Orphans book, 1795

Metadata

Title

Orphans book, 1795

Date

1795

Digital Identifier

ABHS.FBCOrphansBook1795

Description

On February 16, 1795, the members of First Baptist Church established "a fund for the relief of Orphans and other indigent Persons." This bound manuscript contains details of how the fund was established and administered, and a list of members who paid an annual contribution to the fund in order to insure those in their charge would receive aid upon their death. Identifying information includes subscriber names, parents' names, birthdates, birthplaces, contributions paid and dates of death.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

American Baptist Historical Society

Extent

1 volume

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

eng

Type

Text

Thumbnail

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IIIF Manifest

https://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/iiif.cfm/ABHS.FBCOrphansBook1795/manifest

Rights Holder

American Baptist Historical Society