Pew rent records, vol. 2, 1783-1789

Metadata

Title

Pew rent records, vol. 2, 1783-1789

Alternative Title

Second Presbyterian Church Pew Rent Books 1783-1789, Vol 2

Date

1783/1789

Digital Identifier

PHS.SecondPresbyterianChurchPewRentBooks1783-1789_Vol2

Call Number

V MI46 P533p v. 2

Description

The practice of renting pews was common in 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 paid to Second Presbyterian from 1783 to 1789. Entries are listed by name of pew holder, and include old arrearages as well as dates and amounts paid.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Presbyterian Historical Society

Extent

126 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

Presbyterian Historical Society