Pew rents, Christ Church, 1821 September

Metadata

Title

Pew rents, Christ Church, 1821 September

Date

1821-09

Digital Identifier

ChristChurch.AccountingWardensPewRentAccountBooks_v302

Call Number

v302

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 1821. Entries are listed by pew number, with occupant's name, number of seats, rent rate, arrears, total due and sums paid. Pews in the gallery are listed separately, with new page numbering.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

28 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