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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0530 I002
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
1813
People
Webb
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro
Creek
Octoraro Creek
Little Britain Twp.
Chester County
Forge, Webb's Ironworks
Forge
Petition
Bridge
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0530 I002
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
Court term: April 1813.
Location: Near Webb's Iron Works in Little Britain Twp.
Document types: Petition for appointment of viewers.
Petition for a grant of money for a bridge.
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 F0530 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
1813
People
Webb
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro
Creek
Octoraro Creek
Little Britain Twp.
Chester County
Forge, Webb's Ironworks
Forge
Petition
Order
Report
Bridge
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0530 I003
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
Little Britain Twp. and [Chester County]
Court term: November 1813.
Location: Near Webb's Iron Works in Little Britain 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.
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Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0530 I004
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
1814
People
Webb
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro
Creek
Octoraro Creek
Little Britain Twp.
Chester County
Forge, Webb's Ironworks
Forge
Confirmation
Bridge
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0530 I004
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
Little Britain Twp. and [Chester County]
Court term: April 1814.
Location: Near Webb's Ironworks in Little Britain Twp.
Document type: Confirmation of the report of viewers.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail
Collection
Bridge Records
Object ID
Bridge F0530 I005
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
1816
People
Webb
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro
Creek
Octoraro Creek
Little Britain Twp.
Chester County
Forge, Webb's
Forge
Order
Inspection
Report
Bridge
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0530 I005
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp.] and Chester County
Court term: August 1816.
Location: At Webb's Forge.
Document type: Order for inspection and inspection report.
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 F0530 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
1816
People
Webb
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Creek, Octoraro
Creek
Octoraro Creek
Little Britain Twp.
Chester County
Forge, Webb's
Forge
Inspection
Report
Bridge
Place
Little Britain Twp. and Chester County
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Bridge F0530 I006
Classification
RG 02-00 0324
Location
Archives
Container
008
Box Number
008
Additional Notes
[Little Britain Twp.] and Chester County
Court term: November 1816.
Location: At Webb's Forge.
Document type: Inspection report.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
Less detail