Pew rent records, vol. 8, 1795

Metadata

Title

Pew rent records, vol. 8, 1795

Alternative Title

Second Presbyterian Church Pew Rent Books 1795, Vol 8

Date

1795

Digital Identifier

PHS.SecondPresbyterianChurchPewRentBooks1795_Vol8

Call Number

V MI46 P533p v. 8

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 1795. Entries are listed by pew number and congregant name, with dates and amounts paid, and they span two pages, verso and recto.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Presbyterian Historical Society

Extent

30 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