Pew rentals, 1818-1840

Metadata

Title

Pew rentals, 1818-1840

Date

1818/1840

Digital Identifier

StThomas.PewRentals1818-1840

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 St. Thomas from 1818 to 1840. Each listing includes the date rented, names of renters, pew number, and amount paid.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas

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

https://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/iiif.cfm/StThomas.PewRentals1818-1840/manifest

Rights Holder

African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas