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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0140 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
1840
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0002
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Conestoga Twp.
Martic Twp.
Buck Tavern
Taverns
Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp.
Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
Conestoga Twp. and Martic Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0140 I001
Box Number
002
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1840.
Location: On public road from the Buck Tavern to Safe Harbor, Conestoga Twp., near Martic Forge, Martic Twp.
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.
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 F0500 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
1866
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0007
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Leacock Twp.
Paradise Twp.
Intercourse, Leacock Twp.
Specifications
Contracts
Bridges
Place
Leacock Twp. and Paradise Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0500 I007
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Location: On the highway from Paradise Twp. to Intercourse, Leacock Twp.
Document type: Specifications and contract 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 F0600 I009
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
1892
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0009
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Martic Twp.
Pequea Twp.
Burnt Mill, Pequea Twp.
Specifications
Proposals
Bridges
Place
Martic Twp. and Pequea Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0600 I009
Box Number
009
Additional Notes
Martic Twp. and [Pequea Twp.]
Location: At [Burnt Mill], Pequea Twp.
Document type: Specifications and proposal for bridge repair.
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 F0885 I003
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
1915
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0013
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Providence Twp.
Martic Twp.
Pequea Twp.
Reports
Bridges
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0885 I003
Box Number
013
Additional Notes
Document type: Condition of bridge reports.
1. Bridge No. 11
[Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.]
2. Bridge No. 12
3. Bridge No. 13
4. Bridge No. 14
5. Bridge No. 15
[Pequea Twp. and Providence Twp.]
6. Bridge No. 16
7. Bridge No. 17
[Martic Twp. and Pequea Twp.]
8. Bridge No. 18
8 items, 8 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 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 F0535 I011
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
1893
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0008
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Octoraro Creek
Little Britain Twp.
Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County, Pennsylvania
Harkness Ford
Fords
Ashville, Little Britain Twp.
Glenroy, Chester County
Specifications
Proposals
Contracts
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0535 I011
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp.], Chester County
Location: At Harkness Ford, on road from Ashville, Little Britain Twp., to Glenroy, Chester County.
Document type: Specifications, proposal, and contract for bridge construction.
3 items, 3 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 F0055 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
1868
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Octoraro Creek, West Branch
Colerain Twp.
Clonmell, Colerain Twp.
Contracts
Specifications
Bridges
Place
Colerain Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0055 I004
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Bridge over [West Branch] of Octoraro Creek
Location: Near Clonmell, Colerain Twp.
Document type: Specifications and contract for 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 F0190 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
1823
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0003
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Conewago Creek
Conoy Twp.
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Falmouth, Donegal Twp.
Specifications
Contracts
Drawings
Bridges
Place
Donegal Twp. and Dauphin County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0190 I005
Box Number
003
Additional Notes
[Donegal Twp. and Dauphin County]
Location: Near Falmouth, Donegal Twp.
Document type: Specifications, contract, and drawing 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

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