Pew rents, Christ Church, 1779 March

Metadata

Title

Pew rents, Christ Church, 1779 March

Date

1779-03

Digital Identifier

ChristChurch.AccountingWardensPewRentAccountBooks_v222

Call Number

3.4.3.1, v222

Description

The practice of renting pews was common in 18th and 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 due to Christ Church in March 1779. Entries are listed alphabetically by last name, with pew number, number of seats, sums due and sums paid.
Pages after page 17 are blank and were not scanned.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Christ Church, Philadelphia PA

Extent

19 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

https://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/iiif.cfm/ChristChurch.AccountingWardensPewRentAccountBooks_v222/manifest

Rights Holder

Christ Church, Philadelphia PA