Abigail De Lyon letter, 1795

Metadata

Title

Abigail De Lyon letter, 1795

Date

1795

Digital Identifier

MikvehIsrael.AbigailDeLyonLetter1795

Description

Letter to Benjamin Nones, parnas (president) of Mikveh Israel, from Abigail De Lyon, dated October 2, 1795. This letter accompanied the gift of "a mantle, cover & pharsha for the Seapher," presented by Mr. David M Phillips.

A pharsha/parsha/parashah is a division of the Torah, and the Seapher/Sefer Torah is a handwritten copy of the Pentateuch, used in ritual readings.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

1 page

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

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

Language

eng

Type

Text

Thumbnail

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IIIF Manifest

https://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/iiif.cfm/MikvehIsrael.AbigailDeLyonLetter1795/manifest

Rights Holder

Congregation Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia, PA