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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F004 I013
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1825
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Myers, Jacob
Smith, John
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Rapho Twp.
Place
Rapho Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F004 I013
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: Jacob Myers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F009 I004
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1833
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Ackerman, Jacob
Hinkel, Jonathan
Smith, John
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F009 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional names: Jacob Ackerman and John Smith.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1802 F018 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1802
People
McEntire, Hughy
Cope, Caleb
Riddle, John
Kitch, Peter
Koch, Matthias
Smith, John
Bremer, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: suspicion of theft
Windsor Chair
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1802 F018 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged on suspicion of stealing a Windsor chair belonging to Caleb Cope.
Additional names: John Riddle, Peter Kitch, Matthias Koch, John Smith, John Bremer.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1803 F003 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1803
People
McKee, George
Kee, George B.
Kyle, James
Sampson
Haywood, Jonathan
Hunt, Charles
Johnston, Harry
Stahl, Abraham
Dempsey, William
McFadden, Thomas
Thomas, John
Barepo, Jemimah
Corbit, William
Padd
Baker, John A.
Keller, William
McCally, John
Smith, John
Friedricks, Abraham
England, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Prisoners
Prisons
Persons of color
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1803 F003 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Prison calendar.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
FEB 1804 F002 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1804
People
Mehaffy, James
Sharer, Henry
Burns, John
Phillips, James
Grove, John
Smith, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: fraud
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1804 F002 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with fraud.
Additional names: Henry Sharer, John Burns, James Phillips, John Grove, John Smith.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1804 F006 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1804
People
Smith, John
Graybill, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1804 F006 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
No date provided.
Note, recognizance of John Smith and John Graybill for the appearance of John Smith to testify.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1804 F033 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1804
People
Smith, John
Mehaffy, James
McLure, John
Hollinger, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1804 F033 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with assault and battery on James Mehaffy.
Additional names: John McLure, George Hollinger.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1805 F005 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1805
People
Mellinger, Christian
Smith, John
Nicholas, Frederick
Dick, Peter
McKantentis, Francis
Patterson, Peter
Pritz, George Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1805 F005 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Also: John Smith, Frederick Nicholas, Peter Dick, Francis McKantents.
Recognizance, charged with assault and battery on Peter Patterson.
Additional name: George Pritz Jr.
2 items, 2 pieces
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
MAY 1805 F006 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1805
People
Shober, John
Beidler, John
Sheller, Christian
Guster, Philip
Slough, Jacob
Moore, [ ]
Stoner, Jacob
Mener, Jacob
Smith, John
Laferty, James
Dreyer, Andrew
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Rapho Twp.
Hempfield Twp.
Cocalico Twp.
Tippling Houses
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAY 1805 F006 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Document labeled "Tippling House".
Rapho Twp.: John Shober, John Beidler, Christian Sheller.
Hempfield Twp.: Philip Guster, Jacob Slough, [ ] Moore, Jacob Stoner.
Conestoga Twp.: Jacob Mener.
Cocalico Twp.: John Smith.
Lancaster: James Laferty, Andrew Dreyer.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1805 F012 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1805
People
Smith, John
Williams, James
Whitaker, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: stealing
Watches
Affirmations
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1805 F012 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with stealing a watch, property of James Williams.
Affirmation of John Whitaker.
2 items, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1805 F016 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1805
People
Smith, John
Williams, James
Whitaker, John
Henry, John
Causland, Maxwell
Kenny, John
Conner, John
Dewes, Paul
Weiss, Elizabeth
Ehrman, Casper
McElroy, Daniel
Hamilton, James
Nisly, Daniel
Clark, James
Holl, John
Lewis, Richard
Dixler, Frederick
Sausman, Henry
Sawer, Jacob
Sawer, John
Riley, Edward
Youndt, Samuel
Miller, Samuel
Ash, John
Morrison, John
Kaffrode, Jacob
Laughren, James
Haas, Christian
Brenisen, George
Flinn, Luke
Jones, Peter
Zimmerman, Cornelius
Bricker, David Jr.
Goodhard, Jacob
Lutz, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: larceny
Charge: assault and battery
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Charge: tippling house
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1805 F016 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
List of recognizance.
John Smith, larceny, goods of James Williams.
John Henry, assault and battery on Maxwell McCausland.
Paul Dewes, fornication and battery on Elizabeth Weiss.
Daniel McElroy, assault and battery on James Hamilton.
Daniel Nisly, tippling house.
Richard Lewis, assault and battery on Samuel Youndt.
Samuel Miller, assault and battery on Hugh Ferguson.
John Morrison, assault and battery on Michael Dougherty.
James Laughren, tippling house.
Peter Jones.
David Bricker Jr.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
MAY 1806 F008 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1806
People
Smith, John
Henderson, William
Tryer, Andrew
Hartley, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: robbery
Examinations
Servants
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAY 1806 F008 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with feloniously robbing and carrying away money and clothing from the house of his master, William Henderson.
Examination,
Additional names: Andrew Tryer, George Hartley.
2 items, 2 pieces
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1807 F013 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1807
People
Hurder, John
Aleman, Charles
Atlee, Samuel
Smith, John
Shireman, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
African-American
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1807 F013 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
African-American.
Also: Charles Aleman.
Recognizance, charged with felony.
Additional names: Samuel Atlee, John Smith, Jacob Shireman.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1808 F012 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1808
People
McNanny, Archibald
Eichelberge, John
Eichelberge, Mrs.
Hollinger, George
Conn, Henry
Cassel, Henry
Smith, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Subpoena
Charge: larceny
Summons
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1808 F012 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Subpoena of John Eichelberge and Mrs. Eichelberge, defendant charged with larceny.
Summons of George Hollinger, Henry Conn, Henry Cassel, John Smith.
2 items, 2 pieces
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1817 F055 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1817
People
Smith, John
Johnson, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: murder
Jury lists
Jurors
Inquisitions
Warrants
Bill of costs
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1817 F055 QS
Case Number
10.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, murder of James Johnson.
List of jurors.
Inquisition.
Warrant.
Bill of costs.
5 items, 5 pieces
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1864 F10 I04
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1864
People
Filbert, John
Engle, Jacob L.
Smith, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Liquor License
Conoy Twp.
Place
Conoy Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1864 F10 I04
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
032
Box Number
032
Additional Notes
Known as Union Hotel.
Bond: Engle, Jacob L.; Smith, John.
14 Signatures in support of petition.
Receipt to keep a tavern.
Approved.
April term.
3 items, 3 pieces
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Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1864 F10 I05
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1864
People
Hefft, John D.
Smith, John
Hachenberger, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Liquor License
Bainbridge, Conoy Twp.
Place
Bainbridge, Conoy Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1864 F10 I05
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
032
Box Number
032
Additional Notes
Known as Exchange Hotel.
Bond: Smith, John; Hachenberger, Samuel.
16 Signatures in support of petition.
Receipt to keep a tavern.
Approved.
April term.
3 items, 3 pieces
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1819 F027 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1819
People
Smith, John
Henry, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1819 F027 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, assault and battery on Christian Henry.
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1820 F022 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1820
People
Smith, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: larceny
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1820 F022 QS
Case Number
1.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Larceny.
2 items, 2 pieces
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1821 F002 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1821
People
Kanady, Matthew
Banks, David
Vandike, Jacob
Carlisle, Mary
Frances, Fanny
Guest, Rosanna
Hutcheson, James
Walker, Joseph
Smith, John
Williams, John
Hamilton, William
Kane, James
McGrann, Patrick
Muma, John
Leek, Margaret
Fowler, Peter
Kiechler, John
Comfort, Henry
Molson, Ephraim
Hydon, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Jails
Prisoners
Prisons
African-American
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1821 F002 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Jail calendar.
1 item, 1 piece
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