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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F006
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
1811
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Venus
Hemor, Moses
Atlee, William P.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Commitment papers
Jailor
Warrants
Petition
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Persons of color
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1811 F006
Case Number
29.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
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
Mulatto.
Petitioner: Hemor, Moses.
Filed against: Atlee, William P. His occupation: jailor.
Warrant.
Petition and affidavit.
Habeas corpus, answer and decision.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1817 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
1817
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Profit, Venus
Profit, Lidy
Neal, Thomas
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
African-American
Servants
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1817 F001
Case Number
133.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
002
Box Number
002
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
African-American.
Servant.
Petitioner: Profit, Lidy.
Filed against: Neal, Thomas.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Postcard Collection
Object ID
930-002
Date Range
after 1907
  1 image  
Object Name
Postcard
Collection
Postcard Collection
Description
Clearing Away the Wreck, Low Grade Line, Washington Boro, Pa. Oct. 6, 1908
Date Range
after 1907
Recipient
Mrs. Mary Venus, 817 East Market St., York, Pa.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Washington Boro
Object Name
Postcard
Medium
black and white
Print Size
3 1/2 x 5 1/2
Publisher
A. Lloyd Shultz, Washington Boro, Pa.
Condition
Good
Object ID
930-002
Additional Notes
"Mary if nothing happens to prevent will be over on Thursday on the train that leaves Col at 2.15 supose you know what time it arrives in York. Sue M."
Postmarked March 21, 1911, Washington Boro
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