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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 F0455 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
1832
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.
Strasburg
Lampeter, Lampeter Twp.
Blue Rock, Manor Twp.
Petitions
Bridges
Place
Lampeter Twp. and Strasburg Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0455 I008
Box Number
007
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1832.
Location: On public highway from Strasburg, through Lampeter, Lampeter Twp., to Blue Rock, Manor Twp.
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 F0750 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
1897
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0011
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg
Specifications
Bridges
Place
Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0750 I005
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Location: On road from Lampeter Square, West Lampeter Twp., to Strasburg.
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 F0295 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
1844
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Mill Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Lancaster
Strasburg
Millport, East Lampeter Twp.
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I005
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1844.
Location: On the state road from Lancaster to Strasburg, at Millport, East 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.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0750 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
1927
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0011
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Lime Valley, West Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg
Petitions
Bridges
Place
Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0750 I012
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1927.
Location: Over Pequea Creek on public road from Lime Valley, West Lampeter Twp. to Strasburg.
Document type: Petition for bridge reconstruction.
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 F0750 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
1897
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0011
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Pequea Creek
Strasburg Twp.
West Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg
Specifications
Bridges
Place
Strasburg Twp. and West Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0750 I007
Box Number
011
Additional Notes
Location: On public road from West Lampeter Twp. to Strasburg.
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 F0295 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
1887
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Room
Archives West
Storage Container
Box 0004
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creeks
Mill Creek
East Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg Road
Old Philadelphia Road
Roads
Strasburg
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
East Lampeter Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0295 I007
Box Number
004
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1887.
Location: On the Strasburg Road, from the Old Philadelphia Road to Strasburg.
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.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #127
Collection
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Title
Commissioners' order for payment
Description
This record group contains canceled orders that were issued by the county commissioners for payment to be made by the county treasurer. The orders show date, order number, amount, name of payee, purpose, and signatures of the county commissioners. In the case of "poor children," teachers were reimbursed by the county for tuition and/or the supplies purchased for students whose parents were unable to pay. Orders include: Poor Children, Almshouse, Bridges, Coroners' Inquests, Prisons, Roads, Court House, and Tax Exonerations.
System of Arrangement
The record group is organized chronologically, then arranged by order number within each year.
Date of Accumulation
1810-1901
Creator
County Commissioners
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
Storage Container
Box 0009
People
Brillhard, Elizabeth
Brillhard, Joseph
Cramer, Sarah Ann
Eberly, Ann
Eberly, David
Hafala, Julian
Hood, Elizabeth
Hood, John
Neff, Barbara
Neff, Mariah
Poul, Elizabeth
Rohrer, David H.
Sollars, Abraham
Sollars, Frederick
Stinehiser, Elizabeth
Stinehiser, Jonas
Toland, William
Weaver, Benjamin
Weaver, Hannah
Witmer, Ann
Young, Margaret
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lampeter Twp.
Strasburg
Poor children
Teachers
Commissioners' Orders for Payment
Place
Strasburg
Extent
70 boxes (35 cubic ft.)
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Condition Date
2008-03-25
Object ID
CommOrder 1829 #127
Box Number
009
Notes
Entered into Q&A 1993/03/25.
Additional Notes
Poor children.
Strasburg U[nion] School.
Strasburg Borough inless noted.
Brillhard, Elizabeth. Lampeter Twp.
Brillhard, Joseph. Lampeter Twp.
Cramer, Sarah Ann.
Eberly, Ann.
Eberly, David.
Hafala, Julian.
Hood, Elizabeth.
Hood, John.
Neff, Barbara.
Neff, Mariah.
Poul, Elizabeth.
Rohrer, David H. Teacher.
Sollars, Abraham.
Sollars, Frederick.
Stinehiser, Elizabeth.
Stinehiser, Jonas.
Toland, William.
Weaver, Benjamin.
Weaver, Hannah.
Witmer, Ann.
Young, Margaret.
1 item. 1 piece.
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at research desk. Photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 08-01 0510
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1874 F122 QS
Collection
Quarter Sessions
Title
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1874
Storage Location
LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
People
Schaubach, Andrew
Shabach, Andrew
Neff, Henry
Myers, Benjamin B.
Lantz, Benjamin
Barge, Jacob
Winters, John
Search Terms
Quarter Sessions
Constable's return
Constables
Strasburg
Place
Strasburg
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1874 F122 QS
Additional Notes
Constable's return.
Case numbers: 128, 129.
3 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Description Level
Item
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Title
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0070 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
1852
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.
Drumore Twp.
Union, Colerain Twp.
Strasburg
Petitions
Orders
Reports
Bridges
Place
Colerain Twp. and Drumore Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0070 I007
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Colerain Twp. and [Drumore Twp.]
Location: On public highway from Union, Colerain Twp., to Strasburg.
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.
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Description Level
Item
Less detail

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