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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
JAN 1809 F008 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
1809
People
Welch, James
Bear, John
Myers, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: horse stealing
Depositions
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1809 F008 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Case #1, Oyer and Terminer.
Recognizance, charged with stealing a horse, from the stable of John Bear, property of John Myers.
Deposition of John Myers.
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
APR 1809 F034 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
1809
People
Welch, James
Correll, John
Eberman, Philip
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1809 F034 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Also: John Correll, Philip Eberman.
Recognizance, appear in Oyer and Terminer Court.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
JAN 1809 F008
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1809
People
Welch, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1809 F008
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Larceny
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 1809 F004
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
1809
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Welch, James
Ross, Patton
Eberman, Philip
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bail
Jailor
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1809 F004
Case Number
20.000
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
Bail demanded.
Petitioner: Ross, Patton.
Filed against: Eberman, Philip. His occupation: jailor.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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