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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by McCorkel, Greider, & Co.
Object ID
DEC 1854 F066 ML
Date Range
1854/12
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by McCorkel, Greider, & Co.
Date Range
1854/12
Creation Date
December 1854
Year
1854
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0006
People
Arndt, Philip
Greider, Benjamin M.
McCorkel, Joseph
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Blacksmiths
Machine shops
Mechanics' liens
Search Terms
Blacksmiths
Contractors
Machine shops
McCorkel, Greider & Company
Mechanics' liens
Mount Joy Car Manufacturing Company
Persons of color
Place
Mount Joy
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
DEC 1854 F066 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
006
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 In order to maintain the historical integrity and context of collection items, LancasterHistory does not censor historical documents or edit language, titles, or organization names when transcribing original content.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
Machine and blacksmith shop.
McCorkel, Greider & Co. Contractor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Copyright
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Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
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
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by Alexander McCloy and Adam Ross Black
Object ID
FEB 1856 F016 ML
Date Range
1856/02
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed by Alexander McCloy and Adam Ross Black
Date Range
1856/02
Creation Date
February 1856
Year
1856
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Black, Adam Ross
Dennis, Abraham
Flora, David
McCloy, Alexander
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Mechanics' liens
Search Terms
Contractors
Eden Twp.
Mechanics' liens
Persons of color
Place
Eden Twp.
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1856 F016 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
007
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
Building.
McCloy, Alexander; Black, Adam Ross. Contractors.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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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 publication fee.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
FEB 1856 F016 ML
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien for Gabriel Bear
Object ID
APR 1858 F047 ML
Date Range
1858/04
  1 document  
Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien for Gabriel Bear
Description
Liens filed by contractors showing names of parties including owner of property; description of property including location; nature of claim; description of materials and work done on property; volume and page number of recording in Mechanics' Liens Docket; and date filed.
Date Range
1858/04
Creation Date
April 1858
Year
1858
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Bear, Gabriel
Reist, Henry B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Contractors
Flour mills
Gristmills
Mechanics' liens
Mills
Mount Joy
Place
Mount Joy
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1858 F047 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
Grist mill and flour mill.
Reist, Henry B. Contractor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images when available.
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 LancasterHistory and Lancaster County Archives, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
APR 1858 F047 ML
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed against Gottlieb Young
Object ID
FEB 1858 F035 ML
Date Range
1858/02
  1 document  
Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien filed against Gottlieb Young
Date Range
1858/02
Creation Date
February 1858
Year
1858
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Betz, Jacob
Young, Gottlieb
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
Liens
Mechanics' liens
Search Terms
Contractors
Dwellings
Houses
Lancaster
Liens
Mechanics' liens
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1858 F035 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
Dwelling.
Betz, Jacob. Contractor.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Copyright
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Classification
RG 01-00 0202
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien against Jacob L. Gross
Object ID
MAY 1857 F053 ML
Date Range
1857/05
  1 document  
Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien against Jacob L. Gross
Description
Mechanics' lien against Jacob L. Gross
Date Range
1857/05
Creation Date
May 1857
Year
1857
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Wall
Side 01
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Gross, Jacob L.
Carpenter, Ephraim
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Contractors
Ephrata Twp.
Gristmills
Mechanics' liens
Sawmills
Place
Ephrata Twp.
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAY 1857 F053 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Grist mill and saw mill.
Carpenter, Ephraim. Contractor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images when available.
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 LancasterHistory and Lancaster County Archives, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
MAY 1857 F053 ML
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien against C. A. Bitner
Object ID
DEC 1855 F101 ML
Date Range
1855/12
  1 document  
Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien against C. A. Bitner
Description
Mechanics' lien against C. A. Bitner
Date Range
1855/12
Creation Date
December 1855
Year
1855
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Bitner, C. A.
Kieffer, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Gristmills
Mechanics' Liens
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
DEC 1855 F101 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Grist mill.
Kieffer, Christian. Contractor.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images when available.
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 LancasterHistory and Lancaster County Archives, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien against George Martin
Object ID
FEB 1857 F015 ML
Date Range
1847/02
  1 document  
Collection
Mechanics' Liens
Title
Mechanics' lien against George Martin
Description
Mechanics' lien against George Martin
Date Range
1847/02
Creation Date
February 1857
Year
1857
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Martin, George
Carpenter, Ephraim, Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Mechanics' Liens
Gristmills
Place
Brecknock Twp.
Object Name
Claim
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1857 F015 ML
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Grist mill.
Carpenter, Ephraim, Jr. Contractor.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please use digital images when available.
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 LancasterHistory and Lancaster County Archives, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 0202
FEB 1857 F015 ML
Description Level
Item
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of John Morris
Object ID
Habeas 1853 F023
Date Range
1853
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of John Morris
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
1853
Year
1853
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Fisher, J. W.
Hess, Jeremiah
Locher, Henry C.
Long, Henry Grimler
Morris, John
Vondersmith, D. B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Charge: stealing
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Petitions
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1853 F023
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
005
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
Charged with stealing.
Person of color.
Petitioner: Morris, John.
Filed against: Locher, Henry C. Occupation: prisonkeeper.
Petition, includes copy of warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Copyright
Images have been provided for research purposes only. Please contact research@lancasterhistory.org for a high-resolution image and permsision to publish. There is no publication fee.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Case Number
810.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Charles Bennet
Object ID
Habeas 1854 F001
Date Range
1854
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Charles Bennet
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
1854
Year
1854
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Bennet, Charles
Fondersmith, D. B.
Locher, Henry C.
Long, Henry Grimler
Souders, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Persons of color
Habeas corpus
Charge: drunk and disorderly conduct
Petitions
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1854 F001
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Box Number
005
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
The text of the writ is cut off on the left side--may have been printed askew.
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
Charged with drunken and disorderly conduct.
Person of color.
Petitioner: Bennet, Charles.
Filed against: Locher, Henry C. Occupation: prisonkeeper.
Petition.
Copy of warrant of commitment.
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 appintment - 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 publication fee.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Case Number
813.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
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Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1850 F023
Date Range
1850
  1 document  
Collection
Renunciations
Title
Renunciations
Description
Renunciations are papers filed in the Orphans' Court by executors of an estate who do not wish to administer that estate. They show the name of the decedent, the decedent's place of residence, the name of the person renouncing administration, the name of the replacement administrator to be appointed, and date. The relationship between the decedent, the executor, and the administrator is usually shown. Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then alphabetically within each year.
Date Range
1850
Date of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1850
Creator
Register of Wills
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0005
People
Eshleman, Jacob
Eshleman, Barbara
Herr, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Strasburg Twp.
Place
Strasburg Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Probate
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1850 F023
Box Number
005
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Eshleman, Barbara.
Administrator: Herr, Abraham.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Description Level
Item
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