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Collection
Constables' and Detectives' Bonds
Object ID
Constable F039 I001
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
1896
Creator
Clerk of Courts of Lancaster County
People
Schill, Bernard
Thomas, George
Search Terms
Constables' Bonds
Detectives' Bonds
Bonds
Columbia
Place
Columbia
Extent
4 boxes, 2 cu. ft.
Object Name
Bond, Legal
Language
English
Condition
Good
Object ID
Constable F039 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0558
Location
LancasterHistory.org
Room
Archives West 1
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Additional name: George Thomas.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy or PDF made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1889 F012
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
1889
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Boyle, John
Schill, Bernard
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1889 F012
Case Number
670.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
016
Box Number
016
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
Petitioner: Boyle, John.
Filed against: Schill, Bernard.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes decision.
2 items, 1 piece
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 1898 F003 S
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Only administrators' account.
1 item, 2 pieces
Year
1898
People
Schill, Bernard
Thomas, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia
Physical Characteristics
1 item, 1 piece
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1898 F003 S
Location
Archives
Container
393
Box Number
393
Additional Notes
Thomas, George. Administrator.
3 items, 6 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
AUG 1893 F147
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1893
People
Schill, Bernard Jr.
Wilker, Lizzie
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1893 F147
Case Number
150.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Notes
Fornication and bastardy
1 item, 1 piece
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy.
Mother of child: Wilker, Lizzie.
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 1893 F060 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
1893
People
Schill, Bernard Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1893 F060 QS
Case Number
60.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy.
Mother of child: Wilker, Lizzie C.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1895 F096
Description Level
Fonds
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
1895
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Schill, Bernard
Thomas, Maggie
Schill, Adam
Thomas, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Columbia
Place
Columbia
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1895 F096
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
017
Box Number
017
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Thomas, Maggie; Schill, Bernard; Schill, Adam.
Administrator: Thomas, George.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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