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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 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
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Calculations
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over [Conestoga Creek].
Document type: Figures relative to 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 F0425 I002
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
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Opinion
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I002
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over [Conestoga Creek].
Document type: Opinion.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I003
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
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Certificates
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I003
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over [Conestoga Creek].
Document type: Certificate of duties.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I004
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
Witmer, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Questions
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over [Conestoga Creek].
Document type: Questions concerning County Commissioners and Abraham Witmer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 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
1805
People
Kendrick
Swenck
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Tavern, Kendrick's
Taverns
Kendrick's Tavern
Bridge, Swenck's
Petition
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Near Kendrick's Tavern, former site of Swenck's Bridge.
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 F0425 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
People
Hostetter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creeks
Conestoga Creek
Run, Hostetter's
Run
Hostetter's Run
Contracts
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I006
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: At Hostetter's Run.
Document type: Contract for bridge construction.
1 item, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 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
People
Hostetter, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creeks
Conestoga Creek
Mill, John Hostetter's
Mills
Contracts
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I007
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Near John Hostetter's Mill in Lancaster Twp.
Document type: Contract for bridge construction.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 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
1807
People
Hostetter, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creeks
Conestoga Creek
Run, Abraham Hostetter's
Run
Abraham Hostetter's Run
Contracts
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I008
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Location: Near Abraham Hostetter's Run in Lancaster Twp.
Document type: Contract for bridge construction.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 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
1807
People
Hostetter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Run, Hostetter's
Run
Hostetter's Run
Receipts
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I009
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Above Hostetter's Run.
Document type: Receipt of first payment for bridge construction.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 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
1807
People
Hostetter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Run, Hostetter's
Run
Hostetter's Run
Payment schedule
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I010
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: [Near Hostetter's Run].
Document type: Bridge construction payment schedule.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0425 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
1808
People
Hostetter, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Run, Abraham Hostetter's
Run
Abraham Hostetter's Run
Report
Inspection
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I011
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
Location: Near Abraham Hostetter's Run.
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 F0425 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
1812
People
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Acts, Legislative
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0425 I012
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
Document type: Act concerning 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 F0430 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
1812
People
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creeks
Conestoga Creek
Notices
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I001
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
Document type: Notice of meeting to estimate cost of bridge.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I002
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
1812
People
Witmer, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Notification
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I002
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
Document type: Notification of appointment of Commissioners on behalf of Abraham Witmer.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I003
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
1812
People
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Report
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I003
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
Document type: Report of Commissioners who estimated 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 F0430 I004
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
1812
People
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creeks
Conestoga Creek
Letters
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over Conestoga Creek.
Document type: Letter of compliance.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0430 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
1812
People
Miller, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Mill, Jacob Miller's Sawmill
Mill
Sawmill
Petition
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Court term: April 1812.
Location: Near Jacob Miller's Saw Mill.
Document type: Petition for a grant of money for a bridge.
3 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0430 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
1812
People
Miller, Jacob
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Mill, Jacob Miller's Sawmill
Mill
Sawmill
Appropriation
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I006
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Court term: April 1812.
Location: Near Jacob Miller's Saw Mill.
Document type: Appropriation towards 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 F0430 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
1813
People
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Opinion
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I007
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over [Conestoga Creek].
Document type: Opinion.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0430 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
1813
People
Witmer
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Bridge, Witmer's
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
Ruling
Bridge
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0430 I008
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
006
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Witmer's Bridge]
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: Over [Conestoga Creek].
Document type: Rule to show why a mandamus should not be issued.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail

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