequea Twp.
Place
Pequea Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1869 F017
Box Number
009
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Harnish, Barbara.
Administrators: Harnish, Jacob K.; Mehaffy, Andrew.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1844 F052 QS
Date Range
1844/08
  1 document  
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
1844/08
Year
1844
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Buch, Elias
Hornberger, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1844 F052 QS
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy with Mary Hornberger.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of David Goff
Object ID
Habeas 1841 F014
Date Range
1841
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of David Goff
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
1841
Year
1841
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0003
People
Champneys, Benjamin
Ford, George
Groff, David
Kidd, John
Mahan, James
Richardson, John
Roberts, A. E.
Roberts, T. L.
Van Camp, J. C.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Charge: stabbing
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Petitions
Sheriffs
Warrants
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1841 F014
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
003
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
Charged with stabbing John Richardson, a person of color.
Petitioner: Groff, David.
Filed against: Roberts, A. E. Occupation: sheriff.
Petition: includes copy of warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
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Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes. Pleae contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permission to publish. There is no publication fee.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Case Number
352.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1902 F049
Date Range
1902
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1902
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1902
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0020
People
Harmon, George W.
Harman, George
Harmon, LIzzie
Harman, George W. Jr.
Harman, David H.
Harman, Frederick
Harman, Annie
Ruch, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Columbia
Place
Columbia
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1902 F049
Box Number
020
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Second decedent: Harmon, Lizzie.
Renouncers: Harman, George W. Jr.; Harman, David H.; Harman, Frederick; Harman, Annie.
Administrator: Ruch, William.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1842 F003
Date Range
1842
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1842
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1842
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
People
Bretz, Anna Maria
Kinsy, Catharine
Bretz, William
Strickler, Barbara
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Warwick Twp.
Place
Warwick Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1842 F003
Box Number
004
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Kinsy, Catharine; Bretz, William; Strickler, Barbara.
Administrator: None.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
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Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1846 F012 M
Date Range
1846
  1 document  
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Title
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Date Range
1846
Year
1846
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0255
People
Meister, Henry
Shober, George B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Manheim Twp.
Object Name
Statement, Financial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1846 F012 M
Box Number
255
Additional Notes
Shober, George B. Administrator.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1894 F144
Date Range
1894
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1894
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1894
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0017
People
Smith, William
Smith, Lucy
Rettew, John M.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Ephrata Twp.
Place
Ephrata Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1894 F144
Box Number
017
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Smith, Lucy.
Administrator: Rettew, John M.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1895 F030
Date Range
1895
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1895
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1895
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0017
People
Ferrier, Mary
Ferrier, John
Humphreyville, Christianna
Hamilton, Elizabeth
Miller, Mary
Dodge, Elizabeth
Ferrier, Susan
Simpson, William
Boyle, Grace
Gunnion, John
Hamilton, Alfred
Simpson, Samuel
Carpenter, Laura
Humphreyville, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1895 F030
Box Number
017
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Ferrier, John; Humphreyville, Christianna; Hamilton, Elizabeth; Miller, Mary; Dodge, Elizabeth; Ferrier, Susan; Simpson, William; Boyle, Grace; Gunnion, John; Hamilton, Alfred; Simpson, Samuel; Carpenter, Laura.
Administrator: Humphreyville, John.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by Coleman Black and Co.
Object ID
DEC 1841 F047 ML
Date Range
1841/12
  1 document  
Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by Coleman Black and Co.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date filed.
Date Range
1841/12
Creation Date
December 1841
Year
1841
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Dellet, Adam
Devling, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Mechanics' liens
Search Terms
Coleman Black and Company
Contractors
Mechanics' liens
Persons of color
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
DEC 1841 F047 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
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
Building.
Coleman Black and Co., Contractor
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 publication fee.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
DEC 1841 F047 ML
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
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