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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1820 F017 QS
  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.
Year
1820
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Forney, Abraham
Getz, Elizabeth
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1820 F017 QS
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy with Elizabeth Getz.
4 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Documents

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Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1820 F029 QS
  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.
Year
1820
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Harlan, Jonathan
Miller, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1820 F029 QS
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy with Mary Miller.
5 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
8.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1824 F043 QS
Date Range
1824/08
  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
1824/08
Year
1824
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
McElree, Joseph
Meyer, Sophia
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1824 F043 QS
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy with Sophia Meyer.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Documents

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Collection
Indictments
Title
Indictments
Object ID
APR 1821 F009
Date Range
1821/04
  1 document  
Collection
Indictments
Title
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Date Range
1821/04
Year
1821
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Forny, Abraham Jr.
Getz, Elizabeth
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Indictments
Object Name
Indictment
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1821 F009
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy.
Mother of child: Getz, Elizabeth
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
10.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Description Level
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Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1886 F107 QS
  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.
Year
1886
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Overly, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1886 F107 QS
Additional Notes
Adultery.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
104.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1889 F259 QS
  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.
Year
1889
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Walter, Samuel E.
Ritz, Martha
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1889 F259 QS
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy
Mother of child: Ritz, Martha
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
254.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Abram Boston
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F004
Date Range
1820
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Abram Boston
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
1820
Year
1820
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Barber, Robert
Boston, Abraham
Boston, Abram
Buckly, Henry
Kenode, Jacob
Toogood, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Habeas corpus
African Americans--History
Search Terms
Affidavits
Charge: suspicion of being a runaway enslaved person
Commitment papers
Enslaved persons
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Runaway enslaved persons
Runaways
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F004
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
Or Boston, Abraham.
Alias William Toogood.
Person of color.
Charged with suspicion of being a runaway enslaved person.
Petitioner: Boston, Abram.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper.
Affidavit.
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
169.000
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.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Jacob Wise
Object ID
Habeas 1820 F007
Date Range
1820
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Jacob Wise
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
1820
Year
1820
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Barber, Robert
Hall, Stephen
Thomas, Abner
William
Wise, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Charge: suspicion of being a runaway
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Runaways
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1820 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
Alias William.
Person of color.
Charged with suspicion of being a runaway.
Peitioner: Thomas, Abner.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 3 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
172.000
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.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Philip Weading
Object ID
Habeas 1822 F010
Date Range
1822
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Philip Weading
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
1822
Year
1822
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Boyd, Samuel
Dale, Samuel
Heinitsh, Augustus
Henry, William
Henry, William M.
Weading, Philip
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Charge: runaway
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Runaways
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1822 F010
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.
Charged as a runaway.
Petitioner: Henry, William.
Filed against: Heinitsh, Augustus. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment paper.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 3 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
196.000
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.
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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.
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