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Andreadis: George and Rhonda Andreadis Collection of Lancaster City Records, Series 3 Bridges, 1835-1887

 

Call Number:  MG-545, Series 3 Bridges, 1835-1887

 

1 box     11 folders     .2 cubic ft.

 

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

 

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 11

 

Description:  The documents in this series represent the business of the City of Lancaster related to building bridges. Petitions, proposals and reports pertain to building bridges over the railroad at the alley between Duke Street and Lime Street in 1835 and 1837. Invoices for labor, stone and posts show bridge maintenance from 1858-1887.

 

Creator:  Lancaster (Pa.)

 

System of Arrangement:  This collection is organized by series of subjects.

 

Series 1  Market Houses

Series 2  Fire Department

Series 3  Bridges

Series 4  Railroads

Series 5  Lamps and Lighting

Series 6  Relief Fund

Series 7 Administrative Records

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

 

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

 

Language:  English

 

Source of Acquisition:  Purchased from George and Rhonda Andreadis, 2009-2014.

 

Note:  These documents are mostly administrative records, not permanent records, and were likely purged by the city offices when they were no longer needed. We are fortunate that they survived as they contain details about Lancaster’s past.

 

Administrative History:  Organized and preserved by JP, Summer 2011.

 

 

 

Folder 1  Report of the Joint Street Committee regarding the petition to build a bridge over the railroad at the alley between Duke Street and Lime Street. September 1835.

Folder 2  Petition of New Holland Turnpike Company to build a bridge over the railroad at Lime Street. September 1837.

Folder 3  Petition of John Drain to build a bridge over the railroad at the alley between Duke Street and Lime Street. October 1837.

Folder 4  Report of the committee appointed to wait on the canal commissioners and urge the rebuilding of the bridge over the railroad at Lime Street. October 1837.

Folder 5  Proposals of James Armstrong to build a bridge over the railroad at the alley between Duke Street and Lime Street. October 1837.

Folder 6  Proposals of J. Cooper to build a bridge over the railroad at the alley between Duke Street and Lime Street. October 1837.

Folder 7  Proposals of John Black to build a bridge over the railroad at the alley between Duke Street and Lime Street. October 1837.

Folder 8  Petition to build a bridge over Vine Street. June 1835.

Folder 9  Invoices for labor for bridge repairs. 1859, 1877, 1886.

Folder 10  Invoices for stone and posts. 1878, 1887.

Folder 11  Invoices for “making” bridges. 1858, 1873.

 

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