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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1844 F005
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
Frew, Thomas
Ehler, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: non-payment surety
Sheriffs
Jailor
Petition
Warrants
Mittimus
Commitment papers
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1844 F005
Case Number
411.000
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
Non-payment of surety.
Petitioner: Frew, Thomas.
Filed against: Ehler, John. Occcupation: Sheriff and jailor.
Petition, including copy of warrant of commitment.
Mittimus.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1843 F024
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
1843
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Allison, David Miller
Ehler, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Sheriffs
Jailor
Petition
Habeas corpus
Mittimus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1843 F024
Case Number
399.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
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
Petitioner: Allison, David Miller.
Filed against: Ehler, John. Occupation: sheriff and jailor.
Petition.
Mittimus.
Habeas corpus, includes answer and decision.
3 items, 3 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
AUG 1812 F006 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
1812
People
King, John
Ross, John
Breneman, John
Patterson, Alexander
Lindeman, Ledwick
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Mittimus
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1812 F006 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, assault and battery on John Ross.
Mittimus.
Additional names: John Breneman, Alexander Patterson, Ledwick Lindeman.
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
AUG 1814 F038 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
1814
People
Johnson, James
Scott, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: assault and battery
Complaints
Mittimus
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1814 F038 QS
Case Number
10.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, assault and battery on John Scott.
Complain on John Scott.
Mittimus.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1841 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
1841
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Fake, James
Roberts, A. E.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Charge: larceny
Sheriffs
Petition
Mittimus
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1841 F004
Case Number
341.000
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
003
Box Number
003
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 larceny.
Petitioner: Fake, James.
Filed against: Roberts, A. E. Occupation: sheriff.
Petition.
Mittimus, includes answer.
Habeas corpus, includes decision.
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
FEB 1782 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
1782
People
Peck, Daniel
Peck, Joshia
Whitlock, [ ]
Shugart, Zachary
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Soldier
Captain
Mittimus
Charge: stealing
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1782 F008 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Or Peck, Joshia.
British prisoner of war, a servant of Captain Whitlock.
Mittimus, charged with stealing items from Zachary [Shugart].
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 1842 F003 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
1842
People
Coyle, Jacob B.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Charge: robbery
Mittimus
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1842 F003 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Mittimus; robbery.
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
DEC 1769 F002 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
1769
People
Johnson, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Mittimus
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
DEC 1769 F002 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Mittimus.
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
JAN 1770 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
1770
People
Smith, Bennet
Carryl, Peter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Mittimus
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1770 F004 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Also: Peter Carryl.
Mittimus.
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 1817 F058 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
1817
People
Shaub, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Charge: horse stealing
Mittimus
Witness fees
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1817 F058 QS
Case Number
15.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, horse stealing.
Mittimus.
Witness bill.
4 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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