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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F003
Date Range
1826
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
1826
Year
1826
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Pettit, Eman
Dale, Samuel
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Sheriffs
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1826 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: Dale, Samuel.
Filed against: White, William. His occupation: sheriff.
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
228.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F004
Date Range
1826
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
1826
Year
1826
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Jones, Samuel
Gale, James H.
Hambright, Charles
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Jailors
Affidavits
Warrants
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F004
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: Gale, James H.
Filed against: Hambright, Charles. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
Copy of warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
229.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F005
Date Range
1826
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
1826
Year
1826
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Stephens, Mary
Briceland, Mary
Hambright, Charles
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: neglect
Jailors
Affidavits
Warrants
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1826 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
Formerly Briceland, Mary.
Charged with neglect.
Petitioner: Stephen, Mary
Filed against: Hambright, Charles. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
Copy of warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
230.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F006
Date Range
1826
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
1826
Year
1826
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Daly, Thomas
Daly, John
Gale, James H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Enlistment
Captain, United States Army
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F006
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
Enlistment.
Petitioner: Daly, John.
Filed against: Gale, James H. His occupation: Captain, United States Army.
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
231.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1827 F002
Date Range
1827
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
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
Whipper, Mary
Whipper, Benjamin
Evans, David
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Servants
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Objections
Opinions
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1827 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
Servant.
Petitioner: Whipper, Benjamin.
Filed against: Evans, David.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
Objection.
Opinion.
5 items, 6 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
234.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1827 F003
Date Range
1827
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
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
Fourman, John
Gale, James H.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Enlistment
Captain, United States Army
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1827 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
Enlistment.
Petitioner: Fourman, John.
Filed against: Gale, James H. His occupation: Captain, 1st Regiment, United States Infantry.
Affidavit.
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
235.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1827 F005
Date Range
1827
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
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
Faustenaur, John
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bills
Sheriffs
Petitions
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1827 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
Bill of costs.
Petitioner: Faustenaur, John.
Filed against: White, William. His occupation: High Sheriff of Lancaster County.
Petition includes copy of detainer.
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
237.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
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.
Documents

Habeas_1827_F006.pdf

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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

Habeas_1827_F007.pdf

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Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1827 F008
Date Range
1827
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
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
Sweigart, John
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Sheriffs
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1827 F008
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: Sweigart, John.
Filed against: White, William. His occupation: High Sheriff of Lancaster County.
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
240.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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