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Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0535 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
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
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0535 I009
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp.], Chester County
Location: At Harkness Ford, on public road from Ashville, Little Britain Twp., to Glenroy, Chester County.
Document type: Specifications for bridge construction.
1 item, 6 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 F0535 I013
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
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0535 I013
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County]
Location: At Harkness Fording, on public road from Ashville, Little Britain Twp., to Glenroy, Chester County.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
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 F0535 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
1890
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 Fords
Fords
Ashville, Little Britain Twp.
Glenroy, Chester County
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0535 I008
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
Court term: August 1890.
Location: At Harkness Ford, on public road from Ashville, Little Britain Twp., to Glenroy, Chester County.
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.
Case Number
56.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0535 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
1884
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
Pine Grove, Little Britain Twp.
Oxford, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Ashville, Little Britain Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0535 I007
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
Little Britain Twp. and [Lower Oxford Twp.], Chester County
Location: At Pine Grove, Little Britain Twp., on road from Oxford, Chester County, to Ashville, Little Britain Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
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 F0535 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
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
Blueprints
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0535 I010
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
Little Britain Twp. and [Lower Oxford Twp.], Chester County
Location: At Harkness Fording.
Document type: Bridge blueprint.
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 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
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
Invoices
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0535 I012
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County]
Location: At Harkness Fording.
Document type: Bill for extra work on 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 F0535 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
1881
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
Pine Grove, Little Britain Twp.
Specifications
Proposals
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0535 I006
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County]
Location: At Pine Grove, Little Britain Twp.
Document type: Specifications and proposal for bridge repair.
1 item, 7 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 F0550 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
1884
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Kirk
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Octoraro Creek
Little Britain Twp.
West Nottingham Twp., Chester County
Kirk's Ford
Fords
Oxford, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Oak Hill, Little Britain Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Inspections
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and West Nottingham Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0550 I007
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp. and West Nottingham Twp., Chester County]
Court term: November 1884.
Location: Over Octoraro Creek, at Kirk's Fording, on road from Oxford, Chester County, to Oak Hill, Little Britain Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of inspectors.
Order for inspection and inspection report.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
36.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0540 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
1899
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0008
People
Cook
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Octoraro Creek
Little Britain Twp.
Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County, Pennsylvania
Cook's Ford
Fords
Petitions
Bridges
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0540 I001
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County]
Court term: [November 1899].
Location: At Cook's Fording.
Document type: Names and addresses of petition signers.
1 item, 5 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 F0090 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
1875
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0001
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Colerain Twp.
Octoraro Creek, East Branch
Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County, Pennsylvania
Nine Points, Bart Twp.
Oxford, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Long Ford
Bell Road
Fords
Roads
Creeks
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
Colerain Twp. and Lower Oxford Twp., Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0090 I005
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Bridge over [East Branch] of Octoraro Creek
Court term: January 1875.
Location: On road leading from Nine Points, Bart Twp., to Oxford, Chester County, at Long Fording on the Bell Road.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Order and report of viewers.
4 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Case Number
7.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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