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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #600
Description Level
Item
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Stauffer, George
Carpenter, Samuel
Adams, Levi
Anderson, Nancy
Anderson, Pompey
Anthony, Samuel Will
Boyles, Mary
Cammel, Alexander
Berg, Mary
Carlan, Jane
Conner, Mary Jane
Doebler, Joseph
Fitzgeralds, George W.
Flemmer, Henry
Flick, Christian
Flood, Thomas
Galligher, John
Harrison, Robert
Graeff, James
Harberson, Windfan
Hickman, Sarah
Hileker, Catharine
Ingham, Benjamin
Jefferies, Polly
Kain, Barney
Kawman, John Henry
Kearns, Robert
Kilheffer, Christopher
Lee, Hagar
Linch, Hanna
McClean, Benjamin
McClenn, Benjamin
McCollough, Jane
McDonnal, Donnal
McGinnis, William
McGranighan, Alexander
McGrann, Jane
McKitrick, Nancy
Mellon, James
Milford, John
Neel, David
Paice, John
Pots, Martin
Punton, Isaac
Roose, Frainey
Rupley, Christian
Sharp, Bernhard
Sheppert, Benjamin
Taylor, John A.
Taylor, William
Tibbe, Freaney
Tolly, James
Tolly, Margaret
Watt, Jane
Weise, Catharine
Wilson, Isaac
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Constables
African-American
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1826 #600
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
007
Box Number
007
Notes
Entered into Q & A Jun 5, 2001.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment to High Constable for apprehending the listed vagrants and disorderly persons and bring them before the mayor.
Stauffer, George. High Constable.
Carpenter, Samuel. Mayor.
Adams, Levi.
Anderson, Nancy.
Anderson, Pompey.
Anthony, Samuel Will. A Spaniard.
Boyles, Mary.
Cammel, Alexander.
Berg, Mary.
Carlan, Jane.
Conner, Mary Jane.
Doebler, Joseph.
Fitzgeralds, George W.
Flemmer, Henry.
Flick, Christian.
Flood, Thomas.
Galligher, John.
Harrison, Robert.
Graeff, James.
Harberson, Windfan.
Hickman, Sarah.
Hileker, Catharine.
Ingham, Benjamin.
Jefferies, Polly.
Kain, Barney.
Kawman, John Henry.
Kearns, Robert.
Kilheffer, Christopher.
Lee, Hagar. African American.
Linch, Hanna.
McClean, Benjamin.
McClenn, Benjamin.
McCollough, Jane.
McDonnal, Donnal.
McGinnis, William.
McGranighan, Alexander.
McGrann, Jane.
McKitrick, Nancy.
Mellon, James.
Milford, John.
Neel, David.
Paice, John.
Pots, Martin.
Punton, Isaac.
Roose, Frainey.
Rupley, Christian.
Sharp, Bernhard.
Sheppert, Benjamin.
Taylor, John A.
Taylor, William.
Tibbe, Freaney.
Tolly, James.
Tolly, Margaret.
Watt, Jane.
Weise, Catharine.
Wilson, Isaac.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1814 F030
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
1814
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
McClean, Margaret
McClean, Benjamin
Eberman, Philip
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: debt
Jailor
Petition
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1814 F030
Case Number
109.000
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
Insolvent debtor.
Petitioners: McClean, Margaret; McClean, Benjamin.
Filed against: Eberman, Philip. His occupation: jailor.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes 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
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1813 F036 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
1813
People
McClean, Benjamin
McClean, Margaret
Williams, Hannah
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1813 F036 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Also: Margaret McClean.
Recognizance, assault and battery on Hannah Williams.
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
AUG 1811 F050 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
1811
People
Turner, Leonhart
Butler, Leonhart
McClean, Benjamin
Cosee, James
Williams, Hannah
Ward, Richard
Sawer, Lewis
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault
Charge: threatening a person
Depositions
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1811 F050 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Alias Leonhart Butler.
Recognizance, assault and threatening Benjamin McClean.
Depositions of James Cosee, Hannah Williams, Benjamin McClean, Richard Ward.
Additional name: Lewis Sawer.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1812 F024 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
1812
People
McClean, Benjamin
Williams, Hannah
Smith, Matthias
Garrecht, Peter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
African-American
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1812 F024 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
African-American.
Recognizance, assault and battery on Hannah Williams.
Additional names: Matthias Smith, Peter Garrecht.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1824 #460
Description Level
Item
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Birch, Mary
Bower, Philip
Boyle, Charles
Brown, John
Buckram, Daniel
Conner, Mary Jane
Corey, Charles
Cunningham, Hugh
Duncan, Milton
Fitzgerald, George Washington
Folk, Polly
Fultz, Eve
Fultz, Peter
George, Jemiat
Glascow, Abraham
Glascow, Christiana
Green, Abraham
Hickman, Sarah
Jameson, Susan
Johnson, David
Johnson, Nelly
Jones, William
Klingan, Thomas
Lewis, John
Lightner, Nathaniel
Linton, John
Mallon, Betsy
Mallon, James
Manning, Dennis
Matston, Biddy
Matston, Ephraim
McClean, Ann
McClean, Benjamin
McClean, Mary
McGlachlen, Jesse
McKim, John
McLean, Benjamin
McLean, Nancy
Milford, John
Miller, Mary
Musser, Samuel
Peerer, Betsey
Reah, Andrew
Seer, Thomas
Smith, Arnold
Smith, John
Smith, Nancy
St. Clair, Sarah
Steward, Hugh
Stout, Lot
Stringle, Daniel
Tully, Margaret
Watt, Jane
Weeding, Philip
Weisler, Adam
Wilson, Isaac
Wilson, James
Wilson, WIlliam
Winchester, Mary
Young, John
Zercher, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1824 #460
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Notes
Never entered into Q & A.
Additional Notes
Courthouse.
Payment to Alderman for Constables and his costs in apprehending, examining vagrants etc.
Lightner, Nathaniel.
Smith, John. Vagrant.
Jameson, Susan.
Boyle, Charles.
St. Clair, Sarah.
Birch, Mary. Vagrant.
Glascow, Christiana.
McClean, Benjamin.
McClean, Ann.
Tully, Margaret.
Linton, John.
Cunningham, Hugh.
Reah, Andrew.
Musser, Samuel.
Steward, Hugh.
Zercher, Christian. Assault and battery.
Duncan, Milton. Assault and battery.
Stringle, Daniel. Vagrant.
Hickman, Sarah. Profane swearing.
Stout, Lot.
McClean, Mary. Vagrant.
Corey, Charles.
Buckram, Daniel.
Conner, Mary Jane.
Jones, William. Attempt to commit larceny at bank.
Watt, Jane. Vagrant.
Fitzgerald, George Washington.
Klingan, Thomas. Indecency.
Manning, Dennis.
McGlachlen, Jesse.
Folk, Polly.
Smith, Arnold.
Fultz, Peter.
Fultz, Eve.
Smith, Nancy.
Mallon, James.
Mallon, Betsy.
Glascow, Abraham.
Johnson, David.
35 unnamed boys. Violating Sabbath by playing on Sunday.
Wilson, WIlliam.
Weisler, Adam. Larceny.
Wilson, Isaac.
Lewis, John.
Young, John.
Milford, John.
Green, Abraham.
Bower, Philip.
Peerer, Betsey.
Johnson, Nelly.
Brown, John.
Winchester, Mary.
Seer, Thomas.
Matston, Ephraim.
Matston, Biddy.
George, Jemiat.
Miller, Mary.
Wilson, James.
McLean, Benjamin.
McLean, Nancy.
Weeding, Philip.
McKim, John.
1 item. 2 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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