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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I005
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1825
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Lancaster
Port Deposit, Maryland
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Petitions
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I005
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
[1825]
Location: On the road from Lancaster to Port Deposit, Maryland, near Christian Herr's Fording.
Document type: Petition for appointment of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I007
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1827
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Lancaster
New Providence, Providence Twp.
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Orders
Inspections
Reports
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.]
Court term: August 1827.
Location: On the road from Lancaster to New Providence, Providence Twp., at Christian Herr's Fording.
Document type: Order for inspection and inspection report.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I001
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Petitions
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I001
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Location: At Christian Herr's Fording.
Document type: Petition for a bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I002
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
People
Herr, Christian
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Christian Herr's Ford
Fords
Specifications
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I002
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Location: At Christian Herr's Fording.
Document type: Specifications for bridge construction.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0670 I012
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1903
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0010
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Pequea Twp.
Providence Twp.
Roads
Byerland, Pequea Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Lancaster and Port Deposit Road
Place
Pequea Twp. and Providence Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0670 I012
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1903.
Location: On public highway from the Lancaster and Port Deposit Road to Byerland, Pequea Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
2 items, 4 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
73.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I006
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1859
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0010
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Beaver Creek
Providence Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Roads
Lancaster and Port Deposit Road
Strasburg
Taverns
Green Tree Tavern
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
Providence Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0675 I006
Box Number
010
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1859.
Location: On public highway from the Lancaster and Port Deposit Road to Strasburg, near the Green Tree Tavern in Strasburg Twp.
Document type: 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.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0135 I008
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1828
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
People
Gochenauer, Abraham
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Lancaster
Port Deposit, Maryland
Petitions
Bridges
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0135 I008
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Court term: January 1828.
Location: Near Abraham Gochnauer's house, on road from Lancaster City to Port Deposit, Maryland.
Document type: Petition to repair a bridge.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I005
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1803
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Lancaster
Charlestown, Maryland
Reports
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I005
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1803.
Location: On road from Lancaster to Charlestown, Maryland, seven miles from Lancaster.
Document type: Report of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I004
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1803
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Twp.
Lancaster
Charlestown, Maryland
Petitions
Orders
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0450 I004
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: May 1803.
Location: On road from Lancaster to Charlestown, Maryland, seven miles from Lancaster.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order for viewers.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0435 I010
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
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
1828
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0006
People
Hostetter
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Conestoga Creek
Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster Twp.
Hostetter's Ford
Fords
Lancaster
Notifications
Reports
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0435 I010
Box Number
006
Additional Notes
[Lampeter Twp. and Lancaster Twp.]
Location: At Hostetter's Fording, near Lancaster City.
Document type: Notification and report of needed bridge repairs.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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