Congregational, corporation, and trustees minutes, vol. 1, 1749-1775

Metadata

Title

Congregational, corporation, and trustees minutes, vol. 1, 1749-1775

Alternative Title

Second Presbyterian Church Minutes, 1749-1772

Date

1749/1775

Digital Identifier

PHS.SecondPresbyterianChurchMinutes1749-1772

Call Number

V MI46 P533c v. 1

Description

Congregational minutes from 1749, 1751 to 1755, and 1759 to 1772 run through page 163 of this bound manuscript, then the trustee minutes from January 1773 to January 1775 begin at the back of the book, upside down, and continue until page 164.

Entries note the date and place of meetings, members present, and business discussed. Topics include but are not limited to: the purchase of new grounds and building of a new meeting house; the assignment of pews and pew rents and later a rise in pew rents to help the church out of debt; fees for baptisms and terms for burials; the choice of a new minister; discipline of members for ill behavior; and application for a charter.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Presbyterian Historical Society

Extent

1 volume

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

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

Language

eng

Type

Text

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Rights Holder

Presbyterian Historical Society