Vestry minutes, 1762-1774

Metadata

Title

Vestry minutes, 1762-1774

Alternative Title

St. Paul Vestry Minutes, 1762-1774

Date

1762/1774

Digital Identifier

EpiscopalDiocese.StPaulVestryMinutes1762-1774

Description

Minutes of the meetings of the St. Paul's vestry, from 1762 to 1774. Each entry records the date of the meeting, members present and business discussed. One of the main topics covered is the ill health of Reverend McClenachan and the subsequent need to secure an assistant minister and, eventually, a replacement minister. Other topics include: election of vestry members, wardens, clerks and sextons; appointments to committees; management of finances; pew assignments; regulation of burials, fundraising for an organ; building upkeep such as painting doors and windows; and the purchase of supplies such as candles and collection plates.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Archives

Extent

104 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

Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Archives