Pew rents, Christ Church, 1815 March

Metadata

Title

Pew rents, Christ Church, 1815 March

Date

1815-03

Digital Identifier

ChristChurch.AccountingWardensPewRentAccountBooks_v296

Call Number

v296

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 March 1815. Entries are listed by pew number, with occupant's name, number of seats, sums due and sums paid.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

35 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