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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F003 I001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Description
Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
Admin/Biographical History
The County of Lancaster has given LancasterHistory.org custodial responsibility of this collection.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by year; alphabetical by surname with in year.
Constables' Bonds: 1809, 1811, 1825, 1826, 1829, 1830-1849, 1875, 1888, 1893-1924.
Detectives' Bonds: 1890-1896, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1906, 1927
Includes: Remonstrations, affirmations, petitions, bonds, receipts, notices.
Creation Date
1809-1927, inc.
Date of Accumulation
1809-1927, inc.
Year
1820
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Hamilton, John
McCarty, Isaiah
Miller, Tobias
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Leacock Twp.
Place
Leacock Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F003 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional names: Tobias Miller and John Hamilton.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1865 F21 I23
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1865
People
Fondersmith, John
Hamilton, John
Gibbs, Abraham
Search Terms
Liquor License
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1865 F21 I23
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives West
Container
034
Box Number
034
Additional Notes
Bond: Hamilton, John; Gibbs, Abraham.
Store petition.
Receipt to sell liquor.
Approved.
April term.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1865 F22 I02
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1865
People
Hamilton, John
Search Terms
Liquor License
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1865 F22 I02
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives West
Container
034
Box Number
034
Additional Notes
Known as Wagners Hotel
12 signatures in support of petition.
April term.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
APR 1836 F009
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1836
People
Hamilton, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: passing counterfeit money
Indictments
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1836 F009
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
7.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Passing counterfeit money
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1849 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
1849
People
Newman, Henry
Dugan, Cornelius
Hughes, Joseph
King, John
Archey, John
Hamilton, John
Belsarius, Adam
Earles, Samuel
Young, William
Douglas, George
Price, Amos
Rea, George
Harris, Stephen
Ford, James
Lowery, Andrew
McGlaughlin, William
Clarke, John C.
Wilson, Patty
Wilson, Mary A.
Madison, James
Davis, John
McFadden, Catharine
Morrison, David
Drummond, Joseph
Sullivan, John
Simeon, Ellis
Beates, John
Proctor, Robert
Marsh, John
McLean, John
Thompson, Alexander
Beck, Mathias
Chambers, William J.
Sterett, Reason M.
Rawen, Frank
Rishel, Samuel
Hamilton, James
Korts, John
Brown, William
Detrich, George
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Jails
Prisoners
Prisons
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1849 F002 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Jail calendar.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1865 F28 I01
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1865
People
Brogan, Benjamin
Evans, David
Hamilton, John K.
Search Terms
Liquor License
Little Britain Twp.
Place
Little Britain Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1865 F28 I01
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives West
Container
034
Box Number
034
Additional Notes
Known as Oak Hill Hotel.
Bond: Evans, David; Hamilton, John K.
15 signatures in support of petition.
Receipt to keep a tavern.
Approved.
January term.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1791 F001 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
1791
People
McWilliams, John
Woods, David
Black, Samuel
Ramsey, Manaseh
Hamilton, John
Werntz, Conrad
Lutz, John
Mercer, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: rescue
Charge: assault and battery
Constables
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1791 F001 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
List of recognizance.
First defendants: John McWilliams, David Woods, Samuel Black, Manaseh Ramsey.
Charged with assisting rescue; assault and battery against Conrad Werntz, Constable and John Lutz, Deputy Constable.
Second defendant: John Hamilton.
Charged with assault and battery on complaint by Conrad Werntz, Constable and John Lutz, Deputy Constable.
Additional name: James Mercer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1825 F012 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1825
People
Miller, Peter
Miller, Tobias
Hamilton, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Leacock Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1825 F012 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
248
Box Number
248
Additional Notes
Miller, Tobias; Hamilton, John. Administrators.
1 item, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Mayor's Court
Object ID
APR 1845 F013 MC
Description Level
Item
Collection
Mayor's Court
Admin/Biographical History
The Mayor's Court was established at the incorporation of the City of Lancaster in 1818, and was composed of the mayor, recorder, and aldermen with powers and jurisdiction analogous to the Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Jail Delivery. It was abolished on 6 February 1849.
System of Arrangement
Organized by court term.
Arranged with general materials first, then constables reports, tavern licenses, un-numbered cases, and numbered cases.
Year
1845
People
Hamilton, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1845 F013 MC
Classification
RG 99-00 [0101]
Location
Archives
Container
019
Box Number
019
Additional Notes
Petition for tavern license
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1827 F014 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1827
People
Miller, Peter
Miller, Tobias
Hamilton, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Leacock Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1827 F014 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
249
Box Number
249
Additional Notes
Miller, Tobias; Hamilton, John. Administrators.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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