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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1886 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
1886
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Markley, Sarah Ann
Markley, James Monroe
Markley, John Henry
Markley, Oliver
Will, Jacob
Markley, Kate
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1886 F013
Case Number
594.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
015
Box Number
015
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
Custody.
Also: Markley, James Monroe; Markley, John Henry.
Petitioner: Markley, Oliver.
Filed against: Will, Jacob; Markley, Kate.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes affidavit of delivery.
Habeas corpus, includes return and decision.
3 items, 3 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 1854 F003 M
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1854
People
Markley, Sarah Ann
McNamee, Sarah Ann
Warden, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Fulton Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1854 F003 M
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
260
Box Number
260
Additional Notes
Alias McNamee, Sarah Ann.
Warden, George. Administrator.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1849 F049
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
1849
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Markley, George
Markley, Sarah Ann
Warden, George Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Drumore Twp.
Place
Drumore Twp.
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1849 F049
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Markley, Sarah Ann.
Administrator: Warden, George Jr.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Estate Inventories
Object ID
Inv 1853 F001 M
Collection
Estate Inventories
Year
1853
People
Markley, Sarah Ann
Subcategory
Need to Classify
Place
Fulton Twp.
Object Name
Unknown
Object ID
Inv 1853 F001 M
Classification
RG-03-00-0133
Container
087
Box Number
087
Additional Notes
Alias McNamee, Sarah Ann. 1 item, 1 piece
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