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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1844 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
1844
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Reidenbach, Jacob
Ehler, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: fraud
Sheriffs
Jailor
Petition
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1844 F001
Case Number
407.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
004
Box Number
004
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 fraud.
Petitioner: Reidenbach, Jacob.
Filed against: Ehler, John. Occcupation: Sheriff and jailor.
Commitment paper.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
Petition.
3 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 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
Witlinger, John Jr.
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fraud
Naturalization papers
Charge: furnishing fraudulent Naturalization papers
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1872 F060 QS
Case Number
57.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Furnishing a fraudulent Naturalization paper.
5 items, 5 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1872 F066 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
McMillen, Elias
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fraud
Charge: furnishing fraudulent Naturalization papers
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1872 F066 QS
Case Number
63.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Furnishing fraudulent Naturalization papers.
4 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1873 F083 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
Spellinger, Joseph
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: embezzlement
Charge: false pretenses
Charge: fraud
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1873 F083 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Embezzlement; false pretenses; fraud.
Case numbers: 95, 103.
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 1874 F064 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
1874
People
Becker, H. B.
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: forgery
Charge: fraud
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1874 F064 QS
Case Number
57.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fraud; forgery.
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 1874 F074 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
1874
People
Musser, Isaac
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fraud
Charge: violation of election law
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1874 F074 QS
Case Number
71.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fraud; violating election laws.
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 1856 F099 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
1856
People
Drum, Isaac
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fraud
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1856 F099 QS
Case Number
100.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fraud.
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
APR 1875 F142 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
1875
People
Clemmer, D. W.
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fraud
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1875 F142 QS
Case Number
127.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fraud.
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 1875 F143 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
1875
People
Clemmer, D. W.
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fraud
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
APR 1875 F143 QS
Case Number
128.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fraud.
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 1875 F096 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
1875
People
Kuehnle, Martin
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: fraud
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1875 F096 QS
Case Number
85.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Fraud.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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