Session minutes, 1744–1798

Metadata

Title

Session minutes, 1744–1798

Alternative Title

Second Presbyterian Church Session Minutes, 1744-1798

Date

1744/1798

Digital Identifier

PHS.SecondPresbyterianChurchSessionMinutes1744-1798

Call Number

V MI46 P533s

Description

The Session is a body of elected elders governing a Presbyterian church. In this bound volume, the Session is referred to as the Consistory until 1767. Meeting minutes run from 1744 to 1798, and note the date, members present, and business discussed. Business includes elections to office and management of church finances, including financial assistance to the poor, with the bulk of entries concerning resolution of conflicts between church members and discipline of church members found guilty of offenses such as drinking, fighting, theft, slander and adultery.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Presbyterian Historical Society

Extent

135 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