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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1819 F008
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
1819
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Black, William
Barber, Robert
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: altering a bank note
Jailor
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1819 F008
Case Number
162.000
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
Charged with altering a bank note.
Filed against: Barber, Robert. 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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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1836 F004 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
1836
People
Dulfon, Mary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: stealing money
Bank notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1836 F004 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Stealing bank notes.
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 1836 F017 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
1836
People
Collins, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: counterfeiting money
Bank notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1836 F017 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Counterfeiting bank note.
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
AUG 1840 F022 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
1840
People
Bertram, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: passing counterfeit money
Bank notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1840 F022 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Passing counterfeit money.
Counterfeit note.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1808 F012 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
1808
People
Merklein, Henry
Montfort, Charles
Dady, John
Haines, Daniel
McKeeve, Charles
Kintzel, George
Merkle, Daniel
Konigmacher, Abraham
Root, John
Bricker, Jacob
Leed, George
Schlott, Frederick
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: counterfeiting
Charge: forgery
Depositions
Summons
Drawing
Bank notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1808 F012 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Also: Charles Montfort.
Bank note.
Drawing of plot of land or creek.
Recognizance, for counterfeiting and forging banknotes.
Recognizance for Charles Montfort for charged with aiding and assisting Henry Merklein in forging bank notes.
Depositions of John Dady, George Kintzel, Charles Montfort, Henry Merklein, Adam Konigmacher, John Ruth, Jacob Bricker, George Leed, Frederick Schlott.
Summons for Charles McKeeve.
Additional names: John Dady, Daniel Haines, Charles McKeeve, George Kintzel, Daniel Merkle, Abraham Konigmacher, John Root, Jacob Bricker, George Leed, Frederick Schlott.
11 items, 11 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1808 F052 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
1808
People
Snyder, Elizabeth
Ihling, Christopher
Ball, Joseph
Britzius, Isaac
Ihling, George
Snyder, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: suspicion of theft
Bank notes
Depositions
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1808 F052 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged on suspicion of taking a bank note by Christopher Ihling.
Deposition of Christopher Ihling.
Additional names: Joseph Ball, Isaac Britzius, George Ihling, Henry Snyder.
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
NOV 1806 F022 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
1806
People
Foley, George
Atlee, William P.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: suspicion of counterfeiting
Bank notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1806 F022 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with suspicion of making counterfeit bank notes.
Additional name: William P. Atlee.
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 1815 F012 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
1815
People
Carter, Joss
Sherts, Christian
Brown, Dina
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Information
Charge: receiving stolen goods
Bank notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1815 F012 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Information of Christian Sherts, defendant accused of receiving a stolen bank note from Dina Brown.
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 1815 F037 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
1815
People
Brown, Dina
Sherts, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: larceny
Bank notes
Convictions
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1815 F037 QS
Case Number
19.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Conviction, larceny of a bank note from Christian Sherts.
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
AUG 1816 F014 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
1816
People
Bell, Alexander
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: counterfeiting
Bank notes
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1816 F014 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, counterfeiting bank notes.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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