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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1872 F028
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
1872
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Beates, Ella Louisa
Beates, Caroline
Beates, Carrie
Beates, Amanda F.
Beates, Anna Mary
Crumbaugh, Susan
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1872 F028
Case Number
65.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
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.
Also Beates, Caroline; or Beates, Carrie.
Petitioner: Beates, Amanda F.
Filed against: Beates, Anna Mary; Crumbaugh, Susan.
Petition.
Return, includes decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Estate Inventories
Object ID
Inv 1901 F010 C
Collection
Estate Inventories
Year
1901
People
Crumbaugh, Susan
Subcategory
Need to Classify
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Unknown
Object ID
Inv 1901 F010 C
Classification
RG-03-00-0133
Container
023
Box Number
023
Additional Notes
1 item, 1 piece
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