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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
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
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1810 F002
Date Range
1810
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
1810
Year
1810
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Gibbons, Elizabeth
Gibbons, Sarah
Duffield, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1810 F002
Box Number
001
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: Gibbons, Sarah.
Filed against: Duffield, George.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
23.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F002
Date Range
1811
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
1811
Year
1811
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Wentz, Elizabeth
Wentz, John
Henzel, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Stewards
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F002
Box Number
001
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: Wentz, John.
Filed against: Henzel, William. His occupation: steward of the house of employment of Lancaster County.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
25.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F003
Date Range
1811
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
1811
Year
1811
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Wentz, Elizabeth
Wentz, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Stewards
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F003
Box Number
001
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: Wentz, John.
Filed against: the stewart of the house of employment of Lancaster County.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
26.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F004
Date Range
1811
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
1811
Year
1811
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Kerble, John George
Sherer, Jacob
Atlee, William P.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: disobedience to master's orders
Charge: refusal to work
Charge: making use of abusive and insulting language
Jailors
Commitment papers
Affidavits
Habeas Corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F004
Box Number
001
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
Disobedience to master's orders, refusal to work, and for making use of abusive and insulting language.
Petitioner: Sherer, Jacob.
Filed against: Atlee, William P. His occupation: jailor.
Commitment.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
27.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F005
Date Range
1811
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
1811
Year
1811
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Ream, John
Burk, William S.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Enlistment
Lieutenant, Marine Corps.
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F005
Box Number
001
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 in Marine Corps.
Petitioner: Ream, John.
Filed against: Burk, William S. His occupation: Lieutenant, Marine Corps of the United States of America.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
28.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Venus
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F006
Date Range
1811
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Paper of Venus
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
1811
Year
1811
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Atlee, William P.
Carpenter, Martin
Hemor, Moses
Murray, William
Venus
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Search Terms
Affidavits
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Jailors
Persons of color
Petitions
Warrants
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F006
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Box Number
001
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.
Petitioner: Hemor, Moses.
Filed against: Atlee, William P. His occupation: jailor.
Warrant.
Petition and affidavit.
Habeas corpus, 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
29.000
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 Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F007
Date Range
1811
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
1811
Year
1811
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
People
Martin, John
Nobel, George
Keasy, Christian
Martin, Elizabeth
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F007
Box Number
001
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: Nobel, George.
Filed against: Keasy, Christian; Martin, Elizabeth.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
30.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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