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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1809 F034 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
1809
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Johnston, Samuel
Clendenin, James
Clendenin, Elizabeth
Cooper, Samuel
Wetherington, Henry
Fisher, Samuel
Moore, John
Robison, Nancy
Williams, Hannah
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Charge: surety of the peace
Depositions
Summons
African Americans
Persons of color
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1809 F034 QS
Additional Notes
African-American.
Recognizance, charged with assault and battery on James Clendenin.
Recognizance, surety of the peace towards James Clendenin, Elizabeth Clendenin.
Deposition of James Clendenin.
Summons of Nancy Robison, Hannah Williams.
Additional names: Samuel Cooper, Henry Wetherington, Samuel Fisher, John Moore.
5 items, 5 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 1809 F005 QS
Date Range
1809/11
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Date Range
1809/11
Year
1809
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Dunbar, Isaac
Erisman, Daniel
Erisman, John
Harkless, James
Harkless, James Jr.
Hurdow, John
Kann, Christina
Kann, Henry
Longenecker, John
Paines, Glasgow
Sharer, John
Shepler, William
Swenk, John
Tobias
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: assault and battery with intent to kill
Charge: assault and battery with intent to rob
Depositions
Examinations
Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Persons of color
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1809 F005 QS
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 In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.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
African-American.
Also: James Harkless, pilot from Middletown; Tobias.
Recognizance, suspicion of assault and battery on John Swenk, with intent to kill and rob.
Recognizance, suspicion of robbing John Erisman.
Depositions and examinations of Glasgow Paines, Henry Kann, Christina Kann, Isaac Dunbar, William Shepler, John Hurdow, Daniel Erisman, John Longenecker, John Sharer, John Swenk.
14 items, 14 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
APR 1809 F035 QS
Date Range
1809/04
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
1809/04
Year
1809
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Taggard, James
Brown, Robert
Brown, Kitty
Moore, John
Chambers, Jenny
Best, George
McLaughlin, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Charge: surety of the peace
Examinations
Settlements
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1809 F035 QS
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with assault and battery on Robert Brown.
Examinations of John Moore, Jenny Chambers.
Recognizance of Robert Brown, Kitty Brown, surety of the peace.
A document about the case being settled out of court.
Additional names: George Best, John McLaughlin.
6 items, 6 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 1805 F017 QS
Date Range
1805/08
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
1805/08
Year
1805
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Bartle, Michael
Bartle, Catharine
Burg, Elizabeth
Melone, Elizabeth
Bausman, Elizabeth
Slayter, John
Speese, Francis
Bartle, Andrew
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: desertion
Charge: assault and battery
Charge: surety of the peace
Orders
Directors of the Poor and House of Employment
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1805 F017 QS
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with deserting his children and wife, Catharine Bartle; assault and battery on Elizabeth Burg; surety of the peace towards Elizabeth Melone.
Order to the Directors of the Poor.
Additional names: Elizabeth Bausman, John Slayter, Francis Speese, Andrew Bartle.
5 items, 5 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 1807 F013 QS
Date Range
1807/08
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
1807/08
Year
1807
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Charles
McCoy, William
McClean, Hector
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Examinations
Persons of color
Runaways
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1807 F013 QS
Additional Notes
Or William McCoy.
African-American, confessed to be a runaway.
Recognizance, charged with assault and battery on Hector McClean.
Examination.
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 1804 F031 QS
Date Range
1804/11
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Date Range
1804/11
Year
1804
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Grubb, Thomas
Hanes, Timothy
July
McCollough, George
McSparran, James
Mehaffey, Dominick
Strong, Halbert
Strong, Halbert Jr.
Strong, Halbert Sr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Persons of color
Charge: forcible entry
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1804 F031 QS
Additional Notes
Dated NOV 1803.
Also: Halbert Strong.
Multiple recognizances.
Additional names: James McSparran, Dominick Mehaffey, July (African-American), Timothy Hanes, Thomas Grubb.
6 items, 6 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
JAN 1808 F015 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
1808
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Todd, James
Carr, David
Dysart, Alexander
McKee, John
Leman, Hugh
Curry, William
Gill, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Subpoenas
Charge: surety of the peace
Charge: tippling house
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1808 F015 QS
Additional Notes
Subpoena of David Carr, Alexander Dysart, John McKee to testify, defendant charged with keeping a tippling house.
Subpoena of Hugh Leman and William Curry to testify, defendant charged with assault and battery.
Possible court transcript of proceedings.
Recognizance, charged with surety of the peace, especially towards James Gill.
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
NOV 1808 F034 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
1808
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Johnston, Samuel
Lambert, John
Eichholtz, Leonard
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: surety of the peace
African Americans
Persons of color
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1808 F034 QS
Additional Notes
African-American.
Recognizance, surety of the peace.
Additional names: John Lambert, Leonard Eichholtz.
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
AUG 1809 F054 QS
Date Range
1809/08
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
1809/08
Year
1809
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Perkins, Nancy
Levan, Lydia
Clendenin, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Persons of color
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1809 F054 QS
Additional Notes
African-American.
Recognizance, surety of the peace towards Lydia Levan.
Additional name: James Clendenin.
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 1808 F047 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
1808
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Kulp, Elizabeth
Nagle, Mary
Kulp, Andrew
Deshong, Dietrich
Green, Joseph
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1808 F047 QS
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with assault and battery against Mary Nagle.
Recognizance of Andrew Kulp, surety of the peace.
Recognizance of Joseph Green to testify.
Additional name: Dietrich Deshong.
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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