William White, Additions to Sermons for the Advancement Society, Theological Seminary, Orphan School and House of Refuge.

Metadata

Title

William White, Additions to Sermons for the Advancement Society, Theological Seminary, Orphan School and House of Refuge.

Date

1779/1836~

Digital Identifier

ChristChurch.WilliamWhiteSermonv130

Call Number

v. 130

Description

William White (1748-1836) was born and educated in Philadelphia, and served as Rector of Christ Church and St. Peter's Church for 57 years. He also served as Chaplain of the Continental Congress, Chaplain of the Senate, the first presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States, and a long-time trustee for the University of Pennsylvania.

This text is a collection of additions Reverend White wrote for sermons delivered to "the Advancement Society & the Theological Seminary & Orphan School & H [House] of Refuge." The Advancement Society was a missionary organization, and the House of Refuge was an alternative to prison, meant to reform "juvenille delinquents."

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Christ Church, Philadelphia PA

Extent

37 pages

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

eng

Type

Text

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Rights Holder

Christ Church, Philadelphia PA