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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1852 F014 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
1852
People
Rittenhouse, Isaac
Rittenhouse, John C.
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: assault
Charge: malicious mischief
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1852 F014 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Also: John C. Rittenhouse.
Assault; malicious mischief.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Marriage Applications and Consent Forms
Object ID
1900 F299 MA
Description Level
Item
Collection
Marriage Applications and Consent Forms
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically and then by application number.
Year
1900
People
Rittenhouse, John C.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Lancaster
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
1900 F299 MA
Application Number
16941.000
Classification
RG 04-00 0401
Location
Archives
Container
012
Box Number
012
Additional Notes
Groom: Rittenhouse, John C.
Bride: Hill, Annie L. Lancaster.
Parents of groom: Rittenhouse, William.
Parents of bride: Hill, Daniel.
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 1850 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
1850
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Rittenhouse, John C.
Huber, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1850 F009
Case Number
544.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
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
Disturbing the peace.
Petitioner: Rittenhouse, John C.
Filed against: Huber, Jacob. Occupation: Sheriff.
Petition.
Copy of warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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