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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I006
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1807
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Turnpike, Lancaster and Philadelphia
Turnpike
Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Petition
Bridge
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I006
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1807.
Location: On public road from the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike to Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Document type: Petition for appointment of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I007
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1807
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Turnpike, Lancaster and Philadelphia
Turnpike
Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Order
Report
Bridge
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I007
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1807.
Location: On public road from the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike to Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Document type: Order and report of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I008
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1808
People
Herr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Turnpike, Lancaster and Philadelphia
Turnpike
Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Dam
Petition
Bridge
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I008
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Bridge over [Pequea Creek]
Court term: January 1808.
Location: On public road from the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike to Strasburg, Strasburg Twp., at John Herr's Dam.
Document type: Petition for a bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I009
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1809
People
Herr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Turnpike, Lancaster and Philadelphia
Turnpike
Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Dam
Petition
Bridge
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I009
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1809.
Location: On public road from the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike to Strasburg, Strasburg Twp., at John Herr's Dam.
Document type: Petition for a bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I010
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1810
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Turnpike, Lancaster and Philadelphia
Turnpike
Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Petition
Bridge
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I010
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1810.
Location: On public road from the [Philadelphia and Lancaster] Turnpike to Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Document type: Petition for a bridge.
1 item, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I011
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1810
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Turnpike, Lancaster and Philadelphia
Turnpike
Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Petition
Bridge
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I011
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1810.
Location: On public road from the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike to Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Document type: Petition for a grant of money for a bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I012
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1811
People
Herr, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Turnpike, Lancaster and Philadelphia
Turnpike
Strasburg, Strasburg Twp.
Dam
Inspection
Report
Bridge
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I012
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1811.
Location: On public road from the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike to Strasburg, Strasburg Twp., at John Herr's Dam.
Document type: Inspection report.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0900 I001
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
none
People
Huber
King, James
Hunsecker
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Manheim Twp.
Upper Leacock Twp.
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Creek, Octoraro, West Branch
Colerain Twp.
Little Britain Twp.
Pequea Creek
Creek, Pequea
Creeks
Strasburg Twp.
Strasburg
Philadelphia Pike Road
Road, Philadelphia Pike
Conestoga Creek
Creek, Conestoga
Conestoga Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Lists
Bridges
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0900 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Document type: List of bridges to receive bids.
1. Bridge over Conestoga Creek
[Manheim Twp. and Upper Leacock Twp.]
Location: At Hunsecker's.
2. Bridge over West Branch of Octoraro Creek
Colerain Twp. and Little Britain Twp.
Location: At James King's and Noble.
3. Bridge over Pequea Creek
[East Lampter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Location: On main road between Strasburg and Philadelphia Pike Road.
4. Bridge over Conestoga Creek
[Conestoga Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: At Huber's.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I008
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1832
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Pequea
Creek
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Strasburg
Lampeter, Lampeter Twp.
Blue Rock, Manor Twp.
Petition
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I008
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1832.
Location: On public highway from Strasburg, through Lampeter, Lampeter Twp., to Blue Rock, Manor Twp.
Document type: Petition for appointment of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I005
Description Level
Item
Collection
Bridge Records
Description
Papers filed for construction and repair of bridges. The types of petitions presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions include: petitions for bridge construction and repair, petitions for inspections, and petitions for bridge funds. Other types of items include: specifications, proposals, and contracts for bridge construction and repair; bridge blueprints and plans; correspondence; bills for materials; and bridge condition reports. Many papers show date; court term and case number; names of petitioners, viewers, inspectors, and contractors; costs and fees; location of bridge; and name or number of bridge. The order and report of viewers documents are of particular interest as they usually include a copy of the original petition; the order and names of viewers to inspect the site; the public announcement for the viewers meeting; the report and recommendation of viewers, often with a drawing of the site and surrounding area; and the court decision.
System of Arrangement
Records are arranged by township, then chronologically within each township.
Year
1857
People
Mylin
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Beaver
Creek
Beaver Creek
Providence Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Quarryville, Colerain Twp.
Strasburg
Lancaster
Mill, Mylin's
Mill
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
Providence Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
LancasterHistory
Container
010
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1857.
Location: On public highway from Quarryville, Colerain Twp., to Strasburg and Lancaster, at Mylin's Mill in New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document type: Order and report of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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