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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F048 I007
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
1899
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Miller, William J.
Shupp, George E.
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Ephrata Twp.
Place
Ephrata Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F048 I007
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: William J. Miller.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F004 I010
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
Miller, William
Parker, William
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Lampeter Twp.
Place
Lampeter Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F004 I010
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: William Miller.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Liquor License Papers
Object ID
Tav 1863 F21 I26
Description Level
Item
Collection
Liquor License Papers
System of Arrangement
Arranged by municipalities by year.
Year
1863
People
Rosenfeld, Henry
Miller, William F.
Deaner, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Liquor License
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Tav 1863 F21 I26
Classification
RG 02-00 0602
Location
Archives
Container
031
Box Number
031
Additional Notes
Name of tavern: Green Tree.
Bond: Miller, William F.; Deaner, John.
Signers of petition: Miller, William F.; Long, Peter; Ackerman, George; Weaver, Jacob; Frey, Jacob L.; Getz, J. G.; Schaefer, Christrian; Smith, Peter; Brillhart, Joseph; Remly, John F. Sr.; Kissinger, Samuel; Snyder, Jacob; Drepperd, John; Long, John; Miller, Benjamin P.; Miller, Watson H.; Dorr, John; McConomy, Peter M.; Gillespie, Charles; Teusch, Frederick;
Receipt to keep a tavern.
Petition approved.
April term.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #198
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
Abt, John
Bernhart, Anthony
Camp, Stephen P.
Hess, Michael
Miller, John
Miller, William
Schwilckey, Catharine Barbara
Shaffer, William
Sohn, Francis
Sohn, Urias
Williams, Mary Ann
Williams, Sarah
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
West Donegal Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
West Donegal Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #198
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1993/04/15.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Abt, John.
Bernhart, Anthony.
Camp, Stephen P. Teacher.
Hess, Michael.
Miller, John.
Miller, William.
Schwilckey, Catharine Barbara.
Shaffer, William.
Sohn, Francis.
Sohn, Urias.
Williams, Mary Ann.
Williams, Sarah.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #323
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
Anderson, John
Bacon, Joshua
Bassley, William
Carrow, Benjamin
Erhart, Henry
Gensell, Gideon
Kirk, William
Moyers, John
Miller, William
Parker, Joseph
Wacker, James
Search Terms
Prisons
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1831 #323
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Prisons.
Payment to the Philadelphia Prison for support of prisoners in 1830 more than they earned by their labors.
Prisoners and their labor:
Anderson, John.
Bacon, Joshua. Stone sawing.
Bassley, William. Cordwaining.
Carrow, Benjamin. Cotton acct.
Erhart, Henry. Cotton acct.
Gensell, Gideon. Cotton acct.
Kirk, William. Cotton acct.
Moyers, John. Cordwaining.
Miller, William. Cotton acct.
Parker, Joseph. Stone sawing.
Wacker, James. Stone sawing.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1870 F028 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
1870
People
Miller, William H. H.
Good, Rebecca
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1870 F028 QS
Case Number
28.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy with Rebecca Good.
4 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
FEB 1804 F008 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
1804
People
Latcha, Abraham
Slaymaker, Henry
Robert, L.
Smith, Charles
Weirish, Jacob
White, Hugh
Franklin, John
Harris, James
Ross, John
Kimmel, Jacob
Miller, William
McCord, Robert
Shriver, Andrew
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Petitions
Charge: stealing
Watches
Pardons
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1804 F008 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Petition for a pardon, charged with stealing a watch.
Additional names: Henry Slaymaker, L. Robert, Charles Smith, Jacob Weirish, Hugh White, John Franklin, James Harris, John Ross, [unknown signature], [unknown signature], Jacob Kimmel, William Miller, Robert McCord, Andrew Shriver.
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 1829 #002
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
Brabender, Adam
Brabender, Andrew
Brabender, Jacob
Gyer, Catherine
Gyer, Nancy
Kulm, Cornelius
Miller, Theodore
Miller, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Manheim Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Manheim Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #002
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
009
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1993/01/28.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Landis Schoolhouse.
Brabender, Adam.
Brabender, Andrew.
Brabender, Jacob.
Gyer, Catherine.
Gyer, Nancy.
Kulm, Cornelius. Teacher.
Miller, Theodore.
Miller, William.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1893 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
1893
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Miller, William
Smith, Jacob S.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1893 F013
Case Number
776.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
017
Box Number
017
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
Charged with drunken and disorderly conduct.
Petitioner: Miller, William.
Filed against: Smith, Jacob S. Occupation: prisonkeeper.
Petition, includes decision.
Warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus.
Notice.
Return.
5 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1896 F106 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
1896
People
Miller, William
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1896 F106 QS
Case Number
103.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Murder.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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