African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, Philadelphia, PA

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African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, Philadelphia, PA

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Absalom Jones - the founder of St. Thomas Episcopal Church & first pastor - bound manuscript is a register of Births & Baptisms performed at the church from 1791-1830. Each Birth & Baptism listed includes the following: date of birth, name of child &…

Bound manuscript is a record of people who have been paid for a service or donated to St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The receipts and expenses that the church incurred span the years 1790-1792.

Manuscript also includes a list of the names of church…

Bound manuscript is a record of pew rents from 1818 - 1840 at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church. Each pew rent listing includes the date rented, names of renters, pew no., and amount paid for seats in rent dues.

Bound manuscript is a record of pew rents from 1863-1876 at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church. Each pew rent listing includes the date rented, names of renters, pew no., and amount paid for seats in rent dues.

Bound manuscript is an accounting book of St. Thomas’ finances between 1791 and 1842.

The prominent African American Abolitionist, one of the founders of the Free African Society, and clergyman Absalom Jones is listed throughout text.

Bound volume of St. Thomas vestry minutes from 1813-1821. Meeting minutes include day, date, time of day (morning, afternoon, & evening), members and Reverend present, and a brief description of meeting.

Bound volume of St. Thomas vestry minutes from 1821-1831. Meeting minutes include day, date, time of day (morning, afternoon, & evening), members and Reverend present, and a brief description of meeting.

Bound volume of St. Thomas vestry minutes from 1848-1855. Meeting minutes include day, date, time of day (morning, afternoon, & evening), members and Reverend present, and a brief description of meeting.

Bound volume of St. Thomas vestry minutes from 1866-1874. Meeting minutes include day, date, time of day (morning, afternoon, & evening), members and Reverend present, and a brief description of meeting.
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