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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F117 I003
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
1920
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Mettfett, H. A.
Herr, Benjamin B.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Constables
Detectives
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F117 I003
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Additional name: H. A. MettFett.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1827 F032 H
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1827
People
Herr, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Strasburg
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1827 F032 H
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
147
Box Number
147
Additional Notes
Miller, Samuel. Administrator.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
MAY 1795 F043
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1795
People
Herr, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAY 1795 F043
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Tippling house.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1877 F004
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
1877
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Herr, Antonito
Lefever, Adelia
Herr, Benjamin
Herr, Eliza Jane
Gochenour, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1877 F004
Case Number
272.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
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
Petitioner: Lefever, Adelia.
Filed against: Herr, Benjamin; Herr, Eliza Jane; Gochenour, Benjamin.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes order to appear.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1858 F06 I11
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1858
People
Yeager, Casper
Yager, Casper
Herr, Benjamin
Pfahler, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Columbia
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1858 F06 I11
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
024
Box Number
024
Additional Notes
Signature in German.
Or Yager, Casper.
Bond: Benjamin Herr, Henry Pfahler.
Receipt.
Petition.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1861 F04 I15
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1861
People
Yeager, Casper
Yeager, John
Herr, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Columbia
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1861 F04 I15
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
027
Box Number
027
Additional Notes
Bond: John Yeager, Benjamin Herr.
Receipt to sell liquor by the quart.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1867 F054 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
1867
People
Herr, Benjamin
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: desertion
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1867 F054 QS
Case Number
67.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Desertion.
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 1852 F007 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
1852
People
Herr, Benjamin
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: passing counterfeit relief notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1852 F007 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Passing counterfeit relief notes.
1 item, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1858 F020 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
1858
People
Herr, Benjamin
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: adultery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1858 F020 QS
Case Number
18.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Adultery.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1868 F015 H
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1868
People
Herr, Benjamin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Manheim Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1868 F015 H
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
169
Box Number
169
Additional Notes
Occupation: attorney
Kohr, Jacob Jr. Administrator.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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