Pew rents, Christ Church and St. Peter's Church, 1794 March, book 2 (arrearages only)

Metadata

Title

Pew rents, Christ Church and St. Peter's Church, 1794 March, book 2 (arrearages only)

Date

1794-03

Digital Identifier

ChristChurch.AccountingWardensPewRentAccountBooks_v253

Call Number

3.4.3.15, v253

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 arrears due to Christ Church and St. Peter's in March 1794. Entries are listed by pew number, with occupant's name, number of seats, sums due and sums paid. Christ Church arrears are listed from the beginning of the book, and St. Peter's arrears start on page 11.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Christ Church, Philadelphia PA

Extent

25 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

Christ Church, Philadelphia PA