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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1826 F018
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
1826
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Duke, Jacob
Duke, Thomas
Duke, Adam
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
None
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1826 F018
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Duke, Thomas.
Administrator: Duke, Adam.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1835 F013
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
1835
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Duke, Adam
Reed, Peter Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: dueling
Jailor
Petition
Warrants
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1835 F013
Case Number
292.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
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 dueling.
Petitioner: Duke, Adam.
Filed against: Reed, Peter Jr. Occupation: jailor.
Petition.
Copy of warrant of commitment.
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.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1824 F002 R
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1824
People
Rathfon, Michael
Duke, Adam
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Manor Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1824 F002 R
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
311
Box Number
311
Additional Notes
Duke, Adam. Administrator.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #440
Description Level
Item
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Arndt, Jacob
Atkinson, Benjamin
Baker, Elias
Bitterman, Catherine
Bowden, Maragret
Bridge, George
Brown, David
Brown, Isaac
Brubaker, John
Butter, Joseph
Byers, Joseph
Campbell, John
Clenging, Thomas
Cooper, May
Dellum, Michael
Dominic, William
Douglass, Joseph
Duke, Adam
Eagle, Henry
Eckly, John P.
Everday, John
Frontz, Jacob
Furniss, Gardner
Garman, Daniel
Gilbert, William
Groff, Joseph
Hackman, Margaret
Henry, Catherine
Horst, Joseph
Housed, William
Hyde, Nicholas
Irwin, William
Keener, John
Kequiz, Andrew
Kline, Henry
Landis, John
Levig, Elizabeth
Light, Martha
Livermore, Daniel
Loil, Michael
Martin, John
Mathias, John
Mauch, Christian
Mayer, Lewis
McClune, George
McCollough, Robert
McEree, Joseph
McGirk, Dennis
McGruel, John
McQueeney, John
Miller, David
Nawman, Christian
Pettit, Eman
Ream, Charles
Reese, Robert
Ringold, Elizabeth
Saylor, Abraham
Seiles, Gabriel
Senester, Garrat
Sentman, David
Shenk, Henry
Shenk, John
Smith, Chrtistian
Smith, John
Stauffer, Abraham
Stauffer, Elizabeth
Stauffer, John
Stoner, David
Townsend, John
Wallace, David
Wealand, Samuel
Weidle, John
Witmer, David
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #440
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Notes
Never entered into Q & A.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payement to the clerk of the courts of quarter sessions and oyer & terminer,
Brown, David. Clerk of courts.
for his work on the following cases (all are Commonwealth v.).
McQueeney, John. Surety of the peace.
Dellum, Michael. Assault & battery.
Stauffer, Abraham. Stauffer, Elizabeth, his wife. Assault and battery.
Stoner, David. Surety of the peace.
Douglass, Joseph. Assault & battery.
Baker, Elias. Larceny.
McClune, George. Fornication & lewdness.
Housed, William. Assault & battery.
Senester, Garrat. Stolen goods.
Clenging, Thomas. Larceny.
McCollough, Robert. Larceny.
McEree, Joseph. Fornication & bastardy.
Hackman, Margaret. Surety of the peace.
Martin, John. Surety of the peace.
Brown, Isaac. Fornication and bastardy.
Hyde, Nicholas, Surety of the peace.
Landis, John. Assault & battery.
Groff, Joseph. Fornication & bastardy.
Saylor, Abraham. Fornication & bastardy.
Miller, David. Assault & battery.
Livermore, Daniel. Assault & battery.
Reese, Robert & others. Assault and battery.
Witmer, David. Assault & battery.
Bowden, Margret. Perjury.
Kline, Henry. Assault & battery.
Smith, John. Perjury.
Brubaker, John. Fornication & bastardy.
Wallace, David. Surety of the peace.
Duke, Adam. Fornication & bastardy,
Furniss, Gardner. Surety of the peace.
McGruel, John. Forgery.
Byers, Joseph. Fornication & bastardy.
Bridge, George. Surety of the peace.
Shenk, John. Passing counterfeit money.
Levig, Elizabeth. Assault & battery.
Keener, John. Gambling house.
Eagle, Henry. Assault & battery.
Shenk, Henry. Assault & battery.
Gilbert, William. Assault & battery.
Loil, Michael. Surety of the peace.
Townsend, John. Passing counterfeit money.
Kequiz, Andrew. Surety of the peace.
Seiles, Gabriel. Surety of the peace.
Cooper, May. Larceny.
Nawman, Christian. For maintenance of his wife.
Mathias, John. Assault & battery.
Dominic, William. Complaint for assault.
Irwin, William. Fornication & bastardy.
Frontz, Jacob. Assault & battery.
Light, Martha. Nuisance.
Pettit, Eman. Cheat.
Bitterman, Catherine. Assault & battery.
Smith, Chrtistian. Tippling house.
McGirk, Dennis. Tippling house.
Stauffer, John. Libel.
Garman, Daniel. Fornication & bastardy.
Ream, Charles. Fornication & bastardy.
Everday, John. Misdemeanor.
Mayer, Lewis. Assault & battery.
Weidle, John. Larceny.
Sentman, David. Fornication & bastardy.
Campbell, John. Fornication & bastardy.
Butter, Joseph. Larceny.
Atkinson, Benjamin. Larceny.
Wealand, Samuel. Larceny.
Horst, Joseph. Larceny.
Henry, Catherine. Larceny.
Ringold, Elizabetyh. Assault & battery.
Mauch, Christian. Arson.
Eckly, John P. Larceny.
Arndt, Jacob. Assault & battery.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1832 F006 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
1832
People
Burk, James
Duke, Adam
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1832 F006 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Assault and battery of Adam Duke.
4 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1836 F024 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
1836
People
Duke, Adam
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: surety of the peace
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1836 F024 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Surety of the peace; assault and battery.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1825 F001 P
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1825
People
Parker, Joseph
Duke, Adam
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Manor Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1825 F001 P
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
299
Box Number
299
Additional Notes
Duke, Adam. Administrator.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1823 F012
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
1823
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Rathfon, Michael
Rathfon, Mary
Duke, Adam
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Manor Twp.
Place
Manor Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1823 F012
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Rathfon, Mary.
Administrator: Duke, Adam.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1824 F011 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
1824
People
Duke, Adam
Slough, Elizabeth
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1824 F011 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy with Elizabeth Slough.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
JAN 1825 F006
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1825
People
Duke, Adam
Slouch, Elizabeth
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1825 F006
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
6.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy.
Mother of child: Slouch, Elizabeth.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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