Pew rents, Christ Church, St. Peter's and St. James's, 1815 March

Metadata

Title

Pew rents, Christ Church, St. Peter's and St. James's, 1815 March

Date

1814-03

Digital Identifier

ChristChurch.AccountingWardensPewRentAccountBooks_v297

Call Number

v297

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, St. Peter's Church and St. James's Church in March 1815. Entries are listed by pew number, with occupant's name, number of seats, sums due and sums paid. Christ Church pew rents are listed from the beginning of the book, St. Peter's pew rents are listed second, and St. James's pew rents are listed third.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

84 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