LancasterHistory Research Collections

Collection
Indictments
Object ID
JAN 1889 F084
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1889
People
Flory, George E.
Wetzel, Mifflin
Bitner, C. W.
Chandler, William
Stephens, Harry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1889 F084
Case Number
85.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Wetzel, Mifflin.
Bitner, C. W.
Chandler, William.
Stephens, Harry.
Larceny.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
JAN 1889 F085
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1889
People
Flory, George E.
Wetzel, Mifflin
Bitner, C. W.
Locher, D. P.
Chandler, William
Stephens, Harry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1889 F085
Case Number
86.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Stephens, Harry.
Wetzel, Mifflin.
Bitner, C. W.
Locher, D. P.
Chandler, William
Larceny.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
JAN 1889 F106
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1889
People
Stephens, Harry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1889 F106
Case Number
107.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Larceny.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
JAN 1889 F107
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1889
People
Stephens, Harry
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
JAN 1889 F107
Case Number
108.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Axer, Albert.
Bitner, C. W.
Larceny.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Habeas Corpus Papers
Object ID
Habeas 1886 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
1886
Creator
Prothonotary's Office
People
Stephens, Harry
Mercer, John H.
Burkholder, D. K.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Extent
8 cubic feet
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Habeas 1886 F005
Classification
RG 01-00 2313
Location
Archives
Container
015
Box Number
015
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 trespassing on railroad cars; default of payment of penalty.
Mercer, John H.
Petitioners: Stephens, Harry; Mercer, John H.
Filed against: Burkholder, D. K. Occupation: prisonkeeper.
Petition.
Habeas corpus.
Return, includes warrant of commitment and decision.
3 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Restricted use of original. A photocopy will be made for patron use.
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