Pew rent records, vol. 4, 1793

Metadata

Title

Pew rent records, vol. 4, 1793

Alternative Title

Second Presbyterian Church Pew Rent Books 1793, Vol 4

Date

1793

Digital Identifier

PHS.SecondPresbyterianChurchPewRentBooks1793_Vol4

Call Number

V MI46 P533p v. 4

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 in 1793. Entries are listed by pew number, with pew holder's name, portion of pew rented, and dates and amounts paid. Entries are written sideways, spanning left and right pages.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Presbyterian Historical Society

Extent

5 pages

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

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

Language

eng

Type

Text

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IIIF Manifest

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Rights Holder

Presbyterian Historical Society