Pew rents, Christ Church, 1778 September

Metadata

Title

Pew rents, Christ Church, 1778 September

Date

1778-09

Digital Identifier

ChristChurch.AccountingWardensPewRentAccountBooks_v221

Call Number

3.4.3.1, v221

Description

The practice of renting pews was common in 18th and 19th century churches; members paid a fee for the right to occupy a particular pew every week. This bound manuscript is a record of pew rents due to Christ Church in September 1778. Entries are listed alphabetically by last name, with pew number, number of seats, sums due and sums paid.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

15 pages

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

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

Language

eng

Type

Text

Thumbnail

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IIIF Manifest

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Rights Holder

Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA