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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F047 I005
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
Landis, Solon Z.
Pence, Jacob S.
Pierce, George
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
East Donegal Twp.
Place
East Donegal Twp.
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F047 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional names: Solon Z. Landis and Jacob S. Pence.
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 1892 F009 P
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1892
People
Pierce, George
McClure, Robert S.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Sadsbury Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1892 F009 P
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
306
Box Number
306
Additional Notes
McClure, Robert S. Administrator.
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 1844 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
1844
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Pearce, Margaretta
Pierce, Margaretta
Pearce, George
Pierce, George
Hathaway, Jonathan G.
Hathaway, Mrs.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1844 F013
Case Number
418.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
004
Box Number
004
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
Or Pierce, Margaretta.
Custody.
Petitioner: Pearce, George, or Pierce, George.
Filed against: Hathaway, Jonathan G., and his wife.
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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