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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1811 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
1811
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Shuman, John.
Atlee, William P.
Hanna, Charles
Shuman, Margaret
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Enlistment
Jailor
Lieutenant, Marine Corps.
Depositions
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F010
Case Number
33.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Enlistment.
Petitioner: Shuman, Margaret.
Filed against: Atlee, William P. His occupation: jailor.
Hanna, Charles. His occupation: Lieutenant, Marine Corps.
Deposition.
Habeas corpus, includes decision.
Answer.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Ohio Valley genealogies, relating chiefly to families in Harrison, Belmont and Jefferson Counties, Ohio, and Washington, Westmoreland, and Fayette Counties, Pennsylvania

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo6086
Author
Hanna, Charles A.
Date of Publication
c1900.
Call Number
929.1 H243
Author
Hanna, Charles A.
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Priv. print. [J. J. Little & co.]
Date of Publication
c1900.
Physical Description
xliv, 128 p. incl. front. 25 x 16 cm.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
929.1 H243
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The Scotch-Irish; or, The Scot in North Britain, north Ireland, and North America

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo5432
Author
Hanna, Charles A.
Date of Publication
1902.
Call Number
325.241 H243
Author
Hanna, Charles A.
Place of Publication
New York, London
Publisher
G.P. Putnam's Sons,
Date of Publication
1902.
Physical Description
2 v. front., maps. 25 cm.
Notes
Scotch-Irish bibliography: v. 2, p. 529-551.
Subjects
Scots-Irish.
Scots-Irish - United States.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
325.241 H243
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The wilderness trail; or, The ventures and adventures of the Pennsylvania traders on the Allegheny path

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo3424
Author
Hanna, Charles A.
Date of Publication
1911.
Call Number
974.8028 H243
  2 websites  
Author
Hanna, Charles A.
Place of Publication
New York, London
Publisher
G. P. Putnam's sons,
Date of Publication
1911.
Physical Description
2 v. fronts., plates, maps (part fold.) facsim. 25 cm.
Notes
"Of this work one thousand copies have been printed from type, and the type destroyed."
Contents
Chapters in volume 1: The debatable land // The Iroquoians of the Susquehanna // The Petticoat indians of Petticoat land // The Shawnees // The early traders of Conestoga, Donegal and Paxtang // The young red man goes west // The Shamokin traders and the Shamokin Path // Andrew Montour, the "Half Indian" // The Frankstown Path // The Raystown Path // The traders at Allegheny on the main path; with some annals of Kittanning and Chartier's Town // The Ohio Mingoes of the White River and the Wendats // Kuskuskies on the the Beaver // Logstown on the Ohio.
Chapters in volume 2: George Croghan , the king of the traders // The Ohio Valley before the white man came // The Lower Shanee town; or Chillicothe on the Ohio // The Chonchake Route and other Ohio paths // John Finley and Kentucky before Boone // Pickawillany Path // The Indian trade and Pennsylvania traders // The perils of the path.
Subjects
Indians of North America - Pennsylvania.
Indians of North America - Ohio River Valley.
Pennsylvania - History - Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Ohio River Valley - History - To 1795.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.8028 H243
Websites
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