Call to Rev. George Duffield, 1771

Metadata

Title

Call to Rev. George Duffield, 1771

Date

1771

Digital Identifier

PHS.ThirdPresbyterianChurchCalltoRevGeorgeDuffield1771_32_53

Call Number

Map Case 32.53

Description

Following a majority vote by the congregation, the subscribers of Third Presbyterian wrote to Reverend George Duffield requesting he become their new pastor. The letter, dated August 9, 1771, offers him an annual salary of 200 pounds. Duffield accepted the call, and served as pastor at Third Presbyterian until his death in 1790. Duffield also served as chaplain of the Continental Congress during the American Revolutionary War.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Presbyterian Historical Society

Extent

1 sheet

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