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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1837 F001
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
1837
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Fasnacht, Elizabeth
Reed, Peter Jr.
Spear, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: vagrancy
Jailor
Petition
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Warrants
Commitment papers
Testimony
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1837 F001
Case Number
300.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
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 vagrancy.
Petitioner: Fasnacht, Elizabeth.
Filed against: Reed, Peter Jr. Occupation: jailor.
Petition, includes affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
Warrant of commitment.
Testimony of Robert Spear.
4 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1821 #304
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
Year
1821
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Addams, WIlliam
Baird, John Jr.
Boggs, Francis
Boyer, Samuel
Charles, Sophia
Cochran, Isaac
Fidler, Leonard
Haines, Henry
Hammelton, William
Heckrotte, John
Kain, James
Maxwell, William
McClellan, James
McGran
McGrann, Patrick
Megrand, Patric
Moore, Zacheriah
Patrick McGiven
Patrick McGram
Pearson, John
Rogers, Alexander
Russel, Elijah
Sheets, John
Shimp, David
Spear, Robert
Steward, Christian
Stewart, Charles
Taylor, Charles
Wilson, John
Wimble, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Witnesses
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 1821 #304
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Notes
Never entered into Q&A.
Additional Notes
Witnesses pay.
Commonwealth vs. Isaac Cochran.
Taylor, Charles.
Commonwealth vs. John Pearson.
Addams, WIlliam.
Rogers, Alexander.
Commonwealth vs. James Kain.
Fidler, Leonard.
Commonwealth vs. McGran.
Heckrotte, John.
Commonwealth vs. Patric Megrand.
Boggs, Francis.
Commonwealth vs.Patric Megrand.
Haines, Henry.
Commonwealth vs. James HAin.
Moore, Zacheriah.
Charles, Sophia.
Commonwealth vs. Patrick McGraham.
Charles, Sophia.
Heckrotte, Henry.
Russel, Elijah.
McClellan, James.
Maxwell, William.
Wilson, John.
Commonwealth vs. Patrick McGram.
WIlson, John.
Wimble, Mary.
Sheets, John.
Commonwealth vs. Patric Megrand.
Boyer, Samuel.
Commonwealth vs. Patrick McGiven.
Baird, John Jr.
Commonwealth vs. Christian Steward.
Spear, Robert.
Commonwealth vs. Patrick McGrann.
Constable costs.
Heckrotte, Henry Constable.
Commonwealth vs. James Kain and Partick McGram.
Commonwealth vs.William Hammelton.
Commonwealth vs. David Shimp and others.
Commonwealth vs. Charles Stewart.
25 items, 25 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #312
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
Year
1823
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Ackerman, George
Adam, John
Agnew, R.
Agnew, Robert
Albright, Francis
Albright, John
Alexander, Clarissa
Anderson, Elisha
Bacon, James
Barkliff, John
Barlow, Jane
Bartle, Barbara
Basset, Thomas
Baum, Daniel
Bauman, Benjamin
Beatty, Seth
Beckels, Paul
Becktel, Paul
Bectel, Paul
Bennet, Amos
Besicomer, Elisha
Bickel, Paul
Biddle, Benjamin
Bollinger, Daniel
Booth, James
Bordle, Barbara
Boulden, N. L.
Bowman, Francis
Bowman, Mary
Boyd, Robert
Brabson, Jesse
Brabson, John Samuel
Brabson, Mary
Brabson, Rebecca
Bradley, Dennis
Bradly, Zeba
Bramsberger, George
Brison, Ann
Brown, John
Brunner, Abraham
Burton, James
Busser, Elizabeth
Cane, Christianah
Carlisle, Mary
Carpenter, Samuel
Carroll, John
Carter, Charles
Casey, James
Chambers, Joseph
Chapman, Nancy
Chapman, Susanna
Chapman, Thomas
Cleckman, George
Cole, Christian
Collins, John
Collins, Thomas
Copeland, John
Cramwell, Jeremiah
Cromwell, Christian
Cromwell, Jeremiah
Curly, Hugh
Curry, John
Dale, Samuel
Daugherty, Hugh
Derr, Jacob
Diller, Martin
Dishon, John
Docherty, Charles
Docherty, Hugh
Dockerly, Charles
Dodds, William
Dorwart, Adam
Dorwart, Martin
Dorwart, Polly
Druckenbrode, Jacob
Eaches, Jefferson
Eargood, Sebastian
Eargood, Susanna
Eberman, Mathias
Eccles, Samuel
Eccles, William
Eck, William
Eddings, Alexander
Ehler, Jacob
Eichholtz, Leonard
Elves, Samuel
Evans, Davis
Fahnestock, Elizabeth
Fahnestock, Samuel Dr.
Fahnestock, Samuel W.
Falk, Betsy
Finkenauer, George
Fitzgerald, David
Fogle, Sally
Foltz, Mary
Ford, James
Freeman, Clarkson
Fretz, John
Frey, Jacob Jr.
Gabel, Joseph
Ganz, Frederick
Gebel, Martin
Geisel, Frederick
Gemberling, Jacob
Gill, Charles
Girts, John M.
Graham, George
Gray, John
Green, Joseph
Groff, Lemon
Grumwell, Jeremiah
Gumpf, Barbara
Gundacker, John
Haag, Bernard
Haag, Michael
Haag, Nancy
Haines, Daniel
Hamilton, Ann
Hamilton, Anne
Hamilton, Elizabeth
Hamilton, William
Harnish, David
Harnish, John
Harnish, MIchael
Harnly, Isaac
Hartley, George
Hartman, John
Hartman, Rosina
Heinz, Margaret
Henery, Michal
Henkel , Jonathan
Henry, Michael
Hernly, Isaac
Hillman, Jacob
Hilman, Jacob
Hocker, George
Hocker, John
Hoeker, George
Hoeker, John
Hoffman, Catharine
Holesworth, William
Hook, Jonathan
Hoover, Joseph
Houston, Samuel
Howard, Mary
Hummel, Christian
Hunter, Sarah
Hyde, Nicholas
Jackson, James
Johnston, Sarah
Jones, Eliza
Jones, John
Kain, Christiana
Kam, Elizabeth
Kann, Henry
Keisser, Jacob
Keller, Christian
Keller, Daniel
Kelly, Augustus Avers
Kelly, Edward
Kendrick, Juliana
Kiener, Jacob
King, Robert
Kinsey, Samuel
Kitch, Jacob
Koutz, John
Kraus, George
Krause, George
Kreiter, Benjamin
Krich, Elizabeth
Kuhn, A.J.
Kuhn, Augustus J.
Kuhn, Frederick
Kuntz, Georg
Lackey, Catherine
Lacky, Catherine
Lamb, James
Lawrence, Joseph
Lechler, John
Lehman, Jacob
Leibly, Juliana
Leman, Abraham
Leonard, Catharine
Leonard, Ezekiel
Leonard, John
Leonard, Joseph
Lightner, John
Lloyd, Thomas
Long, George
Lovett, Thomas
Lovett, WIlliam
Lyon, Mary
Markley, John
Matter, George
Maxwell, Hugh
May, David
Mc Donald, Ann
McCammon, John
McCandler, James
McCardle, Peter
McCurdy, Molly
McDonald, Ann
McDonald, Betsy
McDonald, Hugh
McDonnel, Hugh
McFalegan, Peggy
McGee, Thomas
McIntire, Margaret
McKimm, Joseph
Melten, Elizabeth
Mercer, Caleb
Meridith, Ann
Messenkop, George
Mieckmuller, Magge
Miller, Alexander
Miller, Andrew
Miller, David
Miller, Jacob
Miller, John
Miller, Martin
Miller, Robert
Montture, James
Morrison, Daniel
Morrison, John
Morry, George
Moudel, Frederick
Moyer, Levi
Moyer, Lewis
Mullin, John
Musketnus, Susan
Nellis, Thomas
Nole, George. Jr.
Olmsted, Daniel
Parker, James
Parker, William
Passmore, Reuben
Peeler, Jacob
Pence, George
Penington, Isaac Dr.
Pennell, Benjamin
Peterman, Jacob
Porter, Joseph
Powell, Edward
Price, Richard
Probst, Henry
Protzman, Frederick
Rauch, Daniel H.
Reed, Nancy
Reed, Patrick
Rees, Nancy
Reist, Jacob
Ressler, George
RIchardson, Samuel
Robinson, William
Rogers, James
Ross, William B.
Roth, Peter
Royal, Jonathan
Sanders, Hugh
Scheidler, Catharine
Scherrick, Jacob
Sewitzer, Conrad
Sharp, Samuel
Sheaffer, Esther
Sherick, Jacob
Shippen, Leonard
Shippen, Nancy
Silknitter, Michael
Smith, Elizabeth
Smith, Ester
Snively, Abraham
Spear, Robert
Spera, Henry
Spiker, Arthur
Stacy, William
Stewart, Susannah
Stine, Hannah
Stine, Samuel
Stober, Michael
Stone, Elizabeth
Stroke, Samuel
Stuart, Susana
Sweeney, James
Sweitzer, Conrad
Taggart, James
Taylor, William
Thomas, Christian
Thompson, John
Thompson, William
Thomspn, John
Tolans, William
Voight, John F.
Walker, James
Walter, Christiana
Walter, Christina
Walton, Christiana
Warfel, Abraham
Warn, Daniel
Warner, John
Warren, John
Weaver, Samuel
Weaver,George
White, Joseph
Williams, John
Wilson, Jane
Wilson, John
Withers, Cuttis
Witmer, Abraham
Worn, Daniel
Young, Frederick
Zahm, Daniel
Zecher, Christian
Zecher, Mary
Zeigler, Frederick
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1823 #312
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
Notes
Entered into Q&A Sep 2, 2003.
Additional Notes
Witness Pay for Mayor's Court.
Ackerman, George. Witness. Comm. v. Haag, Bernard;
Haag, Michael. Assault and battery.
Bacon, James; Hamilton, Elizabeth; Hamilton, William; Mercer, Caleb; Shippen, Mancy; THomspn, John. Witnesses. Comm. v. Cramwell, Jeremiah.
Barlow, Jane; Carpenter, Samuel Esq.; Eberman, Matthias; Holesworth, William; Heinz, Margaret; Mieckmuller, Magge; McFalegan, Peggy. Witnesses. Comm. v. Miller, Robert.
Bauman, Benjamin. Justice. Comm. v. Bollinger, Daniel and others. assault and battery.
Boulden, N.L. Defendant's bill for subpeonas. Comm. v.
Wilson, John. Murder.
Parker, _____ Mr.; Ross, William B.; Brabson, Mary; Collins, Thomas; Brabson, John Samuel. Witnesses. Comm. v. Brabson, Rebecca.
Bowman, Mary. Witness. Comm. v. Bartle, Barbara; Chapman, Susanna. Disorderly house.
Bradly, Zeba. Witness. Comm. v. Haag, Bernard.
Brunner, Abraham; Bennet, Amos. Witnesses. Comm. v. Hamilton, Ann.
Carroll, John. Witness. Comm v. Auguatus Kuhn & others.
Chambers, Joseph. Witness. Comm v. Agustus J. Kuhn et al.
Chambers, Joseph. Witness. Comm V. Hugh McDonald et al. Horse stealing.
Chambers, Joseph. Constable. Comm. v. Grumwell, Jeremiah.
Chapman, Thomas; Chapman, Nancy. Witnesses. Comm. v. Wilson, John.
Copeland, John. Witness. Comm. v. Hilman, Jacob. Larceny.
Curry, John. Witness. Comm. v. Stacy, William. Sodomy or buggery.
Dale, Samuel. Alderman. Bill for costs in the following cases. Comm. v. Royal, Jonathan; assault and battery. Olmsted, Daniel; larceny. Leibly, Juliana; surety of peace. McKimm, Joseph; larceny. Carter, Charles; larceny. Robinson, William; assault and battery. Derr, Jacob; surety of peace. McCardle, Peter; perjury. Green, Joseph.
surety of peace. Lyon, Mary; larceny. McIntire, Margaret; larceny. McDonald, Ann; assault and battery. Ford, James; assault and battery. Carlisle, Mary; assault and battery. Casey, James; Parker, James; assault ansd battery. Williams, John; larcceny. Brison, Ann; Larceny. Jones, John; larceny. Graham, George; perjury. Anderson, Elisha; larceny. McDonald, Betsy; perjury. Wilson, John; assault and battery. Hilman, Jacob; larceny. McGee, Thomas; assault and battery.
Collins, Thomas. Payment for apprehending and conveying to jail Cole, Christian. Horse stealing.
Dale, Samuel Esq. Costs on the following convicts: Foltz, Mary, intoxication. Nellis, Thomas, intoxication and swearing. Gray, John, intoxication and swearing. Bradley, Dennis, swearing. Gill, Charles, intoxication. Falk, Betsy, intoxication. Taylor, William Intoxication. Hunter, Sarah, intoxication. Spiker, Arthur, intoxication. Biddle, Benjamin, intoxication. Acquitted of breaching ther sabbath: Fogle, Sally; Bordle, Barbara; Musketnus, Susan.
Daugherty, Hugh. [or Docherty, Hugh]. Witness. Comm. v. Eck, William. Larceny.
Dodds, William; Burton, James. Witnesses. Comm. v. Wilson, John.
Dorwart, Adam. Witness. Comm. v. Docherty, Charles. Disorderly house.
Dorwart, Martin. Witness. Comm. v. Docherty, Charles. Disorderly house.
Dorwart, Polly; Zecher, Mary; Stone, Elizabeth; Zecher, Christian. Witnesses. Comm. v. Howard, Mary.
Eargood, Sebastian; Eargood, Susanna; Kinsey, Samuel; Zeigler, Frederick; RIchardson, Samuel; Withers, Cuttis; Hoeker, George [or Hocker, George]; Hoeker, John [or Hocker, John] Albright, John; Adam, John; Long, George. Witnesses. Comm v. Sherick, Jacob.
Eberman, Mathias. Witness. Comm. v. James Lamb. Larceny.
Eberman, Mathias. Witness. Comm. v. Haag, Bernard; Haag, Michael. Assault and battery.
Eberman, Mathias. Witness. Comm. v. Kuhn, A.J. and others. Misdemeanor.
Eddings, Alexander. Witness. Comm. v. McDonnel, Hugh; Walker, James; Cole, Christian. Horse stealing.
Ehler, Jacob. Witness. Comm. v. Cleckman, George. Adultery.
Ehler, Jacob. Witness. Comm. v. McCandler, James.
Eichholtz, Leonard; Penington, Isaac Dr.; Agnew, R. Dr.; Booth, James; Leonard, Joseph; Leonard, Ezekiel; Houston, Samuel. Witnesses. Comm. v. Passmore, Reuben. Manslaughter.
Evans, Davis; Silknitter, Michael; Eaches, Jefferson; Lawrence, Joseph; Wilson, Jane; Busser, Elizabeth; Curly, Hugh. Witnesses. Comm. v. Johnston, Sarah. Arson.
Fahnestock, Samuel W. Witness. Comm. v. Fahnestock, Samuel Dr.
Fahnestock, Samuel W. Witness. Comm. v. Haag, Bernard; Haag, Michael. Assault and battery.
Finkenauer, George. To pay costs in Comm. v. Haag, Bernard; Hagg, Nancy.
Fitzgerald, David. Witness. Comm. v. Lackey, Catherine. Assault and battery.
Gebel, Martin. Witness. Comm. v. Stacy, William. Sodomy or buggery.
Gemberling, Jacob. Witness. Comm. v. Lamb, James. Larceny.
Girts, John M. Witness. Comm. v. Hillman, Jacob. Larceny.
Gumpf, Barbara; Collins, John; Kuntz, Georg; Hartley, George. Witnesses. Comm. v. Bartle, Barbara; Chapman, Susanna. Disorderly house.
Gundacker, John. Witness. Comm. v. Walter, Christina. Disorderly house.
Haines, Daniel. Constable. Comm. v. Passmore, Reuben. Manslaughter.
Harnish, David; Cromwell, Christian; Harnish, John; Harnish, MIchael. Witnesses. Comm. v. Moyer, Levi. Assault and battery.
Harnish, David; Harnish, John; Harnish, Michael; Hummel, Christian. Witnesses. Comm. v. Moyer, Lewis.
Harnly, Isaac. [or Hernly, Isaac] Witness. Comm. v. Rogers, James. Cheating and defrauding.
Hartman, Rosina; Hartman, John. Witnesses. Comm. v. Howard, Mary.
Henkel , Jonathan. Witness. Comm. v. Frederick Kuhn and others. Selling foreign merchandise without a license.
Henry, Michael [or Henery, Michal]. Witness. Comm. v. Miller, Robert.
Hoffman, Catharine. Witness. Comm. v. Nole, George. Jr.
Hoover, Joseph. Witness. Comm. v. Haag, Bernard; Haag, Nancy. Assault and battery.
Jackson, James. Justice. Comm. v. Eccles, Samuel; Eccles, William. Larceny.
Kain, Christiana [or Cane, Christianah]. Witness. Comm. v. Reed, Patrick; Reed, Nancy. Assault and battery.
Kam, Elizabeth. Witness. Comm. v. Walter, Christiana. Disorderly house.
Kann, Henry. Witness. McDonald, Hugh and others. Horse stealing.
Keller, Christian. Witness. Comm. v. Walton, Christiana. Disorderly house.
Keller, Daniel. Witness. Comm. v. Reed, Patrick; Reed, Nancy.
Kendrick, Juliana. WItness. Comm. v. Lacky, Catherine. Assault and battery.
Kitch, Jacob. Witness. Comm V. Hugh McDonald. Horse stealing.
Koutz, John. Witness. Comm. v. Lamb, James. Larceny.
Kraus, George; Frey, Jacob Jr.; [Bescipamer, _____]. Witnesses. Comm v. Haag, Bernard; Haag, Michael. Assault and battery.
Krause, George. Witness. Comm. v. Dockerly, Charles. Disorderly house.
Kreiter, Benjamin. Justice. Comm. v. Young, Frederick; Miller, Andrew. Malicious mischief.
Leman, Abraham; Ganz, Frederick; Fretz, John; Roth, Peter; Kiener, Jacob; Porter, Joseph; Bramsberger, George; Lehman, Jacob. WItnesses. Comm. v. Hyde, Nicholas.
Leonard, Catharine. Witness. Comm. v. Lacky, Catherine. Assault and battery.
Leonard, John. Witness. Comm v. Augustus J. Kuhn and others. Misdemeanors.
Leonard, John.Comm v. Pence, George. Misdemeanor.
Lightner, John. Justice. Comm. v. Diller, Martin. Misdemeanor.
Lloyd, Thomas. Justice. Comm. v. Jones, Eliza, larceny.
Comm. v. Sanders, Hugh, bigamy. Boyd, Robert, larceny.
Jones, Eliza, assault and battery.
Long, George. Witness. COmm. v. Sherick, Jacob.
Lovett, Thomas; Haines, Daniel; Lovett, WIlliam. Witnesses. Comm. v. Conrad Sweitzer. Larceny.
Markley, John. Witness. Comm. v. Hook, Jonathan; larceny. Comm. v. Alexander, Clarissa; larceny.
Matter, George Esq. Comm. v. Albright, Francis, fornication and bastardy. Comm. v. Beckels, Paul, fornication and bastardy. Comm. v. Barkliff, John, assault and battery. Comm. v. Sewitzer, Conrad, larceny. Comm. v. Lacky, Catherine, assault and battery.
Matter, George Esq. Comm. v. Besicomer, Elisha; assault and battery. Howard, Mary; surety of the peace. Rogers, James; cheating. Reed, Patrick; Rees, Nancy; assault and battery.
Maxwell, Hugh. Witness. Comm v. Augustus J, Kuhn et al. Misdemeanor.
May, David. Justice. Comm. v. Hyde, Nicholas. Larceny.
Melten, Elizabeth; Docherty, Charles; McCurdy, Molly. WItnesses. Comm. v. Eck, William. Larceny.
Meridith, Ann. Witness. Comm. v. Reed, Patrick; Reed, Nancy. Assault and battery.
Messenkop, George. Witness. Comm v. A.J. Kuhn & others.
Miller, Alexander. Witness. Comm. v. Freeman, Clarkson. Libel.
Miller, David. Witness. Comm. v. McDonald, Hugh. Horsestealing.
Miller, John. Witness. Comm. v. Freeman, Clarkson Dr. Libel.
Miller, Jacob. Witness. Comm. v. Bollinger, Daniel; Druckenbrode, Jacob; Warren, John.
Miller, Martin. Witness. Comm. v. Kuhn, A.J. and others.
Morrison, Daniel. Justice. Comm. v. Brabson, Rebecca; Brabson, Jesse. Arson.
Morrison, John Esq. Justice. Comm. v. Keisser, Jacob. Burglary and larceny.
Morry, George. Witness. Comm. v. Rogers, James. Cheating.
Mullin, John. Witness. Comm. v. Walter, Christiana. Disorderly house.
Parker, James. Witness. Comm. v. Elves, Samuel. Disorderly house.
Peeler, Jacob. Witness. Comm. v. Stuart, Ben.
Pennell, Benjamin. Witness. Comm. v. Stacy, William. Buggery.
Peterman, Jacob. Witness. Comm v. Haag, Bernard; Haag, Michael.
Powell, Edward. Witness. Comm. v. Haag, Bernard; Haag, Michael. Assault and battery.
Price, Richard; Montture, James; Snively, Abraham. Witnesses. Comm. v. Basset, Thomas.
Probst, Henry; Dishon, John; Miller, John. Witnesses. Comm. v. Miller, Andrew.
Probst, Henry; Dishon, John; Miller, John. Witnesses. Comm. v. Young, Frederick.
Protzman, Frederick. Witness. Comm v. Haag, Bernard.
Rauch, Daniel H. Justice. Comm. v. Ressler, George.
Reist, Jacob. Witness. Comm. v. Stacy, William. sodomy or buggery.
Scheidler, Catharine; Sheaffer, Esther. Witnesses. Comm. v. Geisel, Frederick.
Sharp, Samuel; Gabel, Joseph. Witnesses. Comm. v. Bollinger, Daniel; Druckenbrode, Jacob; Warner, John. Assault and battery.
Smith, Elizabeth. Witness. Comm. v. Lacky, Catherine. Assault and battery.
Smith, Ester; Stroke, Samuel; Miller, Jacob; Krich, Elizabeth; Fahnestock, Elizabeth; Baum, Daniel. Witnesses.Comm. v. Moudel, Frederick.
Spear, Robert. Justice. Comm. v. Hamilton, Anne. Larceny.
Spera, Henry. Constable. Comm. v. Diller, Martin. Misdemeanor.
Stewart, Susannah [or Stuart, Susana]. Witness. Comm. v. Kelly, Edward. Assault and battery.
Stine, Samuel; Stine, Hannah. Witness. Comm. v. Howard, Mary. Surety of the peace.
Stober, Michael. Justice. Comm. v. Scherrick, Jacob. Malicious mischief.
Sweeney, James; Tolans, William; Brown, John. Witnesses. Comm. v. King, Robert [W.].
Taggart, James. Witness. Comm. v. Haag, Bernard; Haag, Michael. Assault and battery.
Thomas, Christian. Comm. v. Kelly, Augustus Avers; Witmer, Abraham; Groff, Lemon; Bowman, Francis; Parker, William.
Thompson, John; Shippen, Leonard. Witnesses. Comm. v. Cromwell, Jeremiah.
Thompson, William. Witness. Comm. v. Ann Mc Donald. Assault and battery.
Voight, John F. ; Becktel, Paul [or Bectel, Paul or Bickel, Paul]. Witnesses. Kuhn, Augustus J and others. Misdemeanor.
Warfel, Abraham. Witness. Comm v. Lechler, John. Murder
White, Joseph. Witness. Comm. v. Walter, Christiana. Disorderly house.
Worn, Daniel [or Warn, Daniel]; Lightner, John; Weaver, Samuel; Weaver,George; McCammon, John Dr.; Beatty, Seth. Witnesses. Comm. v. Diller, Martin.
Zahm, Daniel. Sheriff fees for serving attachment on Agnew, Robert Dr. Comm. v. Passmore, Reuben. Manslaughter.
118 items. 121 pieces.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1833 F009 W
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1833
People
Wells, William H.
Spear, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1833 F009 W
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
410
Box Number
410
Additional Notes
Spear, Robert. Administrator.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1837 F044 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
1837
People
Cochran, R. E.
Spear, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Affidavits
Doctor
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1837 F044 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Affidavit of R. E. Cochran, M.D., that Robert Spear is ill.
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 1821 #060
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
Year
1821
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Banks, David
Spear, Robert
Trepean, Charles
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster
Courthouses
African-American
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Lancaster
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1821 #060
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Notes
Not entered into Q&A. The items entered in Q&A as 1821 #060 do not match the document. They seem to duplicate part of 1821 #054.
Additional Notes
Bill of costs.
Spear, Robert Esq.
Banks, David. African-American. Profane swearing.
Trepean, Charles. Sabbath-breaking.
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1781 F001 P
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1781
People
Peden, Martha
Spear, Robert
Rankin, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1781 F001 P
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
298
Box Number
298
Additional Notes
Spear, Robert; Rankin, Samuel. Executors.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Estate Inventories
Object ID
Inv 1800 F010 S
Collection
Estate Inventories
Year
1800
People
Spear, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
None
Object Name
Documents
Object ID
Inv 1800 F010 S
Classification
RG-03-00-0133
Location
Archives
Container
111
Box Number
111
Additional Notes
Slaves listed.
1 item, 2 pieces
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Estate Inventories
Object ID
Inv 1850 F025 S
Collection
Estate Inventories
Year
1850
People
Spear, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Columbia
Object Name
Documents
Object ID
Inv 1850 F025 S
Classification
RG-03-00-0133
Location
Archives
Container
116
Box Number
116
Additional Notes
Occupation: justice of the peace.
1 item, 2 pieces
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Renunciations
Object ID
Ren 1850 F086
Description Level
Item
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
1850
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Spear, Robert
Cochran, R. E.
Carothers, W. Franklin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Renunciation
Place
None
Extent
12 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Ren 1850 F086
Classification
RG 03-00 0115
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Associated Material
Administrators Accounts
Miscellaneous Orphans' Court Papers
Additional Notes
Renouncer: Cochran, R. E.
Administrator: Carothers, W. Franklin.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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