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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F004 I006
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
1825
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Kerns, Eli
McCardel, John
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Martic Twp.
Place
Martic Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F004 I006
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: Eli Kerns.
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 1860 F010 K
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1860
People
Kerns, Eli
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Bart Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1860 F010 K
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
209
Box Number
209
Additional Notes
Rakestraw, William L. Guardian of Martha H. Kerns.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1822 F009
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
1822
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Green, Charles
Harman, William
Klefelter, Abraham
Kerns, Eli
Heinitsh, Augustus
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: larceny
Jailor
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1822 F009
Case Number
195.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
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
Also: Harman, William; Klefelter, Abraham.
Charged with larceny.
Petitioner: Kerns, Eli.
Filed against: Heinitsh, Augustus. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and 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
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1863 F008 K
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1863
People
Kerns, Eli
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Bart Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1863 F008 K
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
210
Box Number
210
Additional Notes
Rakestraw, William L. Guardian of Eli T. Kerns.
2 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1848 F041
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
1848
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Kerns, Eli
Kerns, Hannah
Kerns, Horatio
McClure, Joseph
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Bart Twp.
Place
Bart Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1848 F041
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Kerns, Hannah.
Administrators: Kerns, Horatio; McClure, Joseph.
1 item, 1 piece
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 1851 F006 K
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1851
People
Kerns, Eli
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Bart Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1851 F006 K
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
206
Box Number
206
Additional Notes
Kurnz, Horatio S.; McClure, Joseph. Administrators.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Estate Inventories
Object ID
Inv 1848 F004 K
Collection
Estate Inventories
Year
1848
People
Kerns, Eli
Subcategory
Need to Classify
Place
Bart Twp.
Object Name
Unknown
Object ID
Inv 1848 F004 K
Classification
RG-03-00-0133
Container
068
Box Number
068
Additional Notes
Occupation: farmer. 1 item, 3 pieces
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