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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1795 F009 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
1795
People
Seeger, Frederic
Henderson, Clemson
Cowan, William
Rutter, A.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Testimony
Charge: assault
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1795 F009 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Testimony of Frederic Seeger, witnessed an assault on Clemson Henderson.
Additional names: William Cowan, A. Rutter.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
FEB 1798 F023 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
1798
People
Kenny, John
Rine, George
Rine, Daniel
Ellmaker, Isaac
Stauffer, Jacob
Ruddy, Andrew
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Recognizance
Leacock Twp.
Charge: larceny
Testimony
Corn
Place
Leacock Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
FEB 1798 F023 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Recognizance, charged with larceny, taking corn from the mill of George Rine and Daniel Rine, Earl Twp.
Additional names: Isaac Ellmaker, Jacob Stauffer, Andrew Ruddy.
Testimonies of Jacob Stauffer, Daniel Rine, John Kenny.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
MAR 1798 F001 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
1798
People
Becker, Martin
Frederick, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Testimony
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAR 1798 F001 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Testimony of John Frederick.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
AUG 1788 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
1788
People
Fry, Maria Philippina
Fry, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Testimony
Charge: adultery
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AUG 1788 F002 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Testimony of Jacob Fry.
Defendant charged with adultery.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
DEC 1791 F001 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
1791
People
Lochair, Thomas
Yerick, Rachel
Yerick, Christian
Puffemyer, John
Puffemyer, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Testimony
Elizabeth Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
DEC 1791 F001 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Testimony of Rachel Yerick, Elizabeth Twp.
Additional names: Christian Yerick, Thomas Lochair, John Puffemyer, Henry Puffemyer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
DEC 1791 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
1791
People
Lochair, Thomas
Weyman, Eve
Weyman, George
Puffemyer, Henry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Testimony
Elizabeth Twp.
Charge: horse stealing
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
DEC 1791 F003 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Testimony of Eve Weyman, Elizabeth Twp., wife of George Weyman.
Defendant charged with stealing a horse.
Additional name: Henry Puffemyer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
MAY 1792 F010 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
1792
People
McIntask, John
McIntosh, John
Wagoner, George
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Testimony
Place
Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
MAY 1792 F010 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Or McIntosh, John.
Testimony, about a bag of rice flower.
Additional name: George Wagoner.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1875 F011 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
Brandle, William
Kline, U. B.
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Testimony
Reamstown
Physicians
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1875 F011 QS
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Testimony of U. B. Kline, Physician for the village of Reamstown.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1809 F003
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
Hutton
Thomas, Philip
McCrackin, James
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
African-American
Runaway enslaved persons
Enslaved persons
Testimony
Habeas corpus
Affidavits
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1809 F003
Case Number
19.000
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
African-American.
Runaway slave.
Filed against: the estate of Thomas, Philip.
Testimony of McCrackin, James.
Affidavit.
1 item, 1 piece
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 1812 F003
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
1812
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Bristo
Barto
Atlee, William P.
Boyd, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
African-American
Warrants
Jailor
Record of entry
Testimony
Affidavits
Habeas corpus
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1812 F003
Case Number
38.000
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
Or Barto.
African-American.
Petitioner: Bristo.
Filed against: Atlee, William P. His occupation: jailor.
Boyd, Samuel.
Record of entry.
Testimony of Samuel Boyd.
Affidavit.
Habeas corpus, includes answer, copy of warrant, and discharge.
4 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
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