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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0805 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
1851
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Mill
Creek
Mill Creek
West Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster and Philadelphia Turnpike
Turnpike, Lancaster and Philadelphia
Turnpike
Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp.
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1851.
Location: On public road from the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike to Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0805 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
1854
People
Eshleman, John
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Mill
Creek
Mill Creek
West Lampeter Twp.
Mill, John Eshleman's
Mill
Lancaster
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I006
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1854.
Location: Near John Eshleman's Mill on the road from Lancaster to New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 3 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0805 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
1921
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Mill
Creek
Mill Creek
West Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Order
Report
Inspection
Bridge
Place
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I011
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: July 1921.
Location: On public road from Lancaster to New Providence, Providence Twp.
Document type: Order for inspection and 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 F0805 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
1923
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Mill
Creek
Mill Creek
West Lampeter Twp.
Philadelphia Road
Road, Philadelphia
Road
Philadelphia
Lancaster
Order
Report
Inspection
Bridge
Place
West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0805 I012
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
013
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Court term: March 1923.
Location: On the old Philadelphia Road from Philadelphia to Lancaster.
Document type: Order for inspection and inspection report.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail