Pew rent account book, 1840-1848

Metadata

Title

Pew rent account book, 1840-1848

Date

1840/1848

Digital Identifier

StPeter.RentRoll1840-1848

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 contains the pew rentals for St. Peter’s Episcopal Church from 1840 to 1848. Each listing includes pew number, name of renter, number of seats rented, seat rate, arrears, and total paid.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Extent

88 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/StPeter.RentRoll1840-1848/manifest

Rights Holder

St. Peter's Episcopal Church