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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1819 F010
Description Level
Item
Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Description
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, runaway slaves, free African-Americans, convicted prisoners, those awaiting trial, relatives of prisoners, parties in child custody disputes, and relatives of army recruits and draftees. Arranged chronologically by date of filing. Handwritten, handwritten on printed forms, and a very few typewritten.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by date of filing.
Date of Accumulation
1800-1894, 1896, 1897
Year
1819
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Tringe, Lydia
Trangue, Lydia
Brown, Lydia
Saby, Lydia
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: fornication
Jailor
Petition
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1819 F010
Case Number
164.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
002
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
Or Trangue, Lydia
Aliases: Brown, Lydia; Saby, Lydia.
Charged with fornication.
Petitioner: Tringe, Lydia.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. His occupation: jailor.
Petition.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
JAN 1862 F012
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1862
People
Brown, Jeremiah
Brown, Lydia
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1862 F012
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
12.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Sellling Liquor without a License.
Brown, Lydia.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1862 F002 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1862
People
Brown, Jeremiah
Brown, Lydia
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: selling liquor without a license
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1862 F002 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Also: Lydia Brown.
Selling liquor without a license.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1872 F011
Description Level
Item
Collection
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 of Accumulation
1762-1820, 1821-1842, 1880-1906
Year
1872
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Brown, Samuel
Brown, Lydia
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
West Earl Twp.
Place
West Earl Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1872 F011
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Brown, Lydia.
Administrator: none
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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