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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1812 F020 QS
Date Range
1812/08
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
1812/08
Year
1812
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Stoufer, Christian
Stauffer, Christian
Smith, Silas
Shower, Christopher
Smith, Adam
Hans, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Affidavits
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1812 F020 QS
Additional Notes
Recognizance, assault and battery on Silas Smith.
Affidavit of Henry Hans.
Recognizance of Silas Smith.
Additional names: Christopher Shower, Adam Smith.
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
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1812 F026 QS
Date Range
1812/08
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
1812/08
Year
1812
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Stouffer, Hannah
Nauman, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: adultery
Affidavits
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1812 F026 QS
Additional Notes
Recognizance, adultery with Christian Nauman.
Affidavit.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
22.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1813 F005 QS
Date Range
1813/04
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
1813/04
Year
1813
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
People
Smith, George
Carpenter, John Smith
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Affidavits
Doctors
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1813 F005 QS
Additional Notes
Affidavit of Dr. John Smith Carpenter.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
6.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1811 F024 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
1811
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Meylin, John Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Affidavits
Distillers
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1811 F024 QS
Additional Notes
Occupation: distiller.
Affidavit.
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
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Lewis Gains
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F002
Date Range
1817
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Lewis Gains
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
1817
Year
1817
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Gains, Lewis
Hambright, William
Hoofnagle, Peter
Laurel, Francis
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 1817 F002
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.
Suspicion of being a runaway.
Petitioner: Laurel, Francis.
Filed against: Hambright, William. His occupation: jailor. Hoofnagle, Peter.
Commitment paper.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
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
134.000
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.
Documents

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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F003
Date Range
1817
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
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
1817
Year
1817
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Reynolds, Rebecca
Reynolds, Patience
Varley, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Indentured servants
Servants
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F003
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.
Additional Notes
Indentured.
Petitioner: Reynolds, Patience.
Filed against: Varley, Abraham.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
135.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Thomas Steele
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F004
Date Range
1817
  1 document  
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Thomas Steele
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
1817
Year
1817
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Boyd, Nicholas
Burk, Hughes
Butcher, Solomon
Hambright, William
Hamilton, James
Harvey, William
Roberts, Jehu
Steele, Elizabeth
Steele, Thomas
Underwood, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Charge: suspicion of murder
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1817 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
Suspicion of murder.
Filed against: Hambright, William. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavits of James Hamilton, Hughes Burk, William Harvey, James Underwood, Jehu Roberts, Solomon Butcher (Person of color), Nicholas Boyd, and Elizabeth Steele.
Commitment paper.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
4 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
136.000
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.
Documents

Habeas_1817_F004.pdf

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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F005
Date Range
1817
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
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
1817
Year
1817
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Gallaher, John
Wiley, John
Gallaher, Anne
Downey, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Enlistment
Lieutenant, United States Army
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F005
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.
Additional Notes
Enlistment.
Petitioners: Wiley, John; Gallaher, Anne.
Filed against: Downey, William. His occupation: Lieutenant, United States Army.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes decision.
Return.
4 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
137.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F006
Date Range
1817
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
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
1817
Year
1817
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Albert, Philip
Downey, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Enlistment
Lieutenant, United States Army
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F006
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.
Additional Notes
Enlistment.
Petitioner: Albert, Philip.
Filed against: Downey, William. His occupation: Lieutenant, United States Army.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
138.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F007
Date Range
1817
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
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
1817
Year
1817
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Treanor, James
Hambright, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Affidavits
Jailors
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F007
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.
Additional Notes
Petitioner: Treanor, James.
Filed against: Hambright, William. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
139.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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