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Collection
Lancaster County Historical Government Records
Title
Habeas Corpus Docket
Object ID
RG 01-00 2313-005
Date Range
1799-1895
Collection
Lancaster County Historical Government Records
Title
Habeas Corpus Docket
Description
Record of habeas corpus proceedings, showing dates of issue and return, names of defendant and custodian of prisoner, nature of writ, time and place of delivery, and disposition. Incomplete index in the back of the docket. Handwritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of issue.
Date Range
1799-1895
Creation Date
1799-1895
Year Range From
1799
Year Range To
1895
Creator
Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas, Office of the Prothonotary
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives North
Subjects
African Americans--History
Habeas corpus
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Search Terms
Dockets
Habeas corpus
Incarcerated persons
Persons of color
Petitions
Writs
Extent
1 volume
Object Name
Docket
Language
English
Object ID
RG 01-00 2313-005
Location of Originals
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Related Item Notes
Habeas Corpus Papers
Notes
Preferred Citation: Title or description of item, date (day, month, year), Collection, Title and Object ID, Box #, Folder #, LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Please request at Reference Desk or Research@LancasterHistory.org.
Copyright
Copies of historic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania government records held by LancasterHistory may be published without special permission. There is no fee for publication. Proper credit lines are encouraged in the interest of good documentation.
Credit
Courtesy of Lancaster County Archives and LancasterHistory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Custodial History
Added to database 03 Feb 2024.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1820 F010 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
1820
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Taggert, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: larceny
Petitions
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Record, Judicial
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1820 F010 QS
Additional Notes
Larceny.
Petition for habeas corpus.
2 items, 2 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
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F001
Date Range
1825
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
1825
Year
1825
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Hershey, Benjamin
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Sheriffs
Jailors
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F001
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
Filed against: White, William. His occupation: sheriff and jailor.
Copy of habeas corpus, includes answer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
220.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F002
Date Range
1825
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
1825
Year
1825
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Pratt, John
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: debt
Sheriffs
Jailors
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F002
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
Insolvent debtor.
Petitioner: Pratt, John.
Filed against: White, William. His occupation: sheriff and jailor.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
221.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F003
Date Range
1825
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
1825
Year
1825
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Stouter, Samuel
Stouter, Mary
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Jailors
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1825 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
Petitioner: Stouter, Mary.
Filed against: White, 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
222.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F004
Date Range
1825
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
1825
Year
1825
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Beckel, Paul Jr.
Beckel, Paul
Snyder, Frederick
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Habeas corpus
Affidavits
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F004
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: Beckel, Paul.
Filed against: Snyder, Frederick.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
223.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F005
Date Range
1825
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
1825
Year
1825
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Beckel, Paul Jr.
Beckel, Paul
Snyder, Daniel
Schneider, Daniel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Custody
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1825 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
Custody.
Petitioner: Beckel, Paul.
Filed against: Snyder, Daniel; or Schneider, Daniel.
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
224.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1825 F006
Date Range
1825
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
1825
Year
1825
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Flanagan, Edward
White, William
Kleiss, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: suspicion of desertion
Jailors
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Depositions
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1825 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
Charged with suspicion of desertion.
Petitioner: Flanagan, Edward.
Filed against: White, William. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
Deposition of George Kleiss.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
225.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F001
Date Range
1826
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
1826
Year
1826
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Loucks, Samuel
Hambright, Charles
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Jailors
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F001
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: Loucks, Samuel.
Filed against: Hambright, Charles. His occupation: jailor.
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
226.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Title
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F002
Date Range
1826
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
1826
Year
1826
Creator
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Lancaster County)
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Sneder, John
White, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Sheriffs
Habeas corpus
Affidavits
Object Name
Writ
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1826 F002
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: Sneder, John.
Filed against: Hambright, Charles. His occupation: Sheriff of Lancaster County.
Affidavit.
Action of debt.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Case Number
227.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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