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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0305 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
1868
People
Ranck, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Mill, Samuel Ranck's
Mill
Lancaster
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
East Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0305 I003
Case Number
244.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1868.
Location: Near Samuel Ranck's Mill, on public highway to Lancaster City.
Document types: Petition for a bridge.
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 F0305 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
1890
People
Ranck
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Mill, Ranck's
Mill
Lancaster
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
East Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0305 I006
Case Number
57.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
Court term: November 1890.
Location: Near Ranck's Mill, on public highway to Lancaster City.
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.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0305 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
1891
People
Ranck
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Conestoga
Creek
Conestoga Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Mill, Ranck's
Mill
Lancaster
Exceptions
Bridge
Place
East Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0305 I008
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
005
Box Number
005
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1891.
Location: Near Ranck's Mill, on public highway to Lancaster City.
Document type: Exceptions to building bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail