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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1872 F020
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
Young, David
Mentzer, John W.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1872 F020
Case Number
57.000
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
Charged with felonious assault and battery which result on the death of a person.
Petitioner: Young, David.
Filed against: Mentzer, John W. Occupation: prisonkeeper.
Petition, includes decision.
Warrant of commitment.
Habeas corpus.
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.
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Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1830 #428
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
1830
Creator
County Commissioners
People
Allen, Aaron Quinby
Bender, Elizabeth
Boetner, Jacob
Garber, Stephen
Wisler, John
Wisler, Rudolph
Young, David
Search Terms
Manor Twp.
Poor children
Teacher
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Manor Twp.
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1830 #428
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Location
Archives
Container
011
Box Number
011
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1995/05/02.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Allen, Aaron Quinby. Teacher.
Bender, Elizabeth
Boetner, Jacob
Garber, Stephen
Wisler, John
Wisler, Rudolph
Young, David
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1873 F155 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
1873
People
Gochenour, Eli W.
Hess, Edward
Young, David
Campbell, William
Smith, John S.
Waters, Jacob
Hairline, George
Catchell, J. C.
Frey, J. W.
Williamson, John
Bear, Jacob
Bonum, Anthony
Harnish, M. S.
Kauffman, Jacob F.
Otto, Jacob
Murry, Amos
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Constable's return
Constables
Manor Twp.
Place
Manor Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1873 F155 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Constable's return.
Case numbers: 182, 196, 197, 198.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1872 F019 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
Young, David
Read, William
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: homicide
Charge: murder
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1872 F019 QS
Case Number
13.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Murder of William Read.
6 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
NOV 1872 F019
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1872
People
Young, David
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1872 F019
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
19.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Murder.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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