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Collection
Estate Inventories
Object ID
Inv 1768 F005 S
Collection
Estate Inventories
Year
1768
People
Simpson, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Paxton Twp., Lancaster County
Object Name
Documents
Object ID
Inv 1768 F005 S
Classification
RG-03-00-0133
Location
Archives
Container
108
Box Number
108
Additional Notes
Also administrators' bond.
Please use photocopy.
Servants listed.
Slave listed.
2 items, 5 pieces
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1851 F093 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
1851
People
Simpson, Samuel
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: assault and battery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1851 F093 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Assault and battery.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1844 F020
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
Simpson, Samuel
Ehler, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1844 F020
Case Number
425.000
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
Charged with assault and battery.
Petitioner: Simpson, Samuel.
Filed against: Ehler, John. Occupation: Sheriff and jailor.
Petition.
Mittimus.
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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Collection
Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1895 F030
  1 document  
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
Ferrier, Mary
Ferrier, John
Humphreyville, Christianna
Hamilton, Elizabeth
Miller, Mary
Dodge, Elizabeth
Ferrier, Susan
Simpson, William
Boyle, Grace
Gunnion, John
Hamilton, Alfred
Simpson, Samuel
Carpenter, Laura
Humphreyville, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Lancaster
Place
Lancaster
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1895 F030
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
017
Box Number
017
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncers: Ferrier, John; Humphreyville, Christianna; Hamilton, Elizabeth; Miller, Mary; Dodge, Elizabeth; Ferrier, Susan; Simpson, William; Boyle, Grace; Gunnion, John; Hamilton, Alfred; Simpson, Samuel; Carpenter, Laura.
Administrator: Humphreyville, John.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Documents
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