Vestry minutes, 1797-1810

Metadata

Title

Vestry minutes, 1797-1810

Date

1797/1810

Digital Identifier

EpiscopalDiocese.StPaulVestryMinutes1797-1810

Description

Minutes of the meetings of the St. Paul's vestry, from 1797 to 1810. Each entry includes the date of the meeting, members present, and business discussed. Topics include but are not limited to: elections to the vestry and the appointment of wardens and sextons; hiring of a new minister and assistant minister; management of church finances, including ground rents, pew rents and bequests; the problem of a full burial ground; appointments to various committees; plans for a singing school for children and home for aged widows; establishment of a subscription to raise funds for a church organ; and ongoing upkeep of church buildings and grounds.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Archives

Extent

264 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

Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Archives