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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1898 F158 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
1898
People
Sweeny, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1898 F158 QS
Case Number
160.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fornication.
African-American.
2 items, 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 1887 F014
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
1887
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Sweeny, John D.
Burkholder, D. K.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1887 F014
Case Number
631.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
015
Box Number
015
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: Sweeny, John D.
Filed against: Burkholder, D. K. Occupation: prisonkeeper.
Petition.
Habeas corpus, includes decision.
Return.
Affidavit.
4 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Estate Inventories
Object ID
Inv 1867 F030 S
Collection
Estate Inventories
Year
1867
People
Sweeny, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
West Hempfield Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Object ID
Inv 1867 F030 S
Classification
RG-03-00-0133
Location
Archives
Container
118
Box Number
118
Additional Notes
1 item, 1 piece
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Collection
Collateral Appraisements
Object ID
Coll App 1867 F001 S
Description Level
Item
Collection
Collateral Appraisements
Description
Appraisements of real estate for inheritance tax. Some personal property appraisals are also included. Appraisals include: name of decedent; location and description of real estate; description of personal property; valuation of real estate and personal property; and assessed tax. May also include names of heirs. Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by first letter of decedent's last name. Handwritten; from 1886, handwritten on printed forms.
System of Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by year, then alphabetically by first letter of decedent's last name.
Date of Accumulation
1849-1913
Year
1867
Creator
Register of Wills
People
Sweeny, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Collateral appraisement
West Hempfield Twp.
Place
West Hempfield Twp.
Extent
16 boxes (8 cubic feet)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Coll App 1867 F001 S
Classification
RG 03-00 0312
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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