Skip header and navigation

Revise Search

5 records – page 1 of 1.

Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1872 F021
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
1872
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Way, Sarah
Mentzer, John W.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1872 F021
Case Number
58.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
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
Surety of peace.
Petitioner: Way, Sarah.
Filed against: Mentzer, John W. Occupation: prisonkeeper.
Petition.
Warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus, includes decision.
Return, includes copy of warrant of commitment.
4 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
Less detail
Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1878 F008 W
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1878
People
Way, David
Manning, Benjamin K.
Way, Sarah Ann
Way, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Manor Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1878 F008 W
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
426
Box Number
426
Additional Notes
Manning, Benjamin K. Guardian of Sarah Ann Way, Jacob Way.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1870 F061 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
1870
People
King, George
Way, Sarah Jane
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fornication and bastardy
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1870 F061 QS
Case Number
67.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy with Sarah Jane Way.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
APR 1872 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
1872
People
Way, Sarah
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: surety of the peace
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1872 F060 QS
Case Number
59.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Surety of the peace.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Indictments
Object ID
AUG 1871 F012
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1871
People
King, George
Way, Sarah J.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1871 F012
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
12.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fornication and bastardy.
Mother of Child: Way, Sarah J.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail