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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1800
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Porter, Thomas
Sweigart, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Indentured apprentices
Apprentices
Farmers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F001
Case Number
2.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Indentured apprenticeship.
Filed against: Sweigart, John. His occupation: farmer.
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.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F002
Date Range
1800
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date Range
1800
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1800
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
David
Smoker, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Persons of color
Enslaved persons
Farmers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F002
Case Number
3.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives West
Container
001
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
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
Person of color.
Enslaved person.
Filed against: Smoker, Christian. His occupation: farmer.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
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.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F003
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1800
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
DeArmet, Michael
Kerr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Warrants
Commitment papers
Charge: horse stealing
Jailor
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F003
Case Number
4.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
001
Box Number
001
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 horse stealing.
Filed against: Kerr, John. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F004
Date Range
1800
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date Range
1800
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1800
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Oliver, Peter
Lehnert, Peter
Stots, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Persons of color
Enslaved persons
Bills of sale
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Discharge papers
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F004
Case Number
5.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Room
Archives West
Container
001
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
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
Person of color.
Enslaved person.
Filed against: Lehnert, Peter.
Bill of sale.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
Discharge paper.
4 items, 4 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.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F005
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1800
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Hosse, Henry William
Rose, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Indentured apprentices
Apprentices
Chemist
Druggists
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1800 F005
Case Number
6.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Indentured apprenticeship.
Filed against: Rose, John. His occupation: chemist and druggist.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1801 F001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1801
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Murray, Ann
Murray, Sarah
Palmer, Elizabeth
Murray, Elizabeth
Latta, Ann
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Depositions
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1801 F001
Case Number
7.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Also: Murray, Sarah.
Petitioner: Palmer, Elizabeth. Formerly Murray, Elizabeth.
Filed against: Latta, Ann.
Deposition.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1801 F002
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1801
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Reeves, Mary
Eckert, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Farmers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1801 F002
Case Number
8.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
001
Box Number
001
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: Eckert, George. His occupation: farmer.
Habeas corpus.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1802 F001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1802
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Rollins, Mary
Smith, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Laborer
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1802 F001
Case Number
10.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
001
Box Number
001
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: Smith, Henry. His occupation: laborer.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1804 F001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1804
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Brendle, Abraham
Trostel, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Indentured apprentices
Apprentices
Blacksmiths
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1804 F001
Case Number
11.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Indentured apprenticeship.
Blacksmith.
Filed against: Trostel, George.
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.
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1804 F002
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1804
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
King, Nancy
McGlaughlin, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Indentured servants
Servants
Farmers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1804 F002
Case Number
12.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Indentured servant.
Filed against: McGlaughlin, George. His occupation: farmer.
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.
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