Pew rent records, v. 2, 1779

Metadata

Title

Pew rent records, v. 2, 1779

Date

1779

Digital Identifier

PHS.ThirdPresbyterianChurchPewRentRecords1779

Call Number

V MI46 P4p v. 2

Description

The practice of renting pews was common in 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 paid to Third Presbyterian from May 1799 to December 1780. Entries are listed by pew number and congregant name, with dates and amounts paid, and they span two pages, verso and recto.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Presbyterian Historical Society

Extent

1 volume

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

Presbyterian Historical Society